Centro Latino

Planting the Seed, Growing the Future

1208 S 10th St
Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: (253) 572-7717
Fax: (253) 572-7837
Mon-Thu, 10:00-3:30

Serving Pierce County's Latino community since 1984.

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Community Dialogue Reports

June 16, 2016 | Category: Special Events

We are pleased to present the summary reports from the 2015-2016 Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center community dialogues. Centro Latino had the honor of hosting one of the dialogue events, which ...

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The Real Meaning of Cinco de Mayo (updated)

March 8, 2016 | Category: Articles

Antonio Sanchez, Ph.D, Centro board member and Assistant Director of Government Relations at Central Washington University, has written an article explaining the true origins of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. If you have ever been curious, download the essay here (DOCX) to find out what it's all about! The article is available in both English and Spanish.

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Latino Experience in Tacoma Panel Discussion

March 8, 2016 | Category: Special Events

On Feb. 18th, 2016, The University of Puget Sound hosted a panel discussion between members of Latinos Unidos and individuals affiliated with Centro Latino. The complete video of “Exploring the ...

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Seahawks honor Dr. Antonio Sanchez with NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award

Sept. 29, 2015 | Category: Donor Spotlight

Last week, the Seattle Seahawks presented Dr. Antonio Sanchez of Central Washington University with the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. Dr. Sanchez is the Assistant Director of Government Relations and ...

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Latin Arts Festival coming in August

May 5, 2015 | Category: Special Events

The Latin Arts Festival and Juried Art Show is coming to People's Park on August 16!

The theme of this year's exhibition is "Life Migrations of the Americas ...

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New volunteer opportunities available

April 28, 2015 | Category: Volunteer and internship opportunities

Centro Latino has new volunteer positions available! For more information, please see our volunteer page.

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Washington State Latino Equity Agenda Survey

Nov. 17, 2014 | Category: Surveys

Nine Latino nonprofit organizations have come together to prepare the Washington State Latino Equity Agenda agenda that identifies the most important issues for the success of Latino children, families and ...

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Centro Latino 2014 Street Fair Vendor Applications Available

June 23, 2014 | Category: Special Events

Centro Latino is taking vendor applications for our 2014 street festival! The festival will be held August 17th. Applications are due August 1st.

More information is available in this vendor ...

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Cafesito entre Amigas, el 30 y 31 de mayo

May 27, 2014 | Category: Special Events

La invitamos a disfrutar de pan dulce y un cafésito entre amigas para platicar sobre la educación temprana de nuestros hijos.

Para más información, mira nuestro calendario o llamar a Karla Tánori, 253-572-7717.

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Spring 2014 ESL class schedule

March 30, 2014 | Category: ESL classes

The Spring term of Centro's free English as a Second Language classes starts soon!

Classes meet on Fridays at Centro Latino. Levels 1-3 meet from 10 AM to 12 PM. Levels 4-6 meet from 12 PM to 2 PM. The term begins on April 11 and continues until June 20, 2014.

Our classes are 100% free. Please contact us to register.

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Día de los Muertos celebration on Nov. 3

Oct. 28, 2013 | Category: Special Events

Centro Latino, Tacoma Art Museum, and Proyecto MoLÉ invite you to celebrate Día de los Muertos with us!

Festivities take place at Tacoma Art Museum on November 3rd from ...

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2012 Annual Report

Oct. 28, 2013 | Category: Annual Reports

The 2012 Centro Latino annual report is now available.

Download it here (PDF).

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Interns and volunteers needed!

Aug. 6, 2013 | Category: Volunteer and internship opportunities

Centro is now accepting interested applicants (preferably bilingual) for Fall term 2013 internships or volunteering in the following areas:

  • Front desk / reception
  • Latino Student Support Program
  • SEL curriculum specialist
  • S.A. Advocate and Prevention Facilitator

If you are interested in applying for any of these openings and/ or would like further information as to the requirements, scope of work and benefits of working in these programs, please contact:

Christina Fajardo, Manager of Youth Services at 253-572-7717 or cdefajardo@clatino.org

Your interest in donating your time and talents is greatly appreciated! ¡Muchas gracias!

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Thank you Adrian!

Sept. 17, 2012 | Category: Volunteer Spotlight

Adrian Ordoñez Tostega teaches computer literacy in Spanish to adults at Centro Latino’s computer lab. Spending the summer with his relatives in Fife, Adrian is a student at Instituto Technologico de Minatitlan in Veracruz Mexico. He chose Centro Latino to fulfill his Internship from that college.

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2011 Annual Report

Sept. 17, 2012 | Category: Annual Reports

The 2011 Centro Latino Annual report is now available.

Download it here (PDF).

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Centro Latino 2011 X-mas Baskets

Nov. 29, 2011 | Category: Donation Drives

Centro Latino is grateful to all that generously donated last year to our Christmas Food Baskets. Together, we helped feed 60 Pierce County families.

This year our goal is to ...

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