April Events and Activities at El Centro Posted April 6, 2016 by Irene


April is shaping up to be a busy month for the organization.  Our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites are open just a few more days to prepare tax returns for taxpayers earning $54,000 or less. Our Olathe site (located at 11811 S. Sunset Dr. Olathe, KS  66601) will be open to prepare returns on Thursday April 7 (12-4:30pm), Saturday April 9 (8:30am-12:30pm), Wednesday April 13 (12-4:30pm) and Thursday April 14 (12-4:30pm).  Our Catholic Charities site (2220 Central Ave. Kansas City, KS  66102) will be open on Thursday April  7 (5:00-8:30pm), Saturday April 9 (8:30am-2:00pm), Thursday April 14 (5:00-8:30pm) and Saturday April 16 (8:30am-2:00pm).  For more information on our VITA sites, please call Chris Flores at 913-677-0100.

El Centro and the KC Metro Immigration Alliance are providing free citizenship application assistance on Saturday April 23 from 10:00am-3:00pm at our main office, 650 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS  66101.  Experienced attorneys and immigration professionals will be on hand to assist with the application process.  You must register for this service by calling our office at 913-677-0100.

Finally, the Olathe Latino Coalition is holding a Free Home Buyer Expo on Saturday April 30.  The event will be held at Kansas State University’s Olathe Campus, 22201 W. Innovation Drive, Olathe, KS  66061 from 1:00-5:00pm.  The expo will offer home buyer workshops and exhibitors include professionals representing realtors, bankers, inspectors, insurance agents, housing agencies and much more.  We are pleased to be one of the expo sponsors.  Register online at: