Cuban American National Council

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The Cuban American National Council (CANC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1974. Its mission is to provide human services "to persons in need from all racial and ethnic groups," to help "individuals to become self reliant," and to build "bridges among America’s diverse communities." [1]

Achievements CANC highlights on its website include "35,800 direct job placements," "more than 60 policy publications, including books and issue papers," "12 national conferences," and "coordination and support services for 30,000 Cuban and Haitian refugees at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo, Cuba." [2]

According to the Department of Education's Office of Inspector General report on Department PR expenditures in fiscal years 2002 through 2004, CERT received $631,775 in 2004, "to establish an 'NCLB (No Child Left Behind Act) Resource Center for Hispanic Educational Progress' to provide public information, training, and technical assistance to the Hispanic community." [3]

Funding

According to its website, CANC's 2004 contributors included: [4]

Personnel

Board of Directors

Corporate Board of Advisors

Contact Information

Cuban American National Council
1223 S.W. 4th Street, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33135
Tel: 305-642-3484
Fax: 305-642-9122

1444 I Street NW Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel:202-898-4880
Fax:202-835-3613

Website: http://www.cnc.org/

SourceWatch Resources

External links

  • Department of Education Office of Inspector General, "Review of Department Identified Contracts and Grants for Public Relations Services" (ED-OIG / I13F0012), issued September 1, 2005; available in MS Word (432K) and PDF (214K) formats.
  • Greg Toppo, "Report: Education Dept. funds need monitoring," USA Today, September 3, 2005.