Partnership Designed to Provide Educational Services to Those in Need
Virginia Beach, Virginia – - July, 2014 – - Liberty Tax Service Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation has partnered with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC Ohio) in an effort to reach-out and better inform and educate the general Hispanic public. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was recently signed by the two parties stating their cooperation in providing educational services to those who are in need.
LULAC’s mission is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States. Together, with their resources, Liberty Tax Service and LULAC are able to reach and educate the Hispanic community at greater lengths. “Here at Liberty Tax, our passion for knowledge and education is what drives us to succeed and connect with the growing Latino community,” said Martee Saldaña Pierson, Director of Diversity Programs for Liberty Tax Service and Executive Director of Liberty’s Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation. “We are excited to be partnering with an esteemed organization, like LULAC, in an effort to better provide our community with the best tools and information to enhance their future,”
Brent A. Wilkes, National Executive Director for the League of United Latin American Citizens, added “This exciting partnership will allow both organizations to collaborate whenever possible for us to better serve our constituents by providing free fiscal, financial and life skills training and to enhance community awareness of education within our communities.”
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About Una Familia Sin Fronteras® Foundation
Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit established by Liberty Tax Service to serve the nation’s Hispanic community by providing FREE fiscal, financial, and life skills education. The Foundation creates partnerships with local and national community associations, non-profits, churches, school districts, governmental institutions, including the U.S. Dept. of Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, and Hispanic Consulates across the U.S. to deliver educational seminars, scholarships and job training skills to Latinos nationwide. With over 400 partnerships, the Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation has reached hundreds-of-thousands of Hispanics with vital information that will make a positive impact in their lives. “Liberty Tax Service has long been dedicated to enriching the communities it serves through community service and educational projects. Una Familia Sin Fronteras extends that philosophy by bringing educational resources to Hispanics in the United States,” said John T. Hewitt, founder and CEO of Liberty Tax Service. To read more about the Foundation, please visit Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation.
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.