Community Building

Reflecting our mission of strengthening the Latinx community together, we implement programs that aim at building resilience and capacity through leadership development, education, social connectedness, and arts. We work with youth, adults, and families in ways that recognize the strengths and assets of our community.

Nuestro Futuro Project

In partnership with the Mid-Valley STEM-CTE Hub, which provides STEAM mentorship to middle school students of the Greater Albany Public Schools (GAPS).

Verano en el Parque 2023

On Saturday August 12th we ended the four-week summer program. This year theprogram included yoga and relaxation, arts, entertainment for children withpiñatas and a clown, financial education, and nutrition education through apartnership with OSU Extension. Verano...

Y-CAN Project

Enrolls students in a workforce development and a work experience program, as well as provides wraparound support to the students and their families.

Salud Financiera

Since early 2023, Casa Latinos Unidos has been partnering with the Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments (OCWCG) to implement a financial education program for Latinx families. Between January and June 2023, 140 individuals have participated in workshops we...

Youth en Acción

The Youth en Acción project is funded by the Oregon Health Authority Youth Advisory Council and has the purpose of engaging with high school youth in identifying issues of concern and developing solutions. In 2022-2023, a group of 11 youth from the Corvallis High...

Comité de Lideres

Initially funded with a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation and a Benton County ARPA grant, the Comité de Lideres is a leadership program aimed at developing capacity in the Latinx community to identify issues of concern and develop action plans to address...

The Colonia Paz Services Collaborative

Through a strong partnership with the Farmworker Housing Development Corporation (FHDC), Linn County Public Health, the Benton County Health Department, Community Outreach, Inc., and multiple other organizations, Casa Latinos Unidos plays a key role coordinating a...

CLU Supports the Economy of the Latinx Community

Casa Latinos Unidos is supporting the economic development of the Latinx community of Linn and Benton Counties. We do this through our Community Economic Inclusion core programmatic area, which includes three lines of work: financial education and coaching,...

Celebration of Cultures

We celebrate the cultures and traditions of the people of Latin American heritage, most of them first or second-generation immigrants.

Family Empowerment

We support the community comprehensively through a wraparound and system navigation program that assists individuals and families meet their basic needs and find resources across the social determinants of health.