June 2020 Newsletter

Our mission is to cultivate the strength and resilience of children and families, improve the quality of life in our community, and maintain our community’s heritage, history, and culture.

Change is Needed! Tired of the hate, tired of the injustice, tired of saying something and not being heard, Black Lives Matter! Common quotes we have heard over the last few weeks in the wake of another African American man viciously taken away from this world by police brutality. People rise when they cannot take it anymore; that is where Philadelphia is; that is where the entire nation is at this point. Things need to change!
While we live in a nation that provides great opportunities and many people, minorities included have been able to achieve the so called “American Dream”, there are far too many instances where we are reminded people have hate embedded in their mind and push agendas that hurt us all from uniting as one true country, as one true people.
Since 1962, Concilio has combatted discrimination and lack of inclusion creating a place where all people Latinos and non-Latinos can come for resources and support. We cannot stand in silence as racial inequalities continue to plague systems that were built to protect but often times serve the opposite purpose. It is our duty to practice our 1st amendment rights, to voice our concerns when something is wrong, to stand in solidarity with our black brothers and sisters who’s very livelihood is threatened simply by the color of their skin.
Make your voices heard so that change can take place but be mindful of the destruction that is occurring in our own communities. Do not tear down businesses in our neighborhoods; some will not be able to recover and leave an empty void that will not be replaced. Let’s take care of each other, our neighborhood and focus our energy on making systems change.

Love, respect, and honor those who have been taken away by hate.

Sincerely.

Adonis Banegas

Executive Director

Welcome New FSS Manager

The building may be closed, but the Agency is here for YOU! Programs update.

Follow our YouTube Channel to view our Out of School Time videos.

Read how one parent used our YouTube Channel during this time of quarantine. 

We are Hiring!
You can find this full posting on Indeed.

Join us for our Hispanic Fiesta – 2020 Virtual Edition with Brenda K. Starr & local performances

Join us for our Hispanic Fiesta – 2020 Virtual Edition with Brenda K. Starr & local performances

June 2020 Newsletter

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