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LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups.

With approximately 132,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups.

Historically, LULAC has focused heavily on education, civil rights, health, and employment for Hispanics. LULAC councils and LULAC National Educational Service Centers provide approximately a million dollars in scholarships to Hispanic students each year. LULAC Institute programs include citizenship and voter registration drives, education and health events and programs that empower the Hispanic community at the local, state and national level.

In addition, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), LULAC's educational arm, provides educational programming to disadvantaged youth which impacts more than 18,000 Hispanic students per year at fourteen regional centers throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. SER Jobs for Progress, LULAC's employment arm, provides job skills and literacy training to the Hispanic community through more than forty-eight employment training centers located throughout the United States. The LULAC Corporate Alliance, an advisory board of Fortune 500 companies, fosters stronger partnerships between Corporate America and the Hispanic community.

Our Mission

Our Mission

LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs
LULAC History

LULAC History

All for One and One for All. Founded in 1929, is the oldest and most widely respected Hispanic civil rights organization in the US.
LULAC National President Domingo Garcia

LULAC National President Domingo Garcia

Mr. Garcia’s life is that of a self-made success and public service spanning decades of hard work and sacrifice, a son born of Mexican immigrants who earned his way from shoeshine boy to the Statehouse of Texas as an elected lawmaker.
LULAC Chief Executive Officer

LULAC Chief Executive Officer

Sindy Marisol Benavides is a Honduran-American immigrant who has experienced the American dream, and now devotes her career to public service, ensuring that countless young people, women, and immigrants have the same opportunity. ..
National Board of Directors

National Board of Directors

Learn more about the executive committee and board members.
Contact Us

Contact Us

All the information you need to get in touch with a LULAC office or representative.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About LULAC