Latino Center of the Midlands

Year Founded
1971
EIN
23-7208431
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Albert Varas
Primary Contact Name
San Juana Paramo
Main Address

4821 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
United States

What We Do
The Latino Center of the Midlands is an education and social service nonprofit located in South Omaha, the heart of Omaha’s Latino community. Our mission is to cultivate generations of engaged, thriving Latinos through educational support, workforce development, and leadership opportunities. We reach more than 3,600 individuals and families each year through mentoring, English and GED classes, U.S. citizenship education, nutrition education for all ages, a unique home-gardening program, the city's largest youth internship program, preventive health screenings, get-out-the-vote efforts, and civic education and engagement.  
Interesting Info
  • We partnered with more than 20 employers to create 60 youth internships in 2023.
  • Our Adult Education Program serves more than 500 lifelong learners every year, helping them advance in the workplace.
  • Our Pathways to Success student support system helps to address the disparity in graduation rates between Latino and Latina students and their peers.
Geographic Location
Teacher helping student with homework.
Two girls posing in front of garden.
Two interns in medical gear
Girl and boy posing in front of house.
Boy leaning down next to garden, smiling.