Building Our Community Together

We are a 501c3 community-based culturally specific organization.

Working in partnership with multiple organizations, agencies, and people from the community, Casa Latinos Unidos is committed to strengthening the Latinx communities in Linn and Benton Counties through programs that support people in meeting basic needs, building resilience and capacity through education and leadership development, and celebrating cultures.

As first and second generation immigrants with a deep commitment to our communities, we value and understand the cultural wealth that immigrants bring to the area, their capacity to make powerful contributions to the local economy and society, and the struggles they go through as they try to connect to resources and institutions. In partnership with others, Casa Latinos Unidos is here to make our Latinx community stronger.

Our Mission

Together we strengthen the Latinx community.

Our Vision

The Latinx community in Linn and Benton Counties will have access to resources, services, and knowledge, will participate in decision making at the local level, will advocate for solutions, and will be actively involved in building a healthy society.

Our Philosophy

Casa Latinos Unidos exists to strengthen individuals, families and communities, with a particular focus on those whose heritage is found in Latin American countries and who encounter barriers to access resources, knowledge and services because of cultural, linguistic, and economic reasons.

Our Story

Casa Latinos Unidos (CLU) is a community-based and culturally-specific organization with headquarters in the city of Corvallis, Oregon, serving the Latinx communities of Benton and Linn Counties. The organization was incorporated in 2008 with the mission to build community, offer social services, develop literary and intellectual skills, and create a space for cultural celebrations. At the beginning, CLU worked with the Latinx community of Benton County only but through the years it has expanded to Linn County as well. Now, in 2023, CLU’s main office is at Garfield Elementary School in Corvallis, with an office in Linn County, at the Lebanon Colonia Paz, and presence at the Greater Albany Public Schools.

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