Centro de la Communidad


Centro de la Communidad


Community, Education


In 1974, the two organizations SACO (Spanish-American Cultural Organization) and Nuestra Casa, which both provided social services to the Hispanic/Latinx population of New London merged to form Centro de la Comunidad, an organization which works towards the “empowerment of Hispanics” through educational programs such as ESL, G.E.D and, Spanish classes, a Certified Nurse’s Aide Training course, a Job Readiness program, Social Services & Case Management, and other community services.


Marian Hancock-Cerutti


Marian Hancock-Cerutti

Collection Items

Exterior photo of Centro de la Communidad
Color photo of present day Exterior photo of Centro de la Communidad

Ohev Sholem Synagogue
The building in which Centro de la Comunidad is located was once Ohev Sholem Synagogue, which was built in the 1920s. 
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