Training, Low-income Housing, Teen Mothers
- Cuban National Council
SW 4th St Miami 33135
job training programs, schooling for at-risk Latino
youth, a special support program for teenage mothers,
of Commerce are local business associations offering
their members networking opportunities, career and
employment resources, employee job banks and financing
resources. There are many Chambers in the Miami area
which cater to Latino business owners and businesspeople.
Below is a partial list:
de Comercio Latina de USA (CAMACOL)
W. Flagler St. Miami 33135
national organization with over 2,500 active members.
The largest Latino business association in the US.
Provides career resources, networking opportunities,
financing sources. In-house employment bureau for
personnel. Also sponsors monthly dinners, seminars
and charitable events. Sponsors an annual international
forum to strengthen commercial ties with Latin America
and the Caribbean. The Florida Trade and Exhibition
Center, operated by CAMACOL, promotes U.S. exports
and offers technical assistance on international trade.
Miami branch below:
Chamber of Commerce of Miami Beach
Lincoln Road, Suite 216
Beach, FL. 33139
American Chamber of Commerce
Florida Puerto Rican Chamber
Coral way #214
Chamber of Commerce
Brickell Ave., 3rd Fl.
(305) 858- 1516
Chamber of Commerce & Industries
W. 49th Street, Suite 410
- Latin American Management Association
Policy Advocates/Lobbying Groups:
- National Council of La Raza
private non-profit Hispanic advocacy group established
to improve economic well-being of Hispanic Americans
and reduce discrimination against them. Assists Hispanic
community-based organizations nationwide. Provides
policy analysis and lobbying to influence public decisions
that affect Hispanic Americans.
Private Schools Association
SW 23rd Avenue Miami 33135
advocacy group designed to increase public awareness
of the principles and values of bilingual education.
- League of United Latin American Citizens
oldest Hispanic organization in the US. Founded to
advance the social and economic status of Hispanic
Americans through advocacy, policy research, and community
a civil rights manual for Hispanic Americans. Click
here for the manual (in pdf format - Adobe Acrobat
is currently involved in a class-action suit involving
"late amnesty" for some undocumented immigrants.
Click here for more info.
- the LULAC National Educational Service
sister organization of LULAC, designed to increase
educational opportunities for Hispanic youth from
low income families (household income less than $24,000)
through college and career counseling, tutoring and
branch of LNESC:
SW 82nd Ave Miami 33144