CENTER FOR COMMUNITY AND JUSTICE
The major goal of CCJ's educational equity effort is to promote policy efforts to address the academic and English language acquisition needs of Latino students.
The primary goal of our social justice efforts is to defend the civil and human rights of Latino families in Idaho, and to work against discrimination and the unjust treatment of the families we serve.
Centro works in collaboration with other human rights and community-based non-profit organizations to provide access to information and resources for the large Spanish-speaking Idaho immigrant community.
Our overall goal is to address health problems experienced by Idaho Latinos, by helping document factors contributing to health issues, and to recommend culturally appropriate interventions for eliminating and/or reducing Idaho Latino's health risks.
Formerly The Council on Hispanic Education, Centro, is a non-profit community-based organization founded in September of 1996.
CCJ is a private not-for-profit corporation organized under and pursuant to the Idaho Nonprofit Corporation Act, Chapter 3, Title 30, Idaho code. The organization is exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The primary focus of our work is targeted towards local Idaho communities high concentrations of low income Latino families in need of health, education, and immigrant related services.
A culturally based program to reduce unplanned pregnancy and the risk of developing sexually transmitted infections including HIV among Latino youth.
IMMIGRATION: Questions about DACA and the renewal process? Click here for more information.
HEALTH EDUCATION: We are planning a Cuidate class for Boise-area students at our office on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Call 208-412-4852 for more information.
We have been presenting information about HIV/AIDS and at the Consulate of Mexico in Boise on a bi-weekly basis.