programs

Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Coalition

The oldest and one of the most effective Latino-driven community group working to improve residents’ lives in San Diego!

Since 2001, CMCO has been promoting safe, healthy, and drug-free communities by empowering youth, parents, residents, and community partners to create sustainable change. The vision of the program is a thriving, culturally aware community where health, equity, and safety are visible and experienced by every citizen.

CMCO partnerships and efforts:

  • Provide a space for community residents to express their concerns, establish partnerships, discuss strategies, and share responsibilities.
  • Build capacity amongst members to become community advocates and strengthen leadership skills.
  • Strengthen community collaborations between residents, city officials, law enforcement, community coalitions, and social service and health providers.
  • Improve the quality of life of in the Mid-City area of San Diego.