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Black Lives Matter!

As a Latino mother, raising three young adults, leading a Latino serving organization, I am heartbroken as I reflect over the past two weeks. Processing my feelings not because of the continued injustice and unrest in our country, but for the continued disregard of…

Learn about El Centro’s Efforts During Covid-19

El Centro is proud to play an active role in softening the impact of the current pandemic by helping the Latino community. Learn about our efforts during Covid-19 and join us!  Over 8,500 people fed 220 applications for unemployment, SNAP or Kancare benefits Utility…

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Remember to Vote!

Remember to Vote!

Or vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th.  If you need to know where your voting place is just use this link: https://myvoteinfo.voteks.org/VoterView/PollingPlaceSearch.do

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund

The Olathe Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund officially kicked off its 2016 Campaign this morning at City Hall during the Olathe Chamber Coffee. El Centro has once again been selected as a beneficiary of the fund and we are very grateful to the companies, organizations and...

El Centro Holds Financial Literacy Class

El Centro Holds Financial Literacy Class

El Centro, in partnership with Brotherhood Bank & Trust, offered the Financial Literacy Class last Saturday. The class was delivered in a small, intimate environment, in which 13 participants were encouraged to interact with the presenters and with each other by...

Promotoras Prepare for Busy Weekend

Promotoras Prepare for Busy Weekend

Last Saturday, our Promotoras participated in a Health Fair in St. Louis, organized by the Mexican Consulate, Pfizer and Latinos en Accion. Here in Kansas City, the Promotoras continue to educate our population by increasing their knowledge of healthy eating and in...

El Centro Staff Participates in KanCare Expansion Forum

El Centro Staff Participates in KanCare Expansion Forum

Health Navigators Justin and Erica attended a community forum in Wyandotte County last week about expanding KanCare, the Medicaid program in Kansas. The forum was hosted by the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, a coalition which El Centro is a part of. Speakers included...

GM Employees Tour our Academy for Children

GM Employees Tour our Academy for Children

We were delighted to host United Way of Wyandotte County Employee Campaign Managers (ECMs) from General Motors/UAW Local 31 at our Academy for Children. The group got a first hand look at our nationally-accredited, dual-language pre-K for 2 1/2 to 5 year old children....

Voter Registration and Education Canvass

Voter Registration and Education Canvass

Join us to promote voter registration and education in Wyandotte County on Saturday September 10th from 9:00 am- 1:00 pm.  Meet at El Centro, 650 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS  66101 at 9:00am.   Schedule: 9-9:45 Briefing PowerPoint, Q&A, contact info...

Expand KanCare Community Forum

Expand KanCare Community Forum

El Centro invites you to an important community forum next week regarding Medicaid Expansion in Kansas. We believe that expanding eligibility for Medicaid/KanCare, would reduce the extent of unmet need in the health care system and, therefore, improve the health...