LCA in the News

2022 Press

Decades after coming to the U.S. woman from Mexico becomes citizen

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, Oct 5, 2022

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/decades-after-coming-to-the-u-s-woman-from-mexico-becomes-citizen/article_d12ddf52-402c-11ed-bee3-07b3861577a1.html

 

Foundation Grants will Boost Workforce Training for Latinos in Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, Sept. 22, 2022

https://cascadebusnews.com/foundation-grants-will-boost-workforce-training-for-latinos-in-central-oregon/

 

Latino Community Association receives three foundation grants for workforce training

KTVZ, Sept. 20, 2022

https://ktvz.com/community/community-billboard/2022/09/20/latino-community-association-receives-three-foundation-grants-for-workforce-training/

 

Latino Fest returns, in person, to Central Oregon

Gustavo Bautista, Central Oregon Daily News, Sept. 12, 2022 

https://centraloregondaily.com/latino-fest-madras/

 

Latino Fest lands in Central Oregon

By Elizabeth Castillo, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Sept. 8, 2022

An interview with Hilda León of LCA

https://www.opb.org/article/2022/09/08/latino-fest-lands-in-central-oregon/

 

Latino Fest returns to Madras

The Madras Pioneer, Sept. 7, 2022

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2735295128698/latino-fest-returns-to-madras

 

Latino Association Invites Community & City Reps to Welcoming Week Event

Cascade Business News, Aug. 30, 2022 

https://cascadebusnews.com/latino-association-invites-community-city-reps-to-welcoming-week-event/

 

Latino Community Association partners with nonprofit to address  housing disparity

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, Aug 24, 2022

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/latino-community-association-partners-with-nonprofit-to-address-housing-disparity/article_720fccf6-23da-11ed-90c4-e7ccc5346491.htm

 

Latino Fest returns to Central Oregon after pandemic break

Central Oregon News, Aug. 23, 2022

https://centraloregondaily.com/latino-fest-returns-to-central-oregon-after-pandemic-break/

 

Grants help Latino Association serve more families across Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, May 24, 2022

https://cascadebusnews.com/grants-help-latino-association-serve-more-families-across-central-oregon/

 

Latino Association expands business hours

The Spokesman, May 23, 2022

https://www.redmondspokesman.com/news/latino-association-serve-more-families-across-central-oregon/article_d8e6b154-dae9-11ec-8c1f-3b17f7718d46.html

 

Two grants help Latino Community Association expand Redmond, Madras office hours, serve more residents

KTVZ news sources, May 20, 2022

https://ktvz.com/community/community-billboard/2022/05/20/two-grants-help-latino-community-association-expand-redmond-madras-office-hours-serve-more-residents/

 

Latino Community Association Offering Free Vaccination Clinics

Cascade Business News, Feb. 3, 2022

https://cascadebusnews.com/latino-community-association-offering-free-vaccination-clinics/

2021 Press

Latino Association hosts vaccination clinics to make holidays safer

Cascade Business News, Dec. 14, 2021

https://cascadebusnews.com/latino-association-hosts-vaccination-clinics-to-make-holidays-safer/

Latino Community Association-Ribbon Cutting

Bend Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 9, 2021

https://bendchamber.org/ribbon-cutting/latino-community-association-ribbon-cutting/

Latino Community Association Opens Empowerment Center

Bend Source Weekly, Nov. 3, 2021

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/latino-community-association-opens-empowerment-center/Content?oid=15668944

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/noticias-en-espanol/Content?oid=15668727

Latino Community Association marks Día de los Muertos with grand opening of new Bend facility

KTVZ News, Nov. 2, 2021

https://ktvz.com/news/2021/11/02/latino-community-association-marks-dia-de-los-muertos-with-grand-opening-of-new-bend-facility/

Latino Community Association Bend Grand Opening / Gran Inauguracion

Bend Chamber news, Nov. 2, 2021

https://business.bendchamber.org/events/details/latino-community-association-bend-grand-opening-gran-inauguracion-13094

Latino Community Association expands Bend location, adds new services

KTVZ News, Oct. 1, 2021

https://ktvz.com/news/central-oregon/2021/10/01/latino-community-association-expands-bend-location-adds-new-services/

Latino Community Association announces new staff and board members

Central Oregon Daily News, Aug. 25, 2021

https://centraloregondaily.com/latino-community-association-announces-new-staff-and-board-members/

Latino Community Association receives $12,000 from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation

Egebilsis, July 8, 2021

https://www.egebilsis.com/latino-community-association-receives-12000-from-cow-creek-umpqua-indian-foundation/

BendBroadband donates $15,000 to Latino Community Association for laptops

BendBroadband blog, July 2, 2021

https://blog.bendbroadband.com/residential/2021/07/02/bendbroadband-donates-15000-latino-community-association-for-laptops/

