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December 1, 2017
Bienvenidos a Cleveland began through a collaboration between Cuyahoga Community College, Esperanza Inc., the Spanish American Committee and Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) launched a website supporting Bienvenidos a Cleveland, a collaboration project designed to assist Puerto Rican families relocating to Cleveland following the devastation of Hurricane...
March 1, 2017
GED Graduation 2017
On Friday, February 24th, The Spanish American Committtee had 6 students graduate and receive their diplomas from our GED Program. Congratulations to Banny de León, Yahaira Bonilla, Paola Rivera, Larisett Valdez, Honorario González, and Gloria Lopez on this great acheivement and all your hard work. Thank you to United Way of Greater Cleveland for helping to make this...
January 10, 2017
Opportunity Corridor to host Career Awareness Sessions at SAC
•Learn about career opportunities in the construction industry
•Learn critical job readiness skills such as resume building and job search techniques
•Learn how to network with employers in the transportation/construction industry
January 11th and February 8th
Job-Readiness 3-5 pm
Career Awareness 5-7 pm
January 6, 2017
This holiday season, Spanish American Committee partner Westfield Insurance and their employee group MOSAIC organized a Holiday Giving Activity in which they purchased gifts for almost 50 local children in need!
Thank you to Westfield and MOSAIC for partnering with SAC for this wonderful opportunity!
October 7, 2015
On Monday October 5, 2015 the Spanish American Committee (Cleveland, Ohio) along with the Ohio Commission of Hispanic Latino Affairs and the Ohio Hispanic Coalition of Columbus met with Ohio State Representative Michael Duffy (R) to advocate for changes to Ohio policy so non-profit organizations (NPO) can have access to contracts with the State of Ohio and other government entities.

October 6, 2015
For Immediate Release
October 6, 2015
Spanish American Committee Awarded a $100,000 Cleveland Foundation Grant
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Foundation board of directors has approved a grant in the amount of $100,000 to the Spanish American Committee for a Better Community to assist with the development and implementation of the Families First program. The program will provide job readiness and...
September 30, 2015
For Immediate Release
September 30, 2015
Press Release
Spanish American Committee Presented with a Check from Recently Awarded CareSource Grant
CLEVELAND – On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 CareSource Sales Team Lead Maria Ritchie presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to the Spanish American Committee (SAC) for a Better Community’s Executive Director Ramonita Vargas. These funds...
September 10, 2015

For Immediate Release
September 10, 2015
Spanish American Committee to Continue Good Works with Four Recently Awarded Grants
CLEVELAND - The Spanish American Committee (SAC) for a Better Community announced today that they have recently been awarded four separate grants to continue funding two of their most important programs, as well as two new outreach programs. The “Mi Casa”...
August 19, 2015
Looking for work?!
The Spanish American Committee will be hosting an employer recruitment on
August 27th from 9am until 1pm.
Show up ealry - Come Dressed to Impress - Bring your resume!

August 19, 2015
Are you interested in Learning Spanish as a second language?
Now is your opportunity to learn Spanish language skills that can help you communicate with millions of people around the world.
Spanish language can also give you the competitive edge in the job market. Whether you are working toward a new career or want to advance in your current career, Spanish American Committee’s Classes can...
August 19, 2015
Enrolling Now!!! (216) 696-8215
With more than 40 years serving the Community!
We accept County Vouchers & Private FeesTransportation AvailableQualified StaffTutoring and Homework helpHot and Fresh meal Bilingual ProgramVisit our facilities located at :
8601 Sauer Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Hours/ 6:30am-6:00pm
Nadia Arez-Program Coordinator

June 17, 2015
Third Federal Bank & Spanish American Committee Presentan:
Educación para Compradores de Vivienda. Ayudándole a descubrir el camino para su nuevo hogar.
¿Interesado en comprar una casa? ¿Pero no sabe por dónde empezar? El Comité Hispano te proporcionara con el conocimiento necesario para obtener un préstamo para adquirir la casa perfecta para...
April 15, 2015
We are pleased to invite you to attend the Spanish American Committee Employment Career Fair—Exploring Employment Opportunities.
Please mark your calendar now to join us
Wednesday April 22, 2015
2:30pm- 4:00pm
(216) 961-2100
4407 Lorain Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44113
We look forward to seeing you!!

December 5, 2014
Would you like some extra help to make this holiday season special for your family? Caraballo Heating & Air Conditioning and the Spanish American Committee are teaming up to provide a special Christmas complete with a meal and gifts for one deserving family. If you are interested in being considered, please fill out this letter to Santa and return it to the Spanish American Committee Offices.
November 6, 2014
Cleveland Public Library Hiring Event: Safety & Protective Services Officers
The Spanish American Committee, in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library, will host a hiring event for Safety & Protective Services Officers for positions throughout the Library system.
The event will be held on Monday, November 10, 2014 from 10:00am-4:00pm at The Spanish American Committee located at 4407...
October 28, 2014
The Spanish American Committee in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library will host a hiring event for Branch Clerks throughout the Library system. The event will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2014 from 9:30am-4:00pm at The Spanish American Committee located at 4407 Lorain Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.
Please click here to see a copy of the job description and qualifications.
October 22, 2014
Join The Spanish American Committee for their Early Childhood Enrichment Center Open House-Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:00am-1:00pm.
Learn more about our unique educational programming presented in a bi-lingual environment with hot meals and weekly visits to the library!
The Spanish American Committee welcomes all parents, caregivers, and families to visit our new Early Childhood Enrichment...
October 1, 2014
The Spanish American Committee would like to thank all of our Annual Black Tie Benefit Gala supporters and sponsors.
The event was held to raise funds for programs that create economic opporutnity for the Latino community.
Over 500 supporters and sponsors attended the Spanish American Committee's 1st Annual Black Tie Benefit Gala presented by Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. and held at La Villa Conference...
September 8, 2014
Cleveland, OH-The Spanish American Committee shall honor Ronn Richard and the Cleveland Foundation with the Latino Leadership Award during their Embracing New Beginnings Black Tie Benefit Gala presented by Elk & Elk®. The event will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 at La Villa Conference & Banquet Center starting at 7:00pm. The event includes a short program, dinner, and dancing with...
August 7, 2014
Join us for our Housing Fair-August 16, 2014
Let Our Team Help you Build Economic Strength and Buy Your First Home!
Our Housing Fair shall include lenders to pre-qualify clients for a mortgage loan and offer counseling to clients in need of foreclosure-avoidance assistance. We shall also have credit report review for clients seeking to repair poor credit scores or update their credit report files....
July 17, 2014
New Site Offers More Space To Serve More Children!
Last week, the center moved to a new location at 8601 Sauer Avenue. Boxes of toys, blankets, books, puzzles, craft supplies and the many items need to provide a stimulating and enriching child care were moved and unpacked by generous volunteers. Now the new center is ready for children to explore as their new school home.
The Spanish American Committee...
July 9, 2014
Beginning July 2014, a bilingual representative from the Elk & Elk® law firm will be
available to discuss personal injury cases at the Spanish American Committee on
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, and will be assisted on a f
irst-come, first-served basis. Referrals to other legal service providers will also be available.
Founded by brothers David and Arthur Elk,...
July 7, 2014
Award to be given during annual gala-Embracing New Beginnings- September 26, 2014
The Spanish American Committee is honoring Ronn B. Richard and The Cleveland Foundation for their continuing support of the Latino community in Greater Cleveland.
Mr. Richard shall be given the Latino Leadership Award during The Spanish American Committee's Annual Gala-Embracing New Beginnings to be held on Friday,...
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