Centro de Comunidad y Justicia

Our mission is to improve the educational, economic, and social status of Latinos and low-income immigrants in Idaho.

Our Purpose

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 not-for-profit organized under and pursuant to the Idaho Nonprofit Corporation Act, Chapter 3, Title 30, Idaho code. The organization is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3), and also classified as a public charity under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The primary focus of our work is targeted towards local Idaho communities with high concentrations of low-income Latino and immigrant families in need of health, education, and affordable family-based immigration services.

Our Programs


An evidence based program to reduce HIV transmission, sexual risk behavior, and unplanned pregnancy among Latino youth in Idaho.  

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STD Testing

We offer free HIV, Hepatitis C & Syphilis testing in health regions 3, 4 & 5 in Idaho. We do testing at our office with appointment and at mobile events.

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Proyecto Vecino

We offer a full-service, low-cost immigration law office. Our staff includes experienced immigration specialists and an attorney.

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How we help the community

Immigrant Rights

Know Your Rights

Healthcare Advocacy

Financial Literacy

CCJ in action!

We are excited to share our latest events, initiatives, and objectives through a series of blog posts that highlight our work and mission to our community. Stay tuned for frequent updates!

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and continue to help those in our community. We can work together to improve the lives of many.

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