Our History

Celebrating every milestone for the Ohio Hispanic Coalition since 1990.

  • 1990 – OHCO founded by three Latina women to promote access to health services

  • 1996 – OHCO receives 501(c)3 tax status through the IRS

  • 1998 –  Promotoras de Salud Program founded

  • 1999 –  OHCO receives funding from the Attorney General’s Office to found the Domestic Violence Service Program

  • 2002 – OHCO founds the After School Program (Westside)

  • 2003 – Fire destroys the OHCO administrative offices

  • 2005 – OHCO receives funding from the Ohio Department of Health to create a Smoke Cessation Program

  • 2010 – OHCO participates in the March for America in Washington, D.C.

  • 2013 – OHCO awarded five AmeriCorps VISTAs through Corporation for National and Community Service

  • 2014 – OHCO opens a second After School and Summer Enrichment Program location in Whitehal

    • OHCO receives funding from the National Council of La Raza for the Comprando Rico y Sano Program

    • Sexual Assault Services Program funded by the Ohio Department of Health

  • 2017 - Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault program changes name to "Soy Latina Victim Services Program"

  • 2019 - OHCO receives JAG funding to support financial assistance for legal services for victims of crime

  • 2020 - OHCO recognized at National Parents Union

    • OHCO receives funding from LULAC for Latina Entrepreneur Academy​

    • OHCO receives funding from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners to provide emergency financial assistance for rent during COVID-19 health crisis

    • OHCO receives funding from Vamos a Pescar to provide fishing education and field trip for Niños en Acción Summer Enrichment Camp

Contact us

Address: 1535 Bethel Road

                Columbus, OH 43220

                *Currently working remotely due to COVID-19*

Email: ohiohispaniccoalition@gmail.com

Phone: 614-840-9934

Fax: 614-840-9935

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