Gary Shipe speaks with Associate Director Mirya Muņoz Roach, as she highlights one of the programs of St Vincent DePaul that builds and engages relationships in the Latino community; that of Centro Rendu.
Centro Rendu, founded in 2013, exists to protect, support, and defend Latino immigrant families through education, social services, legal advocacy, and leadership development that empowers and strengthens healthier communities and future generations.
Key components of Centro Rendu for the Latino community in South King County include:
Child and parent early learning opportunities.
Free adult basic education classes in Spanish, classes for English language learners, high school completion programs (GED & 21+), computer and financial literacy classes.
Culturally specific case management services to meet family's basic needs and achieve stability and self-sufficiency.
Youth and case management programs that work on gang, violence & drug prevention and intervention services with school districts and partnering agencies.
Legal immigration services to complete immigration applications by a board of immigration appeals (BIA) accredited representative and free immigration consultations.