Amplify Austin, the annual online day of giving, has kicked off. It’s the chance for more than 600 nonprofits across Central Texas to get some much needed exposure and donations. This year, the event hopes to raise $9 million.
Here at Somos Austin, we’ve compiled a list of nonprofits that specifically serve Latinos or have it in their mission to enrich the understanding of Latino cultures in Central Texas. It’s complete with links to their donation sites. Give away!
This group trains young leaders in high school and college to become immersed in cross-cultural experiences and sends its members to go live and volunteer in various Latin American countries including Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador , Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Paraguay.
This nonprofit aims to create community within Latin American immigrants and international refugees by providing hospitality and promoting self-sufficiency.
A nonprofit group that aims to foster personal wellness by promoting an appreciation for Latin cultures through dance and language classes as well as social events.
Provides scholarships for Central Texas Hispanic students.
Promotes dignity and self-reliance by meeting basic needs with food and clothing for low-income individuals. The group also provides essential oral care and helps further educational development.
The museum dedicates itself to cultural enrichment and education through the collection, preservation and presentation of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture to promote dialogue and understanding among its visitors.
Latinas Unidas Por El Arte (LUPE Arte) promotes the arts and culture by providing arts education to youth and helping connect emerging and professional artists with employment opportunities. The group is also focused on promoting women artists and sharing Latino arts and culture with the community.
Aims to enrich culture in Austin through traditional Mexican folk dances and other educational programs.
This nonprofit produces and promotes Latino theater that provides a window into the Latino community and makes theater accessible to all audiences, especially those with little exposure to the arts.
This group works to ensure the success and growth of Austin’s Hispanic community by providing access to tools, training and other opportunities that allow Hispanic individuals to reach their full potential.