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      Conexion Comunidad
Conexion Comunidad Last Updated: 1/18/2011 1:04:33 PM
 
637 North 11th Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Kristina Garcia
Board President
(815) 758-2125
kgarcia@nabatco.com
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General Information
Budget:  Less Than $25,000
# of Employees:   0
Accepts Volunteers:   Yes
# of Clients Served in a Year:   500
Mission Statement
The purpose of Conexion Comunidad is to provide connection for services to the Latino(a) community by offering information, education, resources and services. At the same time Conexion Comunidad will promote Latino(a) heritage to the non-Latino(a) community by working with and coordinating existing services through existing agencies and in effect acting as a bridge between the communities.
Description
Conexion Comunidad is a volunteer organization that offers classes, services and a meeting place for community members.
Areas of Service
Economic & Community Development
Community organizing
Community services
Job training and assistance
Other community improvements
Technical assistance
Education
Advocacy
Literacy
Other education
Tutorial organizations
Health
Diabetes-related
Human Services
Children/family advocacy
Children/youth development
Rights, Justice, and Legal Issues
Immigrant rights
Target Populations
Adults
Children and Youth
0-4
12-15
16-19
5-11
Economically Disadvantaged
Low income
Unemployed
Ethnic Related
Latino
Families
Parents
Single parents
General Public
Immigrants/Refugees
Non-English speaking
Men
Military/Veterans
Students
Women
DeKalb County Cities/Towns Served
All of DeKalb County
All of DeKalb County
Current Budget Revenue Sources
Federal:  0%
State:  0%
Fees:  10%
Medicaid/Medicare:  0%
Contributions:  60%
Other 3rd Party:  0%
County Government:  0%
Municipal Government:  0%
Foundations:  30%
Board Information
Number of Board Members:  10
Gender Breakdown:   Male: 20%  Female: 80%
Ethnic Breakdown:
         African: 0%
         African American: 0%
         Asian: 0%
         Asian American: 0%
         Asian American: 0%
         Cape Verdean: 0%
         Caribbean: 0%
         Caucasian / White: 20%
         Hispanic / Latino: 80%
         Multi-Racial / Muti-Ethnic: 0%
         Native American: 0%
         Portuguese: 0%
Board Residency Breakdown:
         Cortland: 10%
         DeKalb: 80%
         Genoa: 0%
         Hinkley: 0%
         Kingston: 0%
         Kirkland: 0%
         Lee: 0%
         Malta: 0%
         Maple Park: 0%
         Sandwich: 0%
         Shabbona: 0%
         Somonauk: 0%
         Sycamore: 10%
         Waterman: 0%
Board Officers
Officer 1:   Kristina Garcia (President)
Officer 2:   Zandra Garcia (Vice-President)
Officer 3:   Tricia Wagner (Treasurer)
Subsidiaries
 
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