Latino Children and Families Council
Home of the Latino Community Information in Madison Wisconsin

Mission

Our mission is to promote and support the safety, wellbeing and success of Latino children and families through networking, advocacy, outreach and education in a culturally and linguistically competent manner


Goals

Build awareness of services by promoting community engagement collaborating with organizations that provide services to Latino families and children

Strengthen partnership between community organizations and Latino families

Promote access to quality and affordable childcare, school readiness, and success in school that is culturally and linguistically appropriate

Support and promote Latino /Hispanic cultural values and leadership among families, parents, providers, and community members

Represent the concerns of the Latino community concerning the children and families within our own organizations and to other organizations and systems


Board of Directors

Chair - Fabiola Hamdan of Dane County Department of Human Services / Joining Force for Families

Vice Chair - Teresa Tellez-Giron of Dane County Human Services /Child Protection Services

Secretary - Blanca Garcia UW

Treasure - Meghan Benson Planned Parenthood.

                         Latino Children and Families Council
                                                             Consejo Latino para los Niños y Familias