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  1. LATINO Links News, politics, arts, culture, entertainment, people, food, religion, business, careers, education, newspapers, and other categories of links, supported by Hispanic Online.

  2. Hispanic Culture Extensive links by country, provided by Yahoo.

  3. CiberCentro provides links to 20 Hispanic countries.

  4. LatinoLink , launched in 1995, was the first Web magazine to target Hispanics in the United States. It provides Latino-focused news, commentary and chat.

  5. Chicano.org, and online magazine for Chicanos in California and the southwest.

  6. LatinoWeb, a virtual information center for Latino resources, provides a gateway on the Internet where private, non-profit and public sectors can exchange information freely.

  7. Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), affiliated with the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin, facilitates access to Internet-based information on, from, or about Latin America, including regional, social science and humanity links.

  8. The Meeting of Frontiers explores the Spanish expansion into North America from Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas across the continent through Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and California all the way to Alaska, sponsored by the National Library of Spain and the Library of Congress.

  9. LatinWorld a directory of Internet resources on Latin America and the Caribbean.

  10. The Azteca Web Page contains information accumulated especially for Mexicans, Chicanos, and/or Mexican-Americans.

  11. Electric Mercado, a Latino Cultural Center and Marketplace, offers extensive links.

  12. DC Latino , a directory of resources for the Latino/Hispanic community in Washington, D.C.

  13. LARED LATINA (Latin Network) was established in 1996 for disseminating sociopolitical, cultural, educational, and economic information about Latinos in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe Metro area and the Intermountain Region which includes Metropolitan Areas such as the Salt Lake City/Ogden region, Denver, Phoenix, Tucson, Boise, Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada.

  14. Hispanic Serving Institutions, web links to almost 200 HSI colleges and universities, maintained by White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans and the Department of Education.

  15. HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

  16. The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR), representing 14 universities, seeks to enlarge the scope and raise the quality of research that has a bearing on U.S. Latino communities and establish a link between the Latino research community and the public policy arena.

  17. National Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies (NACCS), diverges from mainstream academic research by confronting such tenuous images and interpretations and challenging the structures of inequality based on class, racial, and sexist privileges in this society.

  18. Latino Issues Forum (LIF), is a non-profit public policy and advocacy institute dedicated to advancing new and innovative public policy solutions for a better, more equitable and prosperous society. Established in 1987, LIF's primary focus is on the broader issues of access to higher education, economic development, health care, citizenship, regional development, telecommunications issues and regulatory issues.

  19. The Julian Samora Research Institute (JSRI), is committed to the generation, transmission, and application of knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest. To this end, it has organized a number of publication initiatives to facilitate the timely dissemination of current research and information relevant to Latinos.

  20. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc., a nonprofit and nonpartisan educational organization established in 1978 to develop the next generation of Latino leadership. This is accomplished through programs to familiarize Hispanic students with policy-related careers, educational scholarship resources, and information dissemination through conferences and publications.

  21. ASPIRA is the only national nonprofit organization devoted solely to the education and leadership development of Puerto Rican and other Latino youth. ASPIRA takes its name from the Spanish verb aspirar, "aspire."

  22. National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund (NALEO), founded in 1981, develops programs that promote the integration of Latino immigrants into American society, develops future leaders among Latino youth, provides assistance and training to the nation's Latino elected and appointed officials; and by conducts research on issues important to the Latino population.

  23. Hispanic Employment Initiatives from OPM.

  24. HEP Managers The Hispanic Employment Program was established to focus specific attention on the needs of Hispanic Americans in all areas of federal employment. Here you will find information about Hispanic culture, activities, employment, recruitment, speakers and other helpful information.

  25. Saludos Hispanos, a resume posting service sponsored by the the magazine of the same name, is a conduit between applicants and potential employers who share the objective of reflecting the diversity of today's population in the workplace.

  26. Hispanic Heritage in the Parks. A list of parks based on their cultural and historic significance, with links to more detailed history, supported by NPS.  

  27. League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) seeks to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Includes an excellent list of links.

  28. Cuban American National Council, Inc.(CNC) conducts research and policy analysis on issues affecting Hispanics, Minorities, and Immigrants in the United States and provides education, employment and housing services to all disadvantaged individuals of various ethnic, racial and national backgrounds.

  29. Mexican and American Solidarity Foundation promotes a better understanding and rapprochement between Mexicans and the population of Mexican and Latino origin in the U.S. to propitiate further collaboration on projects of mutual interest and to better relations between Mexico and the United States.

  30. Sí, Spain promotes free exchange of information on Spanish current affairs and its historical, linguistic and cultural development.

  31. The National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations (COSSMHO), is the sole organization focusing on the health, mental health, and human services needs of the diverse Hispanic communities.

  32. Hispanic Federation is a membership organization of Latino health and human services agencies serving Hispanics in the New York area.

  33. CLnet National & Community Latino Organizations offers a huge alphabetical list of Hispanic organizations.

  34. Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), founded in 1986, strives to ensure that there is an equitable participation of the Hispanic community in Corporate America commensurate with the Hispanic purchasing power.

  35. Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), founded in 1972, represents 25,000 Hispanic lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.

  36. Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect and promote the civil rights of the more than 29 million Latinos living in the United States.

  37. Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) was founded in 1974 for increasing the number of Mexican Americans and other Hispanics in the technical and scientific fields.

  38. National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), established in 1984, is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry.

  39. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization established in 1968 to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

  40. United Farm Workers (NFWA), started by Cesar Chavez in 1962 to organize farm workers in California, offers an overview of the movement and updates on current issues.

  41. Organization of the American States (OAS), is the world's oldest regional organization, dating back 1889. Its purposes are to strengthen the peace and security of the continent; to promote and consolidate representative democracy, with due respect for the principle of nonintervention; to prevent possible causes of difficulties and to ensure the pacific settlement of disputes that may arise among the Member States; to provide for common action on the part of those States in the event of aggression, and more.

  42. Making Face, Making Soul, a Chicana feminist homepage supported by Susana Gallardo, offers short biographies of Chicanas, Chicana poetry and literature, cultural resources, academic resources, otras chicanas on the 'net, and more.

  43. Media Resource Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats on Hispanic topics, with reviews of a huge alphabetized list of films.

  44. American GI Forum (AGIF), is dedicated to addressing problems of discrimination and inequities endured by Hispanic veterans, with more than 500 chapters in the United States and Puerto Rico.