Adelante Forward magazine cover Winter 2014
The cover of an edition honoring the hard work of farmworkers.

Our contributors and advertisers provide the necessary means to continue the vision of ADELANTE FORWARD. Thank you!

  • AARP– Welcomes Lansing to the AARP network of age-friendly communities.
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region– Research shows the positive effect that our one-to-one mentoring programs have on a child’s life.
  • Board of Water and Light– The Lansing Board of Water and Light is a municipal utility, owned by the citizens of Lansing, Michigan.
  • BRD Printing– Adelante is proud to use BRD for our publications needs.
  • Capital Region International Airport/Sun Country/Apple Vacations- The airport is an important asset in our community and has a critical impact, $1 billion every year, on our regional economy. Hundreds of thousands of travelers use the airport each year to connect to the entire world through our major airlines. In addition to passengers, we service thousands of tons of air cargo annually, and we provide support for corporate and general aviation.
  • CL Moore and Associates- Certified Public Accountants
  • City of Lansing– Dept. of Planning and Neighborhood Development.
  • Comcast Lansing– Currently featuring deals on Xfinity for Lansing-area residents.
  • Cooley Law School– Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 15,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world.
  • Cristo Rey Catholic Church and Fiesta Cristo Rey– Founded in 1961 with a special mission to serve the Hispanic/Latino population in the Lansing area.
  • CSL Plasma– CSL Plasma is steeped in a tradition of innovation and excellence. We’re a wholly owned subsidiary of CSL Behring, headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
  • Dean Transportation (Dean Trailways and Dean Black Car)- Dean Trailways, Michigan’s premier charter and tour company, offers a wide range of services to accommodate your needs. Dean Trailways’ extensive experience in the Charter and Tour industry places us in a unique position to enhance your travel experience. The experienced staff at Dean Trailways will assist in putting you on the cutting edge of safe, comfortable and exciting travel.
  • Dennys Restaurants– 7330 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing, (517) 323-2110
  • DRM Genesis– Providing home healthcare staffing services since 2002.
  • DLZ– DLZ ranks among the top-consulting firms in the architectural/engineering industry.
  • Don Pancho Market- 2120 S. Cedar St., 517-374-0044
  • Full Circle Financial Planning– Financial planning for every stage of life.
  • GardenWall Publications– Lansing area communication and translation services focusing on nonprofit, educational and intercultural, specializing in the written word, owned by Adelante’s Managing Editor Allena Tapia.
  • Grand Cafe/ Sir Pizza Grand Cafe– Sitting along the flowing river in Old Town, where tires were once produced , you will find a neighborly cafe with old world charm.
  • Great Start For Kids– The vision of the Great Start initiative is: A “Great Start” for every child in Michigan; safe, healthy and eager to succeed in school and in life.
  • Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau– Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, Greater Lansing, Michigan is a one-of-a-kind setting for a visit to remember!
  • Hungry Howie’s– Proud sponsor of the Lansing United Soccer Team.
  • Ingham County Health Department– Our mission is to carry out the Ingham County Board of Commissioners’ responsibilities to protect and promote the health of Ingham County residents.The Department also conducts research to document the health status and health problems of the community and works with the community to develop strategies to improve health and well-being.
  • Ingham County Treasurer– The County Treasurer is custodian of all monies with responsibility
    for investing idle funds and maintaining an adequate cash flow.
  • Ingham County Fair– We marked 160 years in 2014!
  • Ingham Intermediate School District– We see our organization as a shared community resource that provides a network of support for preschoolers, families, students with special needs and individual interests, and educators. Ingham ISD is dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for all kids. To achieve this, we offer hundreds of programs and services that promote collaborations and cost savings among local schools and human service agencies.
  • Julian Samora Research Institute at MSU– JSRI is committed to the generation, transmission, and application of knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest. To this end, it has organized a number of publication initiatives to facilitate the timely dissemination of current research and information relevant to Latinos.
  • Lansing Community College– (Especially LUCERO and LCC Foundation) LCC is one of the most comprehensive colleges focused upon offering learning opportunities in four areas: career and workforce development, general education, developmental education, and personal enrichment. LCC is recognized as a local, state, national, and international leader in forging educational partnerships with business, industry, and government to better meet the needs of an ever changing, world wide market place. LCC is strategically positioned to provide not only what students determined that they will need, but also what our society will need in the future.