Making Central Oregon a better place to live

Contribution by Oscar González, Empowerment Programs Manager at LCA

Bend Source Weekly, June 23, 2021

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/Content?editor=true&oid=14845696

Latino Association makes vaccination festive

Madras Pioneer, June 22, 2021

https://pamplinmedia.com/msp/129-news/512781-410115-latino-community-association-makes-vaccination-festive

2020 Press

Latino Community Association receives CARES Act funds

KTVZ News, Nov. 24, 2020

https://ktvz.com/community/community-billboard/2020/11/24/latino-community-association-receives-cares-act-funds/ 

Latino Community Association receives $25,000 for COVID-19 relief

Bend Bulletin, Nov 5, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/latino-community-association-receives-25-000-for-covid-19-relief/article_e0fc0bb2-1fb2-11eb-91d8-e3a3d9138dd4.html

WaFd Bank Supports Latino Association’s Pandemic Aid 

Cascade Business News, Oct. 22, 2020

https://cascadebusnews.com/wafd-bank-supports-latino-associations-pandemic-aid/

Latino Association presents new report on Central Oregon

https://pamplinmedia.com/ceo/162-news/484758-390323-latino-association-presents-new-report-on-central-oregon

Report: Central Oregon Latinos caught in housing crunch

Bend Bulletin, Oct 12, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/bend/report-central-oregon-latinos-caught-in-housing-crunch/article_cb59b80a-0cd8-11eb-9e09-1bbd7c8bb4d1.html

Latino Association wants Central Oregon to be welcoming for all

Bend Bulletin, Sept. 12, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/guest-column-latino-association-wants-central-oregon-to-be-welcoming-for-all/article_f677b6a6-f47b-11ea-ad58-37e59e63746f.html

Latino Community Association revives position to assist with job searches

KTVZ News, Aug. 27, 2020

https://ktvz.com/top-stories/2020/08/27/latino-community-association-hires-workforce-navigator/

Latino Association will promote prevention, aid those with COVID-19

Cascade Business News, Aug. 6, 2020

https://cascadebusnews.com/latino-association-will-promote-prevention-aid-those-with-covid-19/

The Latino Community Association Gets Grant To Help Close Funding Gap

GrantNews, July 20, 2020

https://www.grantwatch.com/grantnews/the-latino-community-association-gets-grant-to-help-close-funding-gap/

Latino Community Association gives COVID aid

Madras Pioneer, July 8, 2020

https://pamplinmedia.com/msp/131-features/472804-382004-latino-community-association-gives-covid-aid

Central Oregon generosity flows to Latinos

Bend Bulletin, May 26, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/coronavirus/central-oregon-generosity-flows-to-latinos/article_bbf5e0f8-9ba6-11ea-a9a0-9719fbcc3a46.html

Financial aid offered to Latino, immigrant businesses

KTVZ News, May 6, 2020

https://ktvz.com/community/community-billboard/2020/05/05/financial-aid-offered-to-latino-immigrant-businesses/

Latinos disproportionately affected by COVID-19

Bend Bulletin, April 28, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/coronavirus/latinos-disproportionately-affected-by-covid-19/article_4bf5468a-8987-11ea-aab7-c7e127dfdbe6.html

Latino Community Association launches immigrant family relief fund

Central Oregon Daily News, April 20, 2020

https://centraloregondaily.com/latino-community-association-launches-immigrant-family-relief-fund/

Donors give to immigrant families through Latino Community Association

KTVZ News, April 20, 2020

https://ktvz.com/community/community-billboard/2020/04/20/donors-give-to-immigrant-families-through-latino-association/

Latino Community Association receives grant for census outreach

Bend Bulletin, March 22, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/latino-community-association-receives-grant-for-census-outreach/article_bb2a1fd4-6bb0-11ea-bae5-5732e05835b2.html

Summit, Mountain View high schools have big graduation rate gap between Latino, white students

Bend Bulletin, Feb 16, 2020

https://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/education/summit-mountain-view-high-schools-have-big-graduation-rate-gap/article_d01aef20-4939-11ea-9aa7-4b82b5e4e90f.html

Cultural Coalition grant to support Latino Fest in Madras

KTVZ News, Jan. 28, 2020

https://ktvz.com/community/2020/01/28/cultural-coalition-grant-to-support-latino-fest-in-madras/

Grant will double contributions to Latino Association

Cascades Business News, Jan. 14, 2020

http://cascadebusnews.com/grant-will-double-contributions-to-latino-association/

2019 Press

Dia de los Muertos celebration set

Madras Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2019

https://pamplinmedia.com/msp/131-features/442357-355689-dia-de-los-muertos-celebration-set

