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Mission

NLCI’s mission is to focus the nation’s attention on the contributions and challenges of young Latinos by advocating for their success and well being through partnerships and programs.


Hashtag #younglatinovoices

Tweeting allows NLCI to talk and listen to young Latinos.  Words have power and we hope to encourage young Latinos to express themselves through our hashtag #younglatinovoices and help us build a strong network of young Latino leaders and opinion makers.  We reserve the right to delete any inappropriate tweets.


NLCI Friends and Supporters,

El Día de Los Niños is celebrated every April in the United States.  The U.S. Senate and U.S. House has recognized this day as April 30.  Thousands of children will celebrate this day throughout the nation recognizing the value of all children and raising awareness about the need to protect children and promote education, health and child safety.

Observed by states, cities and towns, the month celebration kicks off the National Latino Children’s Institute (NLCI) campaign to end violence against children and promote their well-being.  NLCI is the national steward organization for El Día de Los Niños in the United States.

NLCI mission is to serve as a voice for young Latino children and their well-being throughout the United States by advocating on their behalf at all levels of government, in communities and educational institutions.

Support our mission to continue our work by making a donation.  You are able to make a donation in the name of your family and your children at the nlci.org website.  Give Young Latinos a Voice schedule your donation today it is tax deductible.

Olga Aros
Board Chair
National Latino Children's Institute

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