About Us

La Casa de la Raza, the César Chavez Center,

was founded in 1971 to provide a nonprofit community center on the Eastside of Santa Barbara.

The mission of La Casa de la Raza is to develop and empower the Latino community by affirming and preserving the Latino cultural heritage, providing an umbrella for services and by advocating for participation in the larger community.

MEET OUR TEAM

Eduardo Gonzalez

Youth Center

Raquel Lopez

Director

Manuel Larrondo

Building Manager

Irma Robles

FAMILY RESOURCES CENTER

Erika de Luna

FAMILY RESOURCES CENTER

Marisol Ortiz

FAMILY RESOURCES CENTER

Cruz

FACILITY MANAGER

Empowering the community.

15

CAUSES

100

VOLOUNTEERS

47

CHILDREN

1971

SINCE