HISPANIC ART AND CULTURE
Alameda Theatre Company: Latin Canadian theatre company based in Toronto, producing Latin American theatre productions for Canadian audiences.
Alucine Latin@ Media Festival: The largest Latin short film, video and new media festival in North America, screening over 200 independent short films and videos of all genres in Toronto in May/June of each year.
Antares Publishing House: Toronto-based publishing house dedicated to academic and literary works that promote the culture of the Spanish-speaking world in the Spanish, English and French languages.
Canadian Association of Hispanists: Academic association dedicated to the promotion of Hispanic Studies in Canada.
Cañasanta: Online magazine of Latin American literature and art (in Spanish only). Based in Toronto.
CCIE – Cultural Celebration of the Spanish Language: Non-profit organization created to stimulate and promote mutual appreciation and awareness of the artistic contributions made by Latin Canadians.
Fundarte Latinoamerica: a not-for-profit cultural organization created in Toronto to promote artistic development in the Latin American community in Canada and to integrate the Latin community into the Canadian mainstream, thereby enriching this country’s cultural mosaic.
Lugar Común: Ottawa-based publishing house dedicated to the publication of works of Hispanic-Canadian literature in Spanish.
Mapalé Art and Literature: Independent publishing house dedicated to promoting Latin American art, literature and culture in Canada. Website: www.artemapale.com
Sí-Sí Cine Toronto Latin Film Festival: Annual film festival presenting internationally acclaimed films from different parts of the Spanish-speaking world. Takes place in October.
Spanish Centre: Spanish language courses and Latin dance classes at a centre located in downtown Toronto near Yonge and Bloor.
COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR HISPANIC CANADIANS
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples: Non-profit organization serving the Spanish-speaking community in Toronto, offering settlement, legal, and translation and interpretation services and advice. Also offers Spanish and Latin dance classes.
Hispanic Business.ca: An alliance of Hispanic businesses in Canada, providing a forum of information for Hispanic professionals and issuing a bimonthly magazine on issues affecting the Hispanic community.
Toronto Hispano: Website and monthly magazine news on important cultural events for Hispanics in Toronto.
NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WORKING IN HISPANIC COUNTRIES
Casa Alianza: International non-profit organization providing shelter and assistance to homeless children and kids in need of protection. With centres in Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.
Vamos Mexico: U.S. based charity organization that raises money for programs to support Mexico’s poor.