Kids Camp 2021: Recap

2021-08-11T11:32:57-04:00August 11th, 2021|

Kids Camp has been a long-time tradition at Hope CommUnity Center for many years. It is a summer program organized by the Youth & Family department and is made possible by the support of camp counselors who are youth from Sin Fronteras, partner organizations, and volunteers. Every summer, children of all ages take part in [...]

Hope’s Statement in Response to Anti-Asian Attack in Atlanta

2021-03-18T13:01:47-04:00March 18th, 2021|

Two days ago, a mass shooting in Atlanta took the lives of 8 victims, 6 of whom were Asian American. This was an attack against women and immigrants of Asian descent. Since March 2020, 3,800 anti-Asian incidents have been reported during the global pandemic and have been fueled by xenophobic and racist rhetoric. This needs to end NOW.   Hope CommUnity Center is in solidarity with AAPI- Asian [...]

2020 Voter Guide

2020-11-03T09:45:34-05:00October 30th, 2020|

  Orange County English Spanish Seminole County English Spanish Lake County English Spanish If you need assistance or more information about early voting, vote by mail, voter education, or voter registration please CALL or TEXT our Time to Vote Hotline: 407-848-7206

HCC Presents: Virtual Candidate Forum

2020-10-15T15:00:58-04:00October 15th, 2020|

Join Hope CommUnity Center, Farmworkers Association of Florida, and Florida Immigrant Coalition on October 21st at 6:30pm EST via FB Live for a panel discussion with the running candidates for Apopka City Council Seat 2. Translations will be provided in español and kreyòl ayisyen. https://fb.me/e/3Hu6vdoSn ________________ Acompañe al Centro ComUnitario de la Esperanza, la Asociación [...]

Conozca Sus Derechos De Vivienda En La Era De COVID-19

2020-09-21T11:58:15-04:00September 21st, 2020|

Hope CommUnity Center y Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. se han asociado para ofrecer una sesión informativa sobre los derechos de vivienda. El abogado invitado, Camilo Parra, nos acompañara en una discusión sobre cómo entender sus derechos de vivienda en la era de COVID-19. Esta sesión será el 23 de [...]

DACA Update – August 24, 2020

2020-08-25T15:15:14-04:00August 25th, 2020|

On August 24, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provided guidance (https://bit.ly/31sKeVu), on how it will implement the Department of Homeland Security's July 28 memorandum (https://bit.ly/3jgOMnE) regarding DACA. It is important to know: USCIS will generally reject DACA renewal requests submitted more than 150 days in advance of status expiration. DACA recipients should file [...]

HCC Remembers and We #HonorThemWithAction

2020-06-12T14:50:14-04:00June 12th, 2020|

Four years ago, the deadliest attack on the LGBTQ+ community took the lives of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, leaving Central Florida mourning for the loss of these lives but standing stronger together after. Today we remember and honor the lives of the 49 and stand strong to continue fighting against the injustices of racial and anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination. This attack [...]

HCC’s Statement Regarding the Police Murder of George Floyd

2020-06-01T09:40:55-04:00June 1st, 2020|

Hope Community Center joins in expressing our profound anguish and outrage over the senseless killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. Mr. Floyd's murder was yet further evidence of the brutal legacy of white supremacy and systemic racism in our country. It is also not lost on us that this event [...]

Here’s What You Should Know About DACA

2020-05-21T16:20:44-04:00May 21st, 2020|

What is DACA? Since the Obama administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), in June of 2012, nearly 700,000 individuals benefited from temporary protection from deportation and employment authorization. In September of 2017, the Trump administration decided to rescind DACA and began taking steps to wind down the program. Several lawsuits challenging the rescission [...]

A Letter From Our Executive Director Regarding HCC’s Response to COVID-19

2020-04-01T14:23:23-04:00March 30th, 2020|

Dear Friends of Hope CommUnity Center: "We perceive a world in which everyone sits at the table together, with enough for everyone."  -Joy Harjo In the three months since I joined the family at HCC, the world has been overwhelmed by an unprecedented global health crisis.  COVID-19 has caused us all profound [...]

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