Infants and toddlers will receive educational support from Bank of America during some of the most influential times in their lives, as it provided a grant to the Latin American Community Center Education Expansion Project.
The LACC education expansion project includes the construction of an infant and toddler center and a new youth playground. The LACC Infant and Toddler Center will add child care slots where they are needed most, for children aged six weeks to two years. The Youth Playground is for children ages 5-12 enrolled in the LACC Youth Program.
“The Latin American Community Center (LACC) provides thriving Hispanic-Latino communities in Delaware with crucial services and programs that address poverty, unemployment, access to health care, and lack of educational opportunities in all levels,” said Chip Rossi, president of Bank of America Delaware. .
The Bank of America grant was for a quarter of a million dollars, to help LACC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the Latino community through education, advocacy , partnerships and exceptional service.
“There is a huge lack of child care available across the state of Delaware, which disproportionately impacts minority communities,” said Maria Matos, President and CEO of LACC. to prepare them for kindergarten. Bank of America has been instrumental in this expansion from the beginning and this grant further demonstrates its commitment to supporting our community and making the dream of this building a reality.