Unidos McMinnville honored Chemeketa Yamhill Valley for outstanding community collaboration at an awards banquet March 10. Unidos Bridging Community (Unidos) is a community-based, non-profit organization serving Yamhill County.
Established in 2012, Unidos promotes the integration, participation, representation, and success of Latino individuals and families in Yamhill County while building bridges of understanding and support among Latinos and non-Latinos.
The work of Unidos is accomplished through education of community members, policy and community advocacy, immigration support, and leadership development in an environment where collaboration and relationship-building is essential.
Chemeketa Yamhill Valley supports Unidos by –
- Hosting citizenship classes throughout the year
- Providing an office space
- Help provide leadership for their Latino Advocacy Coalition leadership group
- Host and help staff events in the county to support Latino families