News & Events

20 06, 2019

CENTRO Emergency Food Pantry

June 20th, 2019|

June 20, 2019

By: Merari Alvarado | Assistant Director of Community Support


Centro Las Americas (Centro, Inc.), Foodbank provides area residents with emergency food provisions. The goal of this program is to reduce hunger among Worcester families and increase their chances of self-reliance by distributing quality food provisions and making appropriate referrals to other services and programs.

Cento […]

23 04, 2019

2019 Latino Film Festival

April 23rd, 2019|

Saturday, August 20, 2016
From 12 noon to 9:00 pm
On the Common at City Hall, Worcester, MA

30 01, 2019

Volunteer Services

January 30th, 2019|

Four Students from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine visited Centro recently to help reorganize one of our Food Pantry’s storage area.

They are from left: Harris Fitzgerl, Olivia Pea, Jay Sheintop and Hannah Kim.

They are all second-year students and members of the Tufts Veterinary Council on […]

4 01, 2019

1st Hispanic Arts Gallery

January 4th, 2019|

Join us at our 1st Hispanic Arts Gallery next February at the Worcester PopUp

We are looking for Hispanic artists who would like to showcase their art pieces.

This is an opportunity for local Hispanic artists to showcase their work.



If you […]

7 11, 2018

LEP Members at MCPHS

November 7th, 2018|

Thanks to our wonderful partnership with MCPHS; Our gratitude to our brilliant collaborators, Greg Waldorf, Colleen Massey, Carrie Graham, and their brilliant students.

Our LEP program participants say THANK YOU!!


5 10, 2018

1st Hispanic Heritage Breakfast 2018

October 5th, 2018|


You’re invited!

30 08, 2018

28th Latin American Festival Program Book

August 30th, 2018|

18 08, 2018

28th Latin American Festival

August 18th, 2018|

President’s Message | Saturday, August 18, 2018

It’s incredible that I can remember the first Latin-American Festival held in Worcester, in 1991; and today we celebrate the 28th festival.  It truly seems like yesterday.

We thank God for all of the years of culture, family, […]

17 08, 2018

Latin American Festival returns Saturday to Worcester Common

August 17th, 2018|

Updated Aug 16, 2018, at 1:13 PM

WORCESTER — With the 28th Latin American Festival coming up Saturday, the event may have “crossed” certain unifying and fun thresholds.

On the one hand, besides drawing thousands of people of Latin American heritage, “every year we’re getting more […]

25 06, 2018


June 25th, 2018|


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