  • Lansing School District– The Lansing School District located in Lansing, Michigan is made up of over 16, 000 students, and covers 3 counties in the Mid Michigan area.  We are the largest school district in the tri-counties with 27 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools.  We currently have 9 magnet schools within our district and many specialty programs for children and adults.
  • Lansing Police Department– The LPD embraces a community-based, problem-oriented, data-driven policing strategy that emphasizes the use of problem-solving and community policing techniques and a reliance on data to identify threats, measure the results of our interventions, and to hold ourselves accountable; to each other and to our community.
  • LAFCU– Your credit union for life.
  • LEA/LSEA– Lansing Educational Association, Lansing School Employees Association. he objectives of the LSEA shall be: 1) To promote the welfare of school children. 2) To speak with a common voice on matters pertaining to the improvement of the teaching profession. 3) To represent individual and common interest of the membership to the Board of Education and any other legal authorities.
  • Lansing Latino Health Alliance– Building bridges to better health to improve the health status of Latinos in greater Lansing.
  • Lansing Town Hall Celebrity Lecture Series– Lansing Town Hall was organized by a group of women in 1953 to raise funds for the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. Since then, Lansing audiences have enjoyed some of the finest programs available on the lecture circuit today.
  • Loomis Law– The Loomis Law Firm is committed to providing expert, innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex legal problems.
  • McLaren Greater Lansing– Honored to provide our community exceptional health care across all areas.
  • Michigan State University– Including Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions, Culturas de las Razas Unidas, Public Health, Educational Talent Search Gear Up, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Gifted and Talented Education, Center for Orthopedic Research and University Outreach and Engagement. Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten athletic conference.
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union– MSU Federal Credit Union’s mission is to provide superior service while assisting members and employees to achieve financial security, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams.
  • Pablo’s Old Town Mexican Restaurant– Serving you in old town since 2005!
  • Peckham– Peckham, Inc., a nonprofit organization, provides job training and competitive employment opportunities for persons with significant disabilities and other barriers to employment.
  • Red Cedar Friends- An open, affirming Quaker spiritual group.
  • School Improvement Solutions– Their mission is to provide schools with the expertise and the tools that can analyze their educational context, collaborate in developing a plan for improvement, and help build the capacity to move forward and increase student achievement.
  • Small Folks Development Center- 517-272-0129
  • Sodexo Magic– Lansing School District recently selected SodexoMAGIC, LLC to become its new student nutrition provider. SodexoMAGIC, a partnership between Quality of Life services leader Sodexo, Inc. and Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s Magic Johnson Enterprises, is committed to creating a healthy learning environment in Lansing that promotes student engagement in support of well-being and achievement.
  • Sparrow Health Systems– When we think about our future, we see our children and the people of mid-Michigan. So when we created our vision, you inspired us to set our sights high. Sparrow’s vision is to be recognized as a national leader in quality and patient experience. That’s a pretty bold goal, but we’re already on our way.
  • Telamon Corporation– Since 1965, Telamon Corporation has provided supportive assistance to untold numbers of recipients. Farmworkers and their families, children born into poverty, low-income and elderly residents of rural America, youth who struggle with societal challenges, the dislocated and disenfranchised comprise this universe of people in need. To our stylized logogram, we add a heart that beats with commitment to those we choose to serve, and a soul that is the collective effort of thousands of employees and volunteers who have given of themselves. In more than three decades, our maturity as a nonprofit organization has grown along with the number of programs we operate and our geographic reach. Today, over 100 projects bring help with childcare, employment, housing, education and community development to people in ten states. We hope you will find our web site both interesting and informative.
  • YMCA of Lansing– We are a community with an everyday focus to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle and a balance of spirit, mind and body. We do that by encouraging and supporting good health and fostering connections with new and old friends through sports, fun and shared interests.

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