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June 2015

It’s Time To Become a US Citizen!

June 20, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Wilber Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 United States
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Free Citizen Workshop! Join Centro Romero, DHS (The Illinois Department of Human Services), ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights), and the New Americans Initiative on Saturday, June 20th at Wilber Wright College (4300 N. Narragensett Ave, Chicago, IL 60634) from 8:30am to 10:30am for information on how you can become a citizen of the United States. We will have attorneys to answer all your questions regarding the naturalization process, and if you qualify, we will fill your application to become…

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August 2015

Annual Centro Romero Golf Fundraiser

August 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Billy Caldwell Golf Course, 6150 n. Caldwell
Chicago, IL 60646 United States
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Join us on a sunny Friday afternoon on August 7th for Centro Romero's annual Golf Outing Fundraiser!  The beautiful Billy Caldwell Golf Course on the Northwest side of Chicago (6150 N. Caldwell Ave.) is where we'll be hitting the links on our 9 holes.  Grab a foursome, leave work early and start your weekend right by helping out an organization that has been helping the immigrant and refugee community for over 30 years.  Registration begins at 11am with shotgun style tee-off…

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REUNION DE GRUPO ENFOQUE – Focus Group for Latin Americans living in the US

August 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THIS FRIDAY, August 14th and SATURDAY, August 15th, join Centro Romero and NALACC (National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities) for a focus group on the idea of progress in Latin America. The general question that we are looking to answer in the focus group is-- "What are the dreams behind the idea of progress for Latin American people living in the US?" The intent of this focus group is that this is the first effort to include the…

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September 2015

“Empowering Our Youth Leaders” – Centro Romero’s Annual Event

September 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Join Centro Romero for our 2015 Annual Fundraising Event, "Empowering Our Youth Leaders," on Thursday, September 24th at the Hilton Chicago.  Hosted by Telemundo's Alfonso Gutiérrez, the evening will include special guests such as keynote speaker Robert Renteria, author of From The Barrio to the Board Room, with an introductory speech from Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar Eliza Luvianos. The Monsignor Romero Award will be presented to Susan Gzesh, Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at The University of Chicago…

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October 2015

Halloween Costume Party – Day of the Dead

October 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Centro Romero for our annual Halloween costume party. On Friday, October 30th from 6pm-10pm we will be having food, drinks, raffles, prizes, and a costume contest for the kids! Bring your ghouls, your goblins, your Minions, and your Elsas and donate $1 at the door to help support the important work that Centro Romero has done for over 30 years.

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November 2015


November 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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April 2016

8th Annual El Pueblo Canta Concert

April 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
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  Join Centro Romero on Saturday, April 23rd at the Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ(615 W. Wellington Ave.) for the 8th annual El Pueblo Canta concert to celebrate the movement for immigrant justice. Performances by Verbal Kwest, Esso Afrojam Funkbeat, the Wellington Choir and the "Dare 2 Dream" Centro Romero Youth Choir will go to support Centro Romero, the CRLN Immigration Program, and the Wellington Ave. UCC. Doors at 5:30pm Concert at 7:00pm Tickets: $25 - General Admission $15…

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November 2016

Fall Mole Contest!

November 8, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Join Centro Romero's adult education department for our Fall Mole Contest!  Students and members of our community will get together as multiple hand-made mole sauces are tried and judged throughout lunchtime.  The top 3 winners will be judged and selected by those attending the event and will be receiving prizes donated by gracious businesses and members of our community who have helped to support Centro Romero over the years. Our mole contest starts at 11am in our basement at…

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May 2017

In The Kitchen – an evening to support adult education

May 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ixcateco Grill, 3402 W. Montrose
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Come join Centro Romero at Ixcateco Grill for a demonstration in mole making by renowned chef Anselmo Ramirez. Chef Ramirez will explain and show how he makes his signature 25 hour Pollo en Mole Negro followed by an exclusive dinner. The demonstration will include examples of ingredients, processes, and the final product. Join us for a celebration of a cultural tradition passed down between generations and countries with all proceeds going to Centro Romero's department of Adult Education.

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April 2018

El Pueblo Canta 2018

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
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