Grupo Latinoamericano (Latin American Group) is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that has served Southwest Missouri since 1989.

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring together Hispanic, Latin, and North American individuals and families for mutual support and friendship; to sponsor and promote cross-cultural social activities; and to serve as a resource to the community:

  • Educating newcomers about available community services.
  • Advising and assisting Hispanics  to adjust to new homes, new jobs, and a different culture in a new country.
  • Maintaining and recording the  richness and variety of the Hispanic culture, folklore, customs,  food and social life.
  • Teaching English as a second language.
  • Establishing a scholarship fund to assist Hispanic university students
  • Providing referrals for expert legal advice on immigration issues.