“As a city that values and embraces our diversity and inclusivity, I am proud to partner with these community-based organizations to support the needs of all District residents, including our growing Latino population,” said Mayor Bowser. “We look forward to partnering with these community organizations to continue creating pathways to the middle class and expanding opportunity.”
Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA) awarded $1,483,000 in Latino community grants among 64 501(c)3 organizations in FY 2020. MOLA’s Latino community grants seek to support the provision of culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the District’s Latino community. Programs funded complement resources available in the city and those available in the community.
In addition, Mayor Muriel Bowser, through her Office on Latino Affairs awarded $2,387,750 Immigrant Justice Legal Services (IJLS) grant funding to 22 community-based programs that offer legal services for immigrants in Washington, DC for FY 2020.
Grantees under the Latino Community Grant program in FY 2020