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  • LAZOS AMERICA UNIDA LAZOS AMERICA UNIDA

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(40.494137,-74.45257)
 

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Mission Statement

Lazos América Unida, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Central New Jersey with the mission of representing and advocating on behalf of the Mexican immigrant community as well as strengthening the relationship between the Hispanic and the broader community through grassroots projects that seek to enhance and foster individual and collective prosperity and involve the public, private, civic and research sectors at the local, state, national and transnational levels.

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Lazos use community based participatory action research to collect data and create sustainable programs, this data is collected by community members and analyze by Rutgers University researchers. Since 2003 inmigrants from Mexico has being creating comunity programs like the marigold project, New Brunswick 4-H, promoters training on different health topics, educational and cultural events and workshops like day of the dead, Guelaguetza and 5 de mayo in New Brunswick NJ. Binational conferences and students -faculty exchange, all this with the support of different institutions.

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