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Community Resources Regarding the Latino Community

Amigos De Las Américas of the Twin Cities – program that sends teens and young adults on service projects to Latin America

Annex Teen Clinic (North Suburban Youth Health Clinic) - Clinic that aims to support young people ages 12 through 25 in Northwest Hennepin County during the challenging transition from adolescence to adulthood through advocacy, health care, counseling and education

Aqui Para Tí – a clinic-based youth development program for Latino youth ages 11-24 and their families

Baby Talks – educational program that aims to improve the parenting skills of expecting and/or parenting Latino and Hmong teens

Centro Minnesota – a partnership with Latino and Chicano families that offers respite from troubles, understanding to solve crises, education and encouragement to make change, nurturing and healing to strengthen families, art and culture to reaffirm Latino/Chicano identity and value, and resources to build a better future

CLUES – program that provides behavioral health and human services to the Latino community

Comadres y Compadres – education program that teaches participants how to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS and other STIs in a non-threatening, culturally sensitive way. Offered in Spanish and English

Health Access – program that aims to decrease risk factors for HIV/AIDS/STIs and teen pregnancy among high risk populations, primarily low-income communities of color including immigrants and refugees

Health Guide for Refugees in Minnesota (PDF) – aims to help refugees understand Minnesota’s health care system

La Conexión – Empowering the Latino Community in the Twin Cities through connections to resources, educational, economic, and community engagement opportunities

Minneapolis’ Youth Violence Prevention Blueprint for Action – plan developed by the city of Minneapolis, in partnership with a host of community stakeholders, that focuses on preventing youth violence

Minnesota Adolescent Health Gateway – Minnesota Department of Health website that provides information for providers, parents, and others to promote healthy adolescence

Neighborhood House – multi-cultural, multi-lingual center with programs in basic needs, education and youth leadership

Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council – organization that does regional research, planning and coordination of human services that make a difference in the lives of area residents

Office of Minority and Multicultural Health – division of the Minnesota Department of Health that focuses on minority and multicultural health

La Oportunidad – an organization that provides bilingual and bicultural family-centered educational and supportive programs to help Latino children, youth, adults and families in the Twin Cities metro area to achieve greater capacity, develop practical skills, nurture healthy relationships, and build a stronger community

PHYTT for Life Youth Center – aims to prepare youth and young adults for college by providing a safe and healthy learning environment through the support of tutors, volunteers, mentors, and various programming and strategic partnerships

La Prensa de Minnesota – El Periodico de la Comunidad Hispana en Minnesota

Q Health Services – community health program that provides access to affordable, quality care for all people

¡Qué Onda! (What’s Up) Program – a bilingual leadership program that allows Latino youth ages 14-18 to talk openly about their sexuality and health, lead important conversations about these topics with their family and friends, and help their community

Saint Paul’s Second Shift/Out-of-School Time – provides quality programs at safe neighborhood places for youth to go to when they are not in school

Teen Age Medical Services – adolescent outpatient program of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics that provides direct patient care, health education and promotion services to youth and families, peer education, and specialized training in adolescent health for residents and students

Walking the Walk-Talking the Talk (Hablando Claro) – program that assists neighborhood groups and residents in creating and implementing effective strategies for preventing teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS/STIs—focuses on Hmong and Latino communities

West Suburban Teen Clinic – offers comprehensive, professional, and low-cost medical, mental health, and health education services to youth ages 12 to 23 in a nonjudgmental, relaxed and friendly atmosphere