La Communidad of Hispanic Scholars “serves scholars working on all facets Latino religion, spirituality, culture, and politics in the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico.” It has over 250 Latino member scholars. Founded in 1989, it is the oldest Latino scholarly organization in the U.S. Contact the president of La Comunidad, Gaston Espinosa.
The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, based in Sacramento, Calif., represents Hispanic evangelicals in the U.S. Samuel Rodriguez is founder and president.
The National Association of Hispanic Priests of the USA is directed by the Rev. Andres Mendoza. Contact Rev. Miguel Solórzano, the association’s communications director
The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame also posts its research, which includes Hispanic housing in the United States, the future of Hispanic religious leadership, Hispanic access to health services, and Latino congregations’ civic/social involvement.
The University of San Diego Center for the Study of Latino/a Catholicism is an organization dedicated to studying the theological influence of hispanics and Catholicism on society and church in the U.S. The center maintains an extensive list of Internet resources related to U.S. Hispanic and Latin American Catholicism.
The National Immigration Forum advocates for the rights and integration of immigrants and works for productive immigration reform. Ali Noorani is executive director.
The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights works to protect the rights of immigrants and refugees and to promote social and economic justice globally. Catherine Tactaquin is executive director.
The Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights (ICIR) is an organization formed by California religious leaders to support the rights and fair treatment of immigrants. Rev. Deborah Lee is project director.
The Hispanic Theological Initiative is a consortium of colleges and universities in the United States working to increase the presence of Latinos in the academic world.