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Company Overview of National Council Of La Raza, Inc.
National Council of La Raza operates as a national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. The company enhances opportunities for Hispanic Americans on various issues, such as advocacy and empowerment, census, children and youth, civil rights and justice, economy and workforce, education, health and nutrition, immigration, research, and wealth-building policy. It operates through approximately 300 affiliated community-based organizations in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. The company was formerly known as Southwest Council of La Raza and changed its name to National Council of La Raza in 1972. National Council of La Raza was founded in 1968...
Raul Yzaguirre Building
1126 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Founded in 1968
Key Executives for National Council Of La Raza, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Senior Vice President of Programs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
National Council Of La Raza, Inc. Key Developments
National Council Of La Raza Announces Executive Changes
Dec 3 13
National Council of La Raza (NCLR) announced that Dr. Margaret R. (Peggy) McLeod has joined the organization as its new Deputy Vice President of Education and Workforce Development. In this capacity, Dr. McLeod will lead NCLR's education and workforce development programs, aligning several programs that help young Latinos prepare for college and careers under a rebranded NCLR's Lideres youth leadership initiative. In addition, Albert Jacquez has been named Director of the NCLR Policy Analysis Center. As Director, Mr. Jacquez will set strategic direction and advance NCLR's policy priorities while continuing to support NCLR's legislative work on Capitol Hill. Prior to her appointment at NCLR, Dr. McLeod served as Executive Director of Student Services in the Alexandria (VA) City Public Schools. Prior to joining NCLR, Mr. Jacquez was a principal at Strategic Solutions Washington. He was also appointed by President Clinton as Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. He was the chief of staff for Congressman Esteban E. Torres and staff director of the House Banking Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs.
National Council Of La Raza, Inc. Elects Jorge Plasencia as Chair of its Board of Directors
Jun 20 12
National Council Of La Raza, Inc. has elected Republica cofounder and CEO Jorge Plasencia chair of its board of directors. Plasencia is the first Cuban-American to serve as chair of the organization's board. He joined the board in 2006, and previously was its vice chair. Prior to founding Miami-based Republica in 2006, Plasencia was corporate VP and operating manager of Univision Radio. He has also worked as VP at Estefan Enterprises, the entertainment and hospitality company founded by Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Plasencia also worked as director of Hispanic marketing for the Florida Marlins from 1996 to 1997.
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