Formerly The Council on Hispanic Education, Centro de Comunidad y Justicia (Center for Community and Justice), is a non-profit community-based organization founded in September of 1996.CCJ is a private not-for-profit organized under and pursuant to the Idaho Nonprofit Corporation Act, Chapter 3, Title 30, Idaho code. The organization is exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The primary focus of our work is targeted towards local Idaho communities with high concentrations of low-income Latino families in need of health, education, and immigrant related services.
We teach a culturally-based program to reduce HIV, sexual risk behavior, and unplanned pregnancy among Latino youth.
We offer free HIV, Hepatitis C & Syphilis testing throughout various districts in Idaho. We perform testing at our office and at mobile events.