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The region’s flagship Latino-focused

non-profit

We are the only Latino-focused nonprofit in the region with a team of employee Promotores who conduct home visits to assess needs and connect Latinos to a multitude of health, education, and youth development services.

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The Latino Leadership Council is founded on the principles of advocacy, leadership and systemic change.

Advocacy

We walk alongside the families we serve and model advocacy for them so they can become their family’s best advocate.


Leadership

We embrace leadership with our program participants who find their voices, and in doing so, help others.

 

We also embrace leadership with our promotores. With every family they manage, the promotores gain insights, sow compassion and develop organizational, communication and leadership skills that are integral to their careers as doctors, teachers, social workers or elected officials. 


Systemic change
Our promotores interact with systems and agencies. We provide crucial support to promote change and transform policy and systems to help our communities thrive. 

Mission

Our mission is to foster leadership, education and advocacy on behalf of the Latino community through cultural inclusivity, strategic partnerships and innovative approaches.

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Values

values

Relationships

We build collaborative relationships based on trust and mutual respect.

Personal and community growth

We educate and advocate opportunities to continually grow and develop our skills and promote community wellness.

Integrity
 

We do what we say we will do with honesty, transparency and accountability.

Community pride
 

We treat each other with dignity and cultivate a sense of cultural achievement to benefit the good of the community.

Catalyst for change

 

We continually challenge systems and communities to bring about changes in approaches, perceptions, behaviors and outcomes.

Latino Leadership Council Staff

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Executive Director

Elisa Herrera

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Deputy Director

Celina Salas 

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Fund Development & Programs Director

Indira Infante

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Bookkeeper

Tamara Rosales

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Outreach Coordinator

Crystal Lopez-Franco

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Programs Assistant

Rubi Ventura

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Promotora

Nidia Russi

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Health Education Coordinator / Promotora

Irene Botello

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Promotora

Maria Uribe

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Promotora

Yolanda Aceves

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Promotora

Kelita Alvarez

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Mami y Yo Coordinator / Promotora

Lissett Carrasquel

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Promotor

Jaime Diaz

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Youth Coordinator

Amy Barrios

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Youth Promotor

Axel Funes

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Youth Promotora

Julia Figueroa

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Parent Project Coordinator / Promotor

Saul Flores

directors

Board of Directors

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Board President

Ernesto Pineda

Retired, Gerard Group Data & Analytic Consulting

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Vice-President

Renee Regacho-Anaclerio, Ph.D.
Retired, Assistant Superintendent, Placer County Office of Education

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Treasurer

Anna González-Cifuentes,

Teacher, Placer High School

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Secretary

Angela Breining, JD

Staff Attorney, Statewide Organization Support Team, CRLAF

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Board Member

Rachel Guerrero,

LCSW – Former Chief, Office of Multicultural Services,

CA Department of Mental Health

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Board Member 

Reyes Ortega, Ph.D. 
Professor Emeritus, Sierra College

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Board Member

 Hermán Barahona

Community Organizer, Sacramento Environmental Justice Coalition

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Board Member

Sandra Reyes

Senior Victim Advocate,

Placer County District Attorney's Office

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  • Who can I contact to give donations to?
    For cash or check donations: Elisa Herrera at (530) 333-3283 or Elisa@latinoleadershipcouncil.org For donation supplies: Celina Salas at CelinaS@latinoleadershipcouncil.org
  • How are you funded?
    The Latino Leadership Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It receives no federal or state funding. Support comes from financial and in-kind donations or grants.
  • What items should I donate?
    Bottled waters Office supplies — printer paper, blue ink pens, notepads, etc. Art supplies for children — crayons, washable markers, construction paper, etc. Craft supplies — Beads, jewelry, yarn, etc. Toiletries, household cleansers and disinfectants and other essential household items Gift cards for families — Target, Walmart, gas stations, etc.
  • What services do you provide?
    Assistance with accessing community resources Referrals to other agencies and services Prenatal and postnatal family support Health screenings and vaccination clinics Counseling and support groups - Parent Project - ​Superación Personal - Rincón de las Comadres - Mami y Yo - Entre Amigos
  • Who do you serve?
    The Latino Leadership Council (LLC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a multitude of services to underserved Spanish-speaking populations.
  • How do I volunteer?
    Information on becoming a volunteer is located on the "Get Involved" page. All prospective volunteers must attend an orientation.
faqs

Frequently asked questions

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