Grupo Latinoamericano (Latin American Group) is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that has served Southwest Missouri since 1989.
Our mission is to bring together Hispanic, Latin, and North American individuals and families for mutual support and friendship; to sponsor and promote cross-cultural social activities; and to serve as a resource to the community:
- Educating newcomers about available community services.
- Advising and assisting Hispanics to adjust to new homes, new jobs, and a different culture in a new country.
- Maintaining and recording the richness and variety of the Hispanic culture, folklore, customs, food and social life.
- Teaching English as a second language.
- Establishing a scholarship fund to assist Hispanic university students
- Providing referrals for expert legal advice on immigration issues.