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Center for Hispanic Policy & Advocacy CHisPA


The mission of the Center for Hispanic Policy & Advocacy (CHisPA) is to lead and influence change that improves the quality of life for Latinos in Rhode Island. CHisPA works with community groups, educational institutions, federal, state and local government units, foundations and corporations to improve opportunities for Latinos and other minority groups. Our services and activities include Information and Referral, an alternative school for high risk youth, community education, leadership development and other capacity-building programs. Technical assistance to emerging local groups and leadership in the areas of health access and education.

Income Source: Membership fees; fund raising activities, grants.

List of Services

  • Advocacy
  • At Risk Youth
  • Benefits Assistance
  • Case/Care Management
  • Disease/Disability Information
  • English as a Second Language
  • Ethnic Advocacy Groups
  • Health Education
  • Information and Referral
  • Spouse/Domestic Partner Abuse Prevention
  • Tax Preparation Assistance

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