LCA in the News

2023 Press

Fiesta del Sol in Sam Johnson park provided resources, fun and free tacos

Central Oregon Daily News Aug. 27, 2023

Who’s Who (Jimena Pineda)

Cascade Business News, Aug. 16, 2023

Governor Kotek stops in Redmond on her tour of Central Oregon

Tim Trainor, Redmond Spokesman, Aug. 25, 2023

LCA warms up for another glorious Latino Fest

Cascade Business News, Aug. 15, 2023

I feel very protected: Three C.O. nonprofits partner helping immigrants enroll in expanded state health care

KTVZ, Aug. 14, 2023

Madras embraces community (from Adelante Aug. 2023)

Cascade Business News, Aug. 10, 2023

Local Nonprofits Partner to Help Immigrants

Cascade Business News, Aug. 10, 2023

Oregon Health Plan expands free healthcare access to immigrant community

Colby Enebrad, Central Oregon Daily News, Aug. 9, 2023

Partner Highlight: Latino Community Association

Thrive Central Oregon newsletter, August 2023

Connecting through Language Educational Opportunities at the Latino Community Association

Noah Nelson, Cascade Business News, Aug. 8, 2023

Who’s Who (Brad’s transition)

Cascade Business News, July 19, 2023

Latino Community Association transitions to new leadership

Bend Chamber News, July 11, 2023

“I’m absolutely going to be missing the team”: Latino Community Association Executive Director Porterfield steps down

KTVZ TV, July 6, 2023
'I'm absolutely going to be missing the team': Latino Community Association executive director Porterfield steps down - KTVZ

Executive director of Latino Community Association steps down after 17 years

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, July 5, 20123

Porterfield steps down as Latino Community Association director

Redmond Spokesman, July 5, 2023

Who’s Who (Daniel, Claudia, Estefanie)

Cascade Business News, June 21, 2023

OR Food Aid Expansion Could Benefit Rural Immigrant Communities

Public News Service, May 22, 2023

Leader during the Pandemic will Speak at Latino Community Association’s Gala De Oro

Cascade Business News, May 4, 2023

Who’s Who (Marlene Peraza)

Cascade Business News, May 3, 2023

Migrants follow long road to American citizenship

Nick Rosenberger, Redmond Spokesman, April 18, 2023

Latino Community Association celebrates new offices, meeting space in Redmond

Bend Bulletin, March 4, 2023

Who's Who (LCA’s new board members)

Cascades Business News, Feb. 15, 2023

Latino Association Celebrates New Redmond Home

Cascade Business News, Feb. 14, 2023

Latino Community Association moves to new Redmond location

Redmond Spokesman, Jan. 19, 2023


As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, Central Oregon leaders discuss his legacy

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, Jan. 13, 2023

2022 Press

Who’s Who

Cascade Business News, Dec. 21, 2022


LCA’s Board President Wins National Honor

Cascade Business News, Nov. 17, 2022


Dine with LCA & Help Latino Community Thrive

Cascade Business News, Nov. 1, 2022


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

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, Oct 5, 2022


Foundation Grants will Boost Workforce Training for Latinos in Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, Sept. 22, 2022


Latino Community Association receives three foundation grants for workforce training

KTVZ, Sept. 20, 2022


Latino Fest returns, in person, to Central Oregon

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


Latino Fest lands in Central Oregon

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

An interview with Hilda León of LCA


Latino Fest returns to Madras

The Madras Pioneer, Sept. 7, 2022


Latino Association Invites Community & City Reps to Welcoming Week Event

Cascade Business News, Aug. 30, 2022


Latino Community Association partners with nonprofit to address  housing disparity

Joe Siess, Bend Bulletin, Aug 24, 2022


Latino Fest returns to Central Oregon after pandemic break

Central Oregon News, Aug. 23, 2022


Grants help Latino Association serve more families across Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, May 24, 2022


