In the News & Recent Events

Recent Events

Comcast and Comcast Impact Presents $20,000 at the Center’s 2017 Latino Progress Breakfast 

June 14, 2017

Comcast and Comcast Impact is proud to support Center for Latino Progress – CPRF‘s FUTUROS STEM program with a $20,000 foundation grant! We are thrilled to support the Center’s efforts to prepare youth for civic community volunteerism, careers & college opportunities.” Karen Perham-Lippman, Manager of Community Investment, Comcast Cable

Hispanic Millennials Wildaliz Bermudez and Robert Cotto, Jr. were recognized as the 2017 Latino Progress Champions.


BiCi Co. Hosts Summer Happy Hour for Volunteers & Members
August 29, 2016
The Center’s BiCi Co. program hosted a Summer Happy Hour for its faithful volunteers and members. There was a great turnout at the event and they successfully tested the bike corral in front of the building. Many thanks to all those who attended!

Mayor Bronin Awards Summer Youth Employment Participant with A Special Gift
August 12, 2016
The City of Hartford and Capital Workforce Partners announced that Nayeli Alvarez, a participant in The Capital Workforce Partners Summer Youth Employment & Learning Program, was the recipient of a Kindle for her participation in the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ DollarWise Summer Youth Contest. Nayeli held an internship with The Center this summer and was one of 77 youth from the City of Hartford who participated in the contest. “There is no better time to teach financial literacy than with a teen’s first job. The Center for Latino Progress is proud of our student interns for opening bank accounts, learning about budgeting, and committing to financial literacy,” said Yanil Teron, The Center’s Executive Director.

CT-N: BEST Chance Job Skills Training Program Briefing
July 19, 2016

Gov. Dannel Malloy and others briefed on the success of the BEST Chance program, which The Center is a proud provider of. The Center’s Kim Flint, Programs Director, is featured in the video presented during the briefing showcasing the program and its successful re-integration of former offenders.

Prudential Cares Volunteers at The Center
May 20, 2016
Prudential employees spent the afternoon at the Center for Latino Progress removing old electronics for recycling and boxes of paper for shredding. This was a sizable task and their work was a tremendous help to The Center. Prudential and its employees are wonderful supporters of our organization and we sincerely thank them for all of their hard work and support of our mission!

In the News

Courant_IconCenter for Latino Progress Awarded $250,000 for BiCi Co. Social Enterprise
February 2, 2017, Hartford Courant

Center for Latino Progress Receives $102,000 Grant From Hartford Foundation For Transport Hartford Academy
January 25, 2017, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Center for Latino Progress Receives $10,000 Grant From Comcast Foundation
January 24, 2017, VermontBiz.com

Courant_IconPrudential Foundation Grant to Support Marketing and Institutional Development at the Center for Latino Progress
January 3, 2017, Hartford Courant

news_iconLatino Center Receives Bikes for BiCi Co.
July 19, 2016, The Hartford Guardian

Courant_IconUConn Donates Bikes to BiCi Co. Program for Hartford Teens
July 18, 2016, Hartford Courant

news_iconLocal Cyclist and Organizer Receives Award
June 29, 2016, The Hartford Guardian

news_iconHartford Bike Life
April 18, 2016, RealHartford.org

Courant_IconBIKE LIFE – Hartford! Kicks Off This Week
April 11, 2016, Hartford Courant

CT Latino NewsUnique New Bike Shop Offers Hartford Teens Diverse Opportunities
April 4, 2016, CTLatinoNews.com

Courant_Icon#MyHartford: CLP’s Tony Cherolis Takes Over The Courant’s Instagram Account
March 18, 2016, Hartford Courant

Courant_IconCenter for Latino Progress’ H.O.M.E. Program Making Homeownership Possible in Hartford
March 7, 2016, Hartford Courant

HBJ_logoCenter for Latino Progress announces new director of advancement and marketing
March 4, 2016, Hartford Business Journal

Identidad_Latina_IconConnecticut se prepara para combatir el Virus del Zika
February 11, 2016, Identidad Latina

Courant_IconProgram to Provide Work-Based Learning and Entrepreneurial Education
December 30, 2015, Hartford Courant