Realtors contribute to workforce training for Latinos

Cascade Business News, Oct. 15, 2019

http://cascadebusnews.com/realtors-contribute-to-workforce-training-for-latinos/

City of Bend, partners to celebrate Welcoming Week

KTVZ News, Sept. 8, 2019

https://ktvz.com/news/2019/09/08/city-of-bend-partners-to-celebrate-welcoming-week/

Latino festival at Sahalee on Saturday

Madras Pioneer, Sept. 12, 2019

https://pamplinmedia.com/msp/131-features/438291-349626-latino-festival-at-sahalee-on-saturday

A nation of neighbors

Bend Source, Sept. 11, 2019

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/a-nation-of-neighbors/Content?oid=11119734

Grants Help Latino Association Prepare Immigrants for Workforce, Expand Health Insurance

Cascade Business News, Aug. 20, 2019

http://cascadebusnews.com/grants-help-latino-association-prepare-immigrants-workforce-expand-health-insurance-enrollment/

Guest column: Giving driver’s licenses to illegal residents will improve road safety

Bend Bulletin, June 9, 2019

https://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/7210947-151/guest-column-drivers-licenses-for-all-oregonians-means

Sanchez hired as Latino youth program manager

KTVZ News, March 27, 2019

https://ktvz.com/news/2019/03/27/sanchez-hired-as-latino-youth-program-manager/

Latino Community Association names development manager

Redmond Spokesman, Feb. 20, 2019

https://www.redmondspokesman.com/news/in-brief-latino-community-association-names-development-manager/article_a5e50d41-bcac-55d2-bd78-624a5f1bfda8.html

English tutors make friends in Central Oregon

Bend Bulletin, Feb. 9, 2019

https://www.bendbulletin.com/lifestyle/6909209-151/english-tutors-make-friends-in-central-oregon

Redmond woman joins Latino Community Association board

https://www.redmondspokesman.com/news/in-brief-redmond-woman-joins-latino-community-association-board/article_fdc12dcf-7d50-52da-b81e-cf6646a53161.html

2018 Annual Awards Banquet
Winner - Community Service Award

Redmond Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 18, 2019

https://latinocommunityassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/2-2019-RDM-Business-News.pdf

2018 Press

Farm Labor Shortage Looms on the High Desert

Cascade Business News, Dec. 5, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/farm-labor-shortage-looms-high-desert/

Seeking Asylum

Bend Source, Dec. 5, 2018

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/seeking-asylum/Content?oid=8791487

Guest column: ‘Sanctuary” law doesn’t shield criminals

Bend Bulletin, Oct. 20, 2018

https://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/guest-column-sanctuary-law-doesn-t-shield-criminals/article_4cf36cf9-00b0-5083-b2ee-16eec06b4490.html

New Grant for Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, Oct. 11, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/new-grant-latino-community-association/

Latino Community Association to Open Doors at New Location During Bend’s Welcoming Week

KTVZ News Oct. 10, 2018

Latino Community Association to Open Doors at New Location During Bend’s Welcoming Week

Bend Chamber News, Sept. 13, 2018

Two New Grants Help Power Youth Rising Program

Cascade Business News, Sept. 5, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/two-new-grants-help-power-youth-rising-program/

New Grant for Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, Sept. 5, 2018

ttp://cascadebusnews.com/new-grant-latino-community-association/

Bend-La Pine Schools works to address racial inequities

The Bulletin, Aug. 23, 2018

https://www.bendbulletin.com/newsroomstafflist/6463738-151/bend-la-pine-schools-works-to-address-racial-inequities

Grants assist C.O. programs for Latino students

KTVZ, News Channel 21, Aug. 20, 2018

Business Dispatches: Latino Community Association received $20,000 to support its role in a new partnership with Immigration Counseling Service

Bend Bulletin business section, July 26, 2018

https://www.bendbulletin.com/business/6406181-151/business-dispatches

Grant Pays for Immigration Advice at Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, July 24, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/grant-pays-immigration-advice-latino-community-association/

Latino Community Assn. grant funds immigration advice

KTVZ, News Channel 21, July 20, 2018

Immigration rally draws more than 100 in Redmond

Redmond Spokesman, June 30, 2018

https://www.redmondspokesman.com/news/6350409-151/immigration-rally-draws-more-than-100-in-redmond

Community Connection - Amiguitos: opening access for all youth

Bend Nest Parenting magazine, June 12, 2018

https://www.bendsource.com/bend/community-connection/Content?oid=6247067

Latino Community Association Gala April 28

Cascade Business News, April 12, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/latino-community-association-gala-april-28/

Latino Community Association Expands Tutoring Services for Adults in Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, March 29, 2018

http://cascadebusnews.com/latino-community-association-expands-tutoring-services-adults-central-oregon/