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

Partnering to improve lives

Building bridges between MU Extension & the Latino Community


We are working to help people who want to build their capacity to serve Latinos in their communities through professional development and information dissemination.


We are learning about new initiatives, organizations, and businesses that are focused on serving Latinos and spreading the word about MU Extension programs to the Latino community.


We work with MU Extension Ambassadors and community members to build their capacity to support Latinos in their communities by sharing resources and making connections.

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About Alianzas

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

Alianzas is here to welcome Latinos to MU Extension in a special way. We’re strengthening our efforts to reach out to Latinos 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 Latino families, through 4H programs for Latino children, binational health week efforts, English as a second language classes, and more.

Working in 8 regions to build partnerships with Latino communities

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