SinceSociedad Latina has been working in partnership with Latino youth and families to end the cycle of poverty, inequality to access of health services, and lack of educational and professional opportunities in our community. We introducing innovative solutions to the most critical problems facing young Latinos today.
Our approach celebrates our diverse Latino heritages and enables young people to forge identities with deep roots in Latin culture. Our model supports positive creative youth development from ages 11 to 21, creating a community that values young people and enables them to be leaders in their community. Each year, Sociedad Latina serves 5, young people and adults.
Over a thousand of these young people participate intensively our integral and coordinated daily programming, in four key areas that meet the needs and interests of the community: EducationWorkforce DevelopmentCivic Engagementand Arts and Culture. Programs promote long-term participation, positive interactions with adults, and cultural pride. We recognize that giving youth an extensive support network enables them to develop as confident, competent, self-sustaining, and proud young adults.
Through Pathways to Success, we connect youth to ten years of intensive, free year-round programming that uses culturally and linguistically responsive practices to capitalize on our young people's strengths and assets, such as bilingualism, high-aspirations, resiliency, and strong family and community ties.
Through educational, cultural, social-emotional, and professional supports rooted in the community, Sociedad Latina empowers youth to succeed in school, build critical 21st- century and workforce development skills, take pride in their culture, and engage in their community.
With our Pathways model, youth and families grow long-term relationships with staff who consistently hold them to high standards and connect them with needed support services, both within Sociedad Latina and through our wide referral network. To view a complete list of supporters, please. Sociedad Latina Creating the Next Generation of Latino Leaders SinceSociedad Latina has been working in partnership with Latino youth and families to end the cycle of poverty, inequality to access of health services, and lack of educational and professional opportunities in our community.
Mission Sociedad Latina's mission is to create the next generation of Latino leaders who are confident, competent, self-sustaining and proud of their cultural heritage.