Building Effective Intercultural Communication and Alliances between MU Extension, Latinx Residents,
and the Larger Community

Partnering to improve lives

Building bridges between MU Extension & the Latinx Community
Go to Educating


We are teaching people who want to build their capacity to serve Latinxs in their communities through professional development and information dissemination. Learn more

Go to Connecting


We are collaborating with initiatives, organizations, and businesses that are focused on serving Latinxs and sharing information about MU Extension programs to the Latinx community. Learn more

Go to Creating


We are fostering intentional diversity by engaging with MU Extension Ambassadors, University educators, and local leaders to build more inclusive and welcoming communities. Learn more

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About Alianzas

a partnership between the UMKC Institute for Human Development and the University of Missouri Extension
Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos!

Alianzas is here to welcome Latinx to MU Extension in a special way. We’re strengthening our efforts to reach out to Latinx living in Missouri. Alianzas wants to make information accessible to you in the language you speak, whether English or Spanish. We also want you to know about specific MU Extension outreach to Latinx families, through 4H programs for Latinx children, binational health week efforts, English as a second language classes, and more.

Collaborating in 8 regions to build partnerships with Latinx communities

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