Las Americas: Developing Healthy Minds, Bodies and Spirits

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Pastor Greg Diaz, Executive Director of Las Americas in Memphis, Tennessee, who shares the story of starting the organization with the mission to provide a safe place for Latino youth and families to develop healthy minds, bodies and spirits for long-term success in America. During the interview, Diaz highlights their Youth Development Centers and nine programs that include ESL tutoring and teacher assistance, after-school tutoring and homework help, a youth soccer league, community outreach events, summer camps and now virtual learning labs during the day to help students with their online learning. Diaz also discusses their food trucks and ways the community can support their efforts.

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