Latino Association expands business hours

The Spokesman, May 23, 2022


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

KTVZ news sources, May 20, 2022


Latino Community Association Offering Free Vaccination Clinics

Cascade Business News, Feb. 3, 2022

2021 Press

Latino Association hosts vaccination clinics to make holidays safer

Cascade Business News, Dec. 14, 2021

Latino Community Association-Ribbon Cutting

Bend Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 9, 2021

Latino Community Association Opens Empowerment Center

Bend Source Weekly, Nov. 3, 2021

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

KTVZ News, Nov. 2, 2021

Latino Community Association Bend Grand Opening / Gran Inauguracion

Bend Chamber news, Nov. 2, 2021

Latino Community Association expands Bend location, adds new services

KTVZ News, Oct. 1, 2021

Latino Community Association announces new staff and board members

Central Oregon Daily News, Aug. 25, 2021

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

Egebilsis, July 8, 2021

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

BendBroadband blog, July 2, 2021

Making Central Oregon a better place to live

Contribution by Oscar González, Empowerment Programs Manager at LCA

Bend Source Weekly, June 23, 2021

Latino Association makes vaccination festive

Madras Pioneer, June 22, 2021

2020 Press

Latino Community Association receives CARES Act funds

KTVZ News, Nov. 24, 2020 

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

Bend Bulletin, Nov 5, 2020

WaFd Bank Supports Latino Association’s Pandemic Aid 

Cascade Business News, Oct. 22, 2020

Latino Association presents new report on Central Oregon

Report: Central Oregon Latinos caught in housing crunch

Bend Bulletin, Oct 12, 2020

Latino Association wants Central Oregon to be welcoming for all

Bend Bulletin, Sept. 12, 2020

Latino Community Association revives position to assist with job searches

KTVZ News, Aug. 27, 2020

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

Cascade Business News, Aug. 6, 2020

The Latino Community Association Gets Grant To Help Close Funding Gap

GrantNews, July 20, 2020

Latino Community Association gives COVID aid

Madras Pioneer, July 8, 2020

Central Oregon generosity flows to Latinos

Bend Bulletin, May 26, 2020

Financial aid offered to Latino, immigrant businesses

KTVZ News, May 6, 2020

Latinos disproportionately affected by COVID-19

Bend Bulletin, April 28, 2020

Latino Community Association launches immigrant family relief fund

Central Oregon Daily News, April 20, 2020

Donors give to immigrant families through Latino Community Association

KTVZ News, April 20, 2020

Latino Community Association receives grant for census outreach

Bend Bulletin, March 22, 2020

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

Bend Bulletin, Feb 16, 2020

Cultural Coalition grant to support Latino Fest in Madras

KTVZ News, Jan. 28, 2020

Grant will double contributions to Latino Association

Cascades Business News, Jan. 14, 2020

2019 Press

Dia de los Muertos celebration set

Madras Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2019

Realtors contribute to workforce training for Latinos

Cascade Business News, Oct. 15, 2019

City of Bend, partners to celebrate Welcoming Week

KTVZ News, Sept. 8, 2019

Latino festival at Sahalee on Saturday

Madras Pioneer, Sept. 12, 2019

A nation of neighbors

Bend Source, Sept. 11, 2019

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

Cascade Business News, Aug. 20, 2019

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

Bend Bulletin, June 9, 2019

Sanchez hired as Latino youth program manager

KTVZ News, March 27, 2019

Latino Community Association names development manager

Redmond Spokesman, Feb. 20, 2019

English tutors make friends in Central Oregon

Bend Bulletin, Feb. 9, 2019

Redmond woman joins Latino Community Association board

2018 Annual Awards Banquet
Winner - Community Service Award

Redmond Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 18, 2019

2018 Press

Farm Labor Shortage Looms on the High Desert

Cascade Business News, Dec. 5, 2018

Seeking Asylum

Bend Source, Dec. 5, 2018

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

Bend Bulletin, Oct. 20, 2018

New Grant for Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, Oct. 11, 2018

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

New Grant for Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, Sept. 5, 2018


Bend-La Pine Schools works to address racial inequities

The Bulletin, Aug. 23, 2018

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

Grant Pays for Immigration Advice at Latino Community Association

Cascade Business News, July 24, 2018

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

Community Connection - Amiguitos: opening access for all youth

Bend Nest Parenting magazine, June 12, 2018

Latino Community Association Gala April 28

Cascade Business News, April 12, 2018

Latino Community Association Expands Tutoring Services for Adults in Central Oregon

Cascade Business News, March 29, 2018