Let the countdown to VISIÓN begin

VISIÓN: a look at life behind the scenes

Save the Date: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019

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Visión is an annual highlight of the Saratoga racing season featuring the opening reception of the new pieces in EOC’s photography project “Estamos Aqui” (We Are Here). This is a curated exhibit and ongoing project in which Latino immigrants document their everyday lives and present their own photographs to share their experiences of living and working in the Saratoga Springs area. Through this inspiring photo collective, we gain a unique insight into the lives of those who contribute so meaningfully to our community.

This event benefits Saratoga County EOC’s Latino Community Advocate Program, which operates a full-time seasonal office at the recreation hall at the Saratoga Race Course where we provide vital services to the largely immigrant backstretch workforce who care for the racehorses. Our bilingual staff organize programming and meet one on one to address the individual needs of workers and their families. We work to create a welcoming community where all workers feel comfortable asking for help and feel connected to the local community.

LCAP services

LCAP offer services at the backstretch that offer support in four main areas: health, legal, education and financial.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

  • Photography Workshop Series and Exhibit (Estamos Aqui – We Are Here)

  • Immigrant Rights Trainings

  • Immigration Legal Services through free and pro-bono attorneys

  • Free Income Tax Preparation

  • Assistance with Employment Paperwork

  • Asset Building – opening bank accounts, budgeting and managing finances

  • Access to Medical and Health Services

  • Interpreting Medical Appointments

  • Assistance with Health Insurance Applications

  • Interpreting and Document Translation

  • Referrals and assistance navigating local resources

  • Community education

  • Mobile Consulate on Wheels for Passport Renewals and Consular ID Cards

About the Latino Community Advocacy Program

The Latino Community Advocacy Program also provides services to the immigrant community year round and is a program of Saratoga County EOC, a local nonprofit dedicated to supporting low-income individuals and families work toward self-sufficiency and achieve their goals. To learn more, the EOC’s annual report can be found here. 

Honorary Committee

Sustaining Partner
Alison Rhodes-Devey & Mark Hodge
Linda & Michael Toohey

Mary DeRidder
A.C. Riley

Frederick & Sheelagh Baily
Jean-Marie Crocker
Engineering America – Tonya Yasenchak
Paul & Ginny Lunde
David and Allison Meyers

Cathy & Bob Allen
Tom & Dennie Bennett
Lawrence & Leslie Benton
Mike & Tricia Billok
Nancy E. Bunting
Capital District Care Council
Gary Dake & Aimee Taylor
Linda and Steve Davis
Anne & Terry Diggory
David & Fay Donk
Marcy A. Dreimiller
Jordana Dym
Tamie & George Ehinger
Kate Graney & Sean Loftus
Nancy & Steve Hovey
Erin Leary & Chris Youssef
Elliott & Cathy Masie
Jeff & Amy Methven
Jim & Amy Milstein
Rabbis Linda Motzkin & Jonathan Rubenstein
John & Rosemary Munter
Margo & Jeff Olson
Michelle Paquette-Deuel
Josephine Pasciullo
Dolores (Dee) Sarno
Cindy Spence
Curt & Lynn Stancliffe
Martha Strohl
Drew Tomis & Tanya Tobias Tomis
Congressman Paul Tonko
Robert & Margie Van Meter
Sandy Welter
Charles & Mary Lou Wheeler

Samantha Bosshart
Cindy Corbett
Judy DeLong
Laura Finnerty Paul
Karen Flewelling
Julie Hoxsie
Danielle M. Kuehnel & Alexander W. Dunshee, Esq.
Darryl Leggieri
Dr. Jean Marie McMahon
Gayle Rodriguez
Patricia Rubio
Shari Stewart
Supervisor Matthew E. Veitch
Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner
Joanna Schneider Zangrando
Susan Zucker

Corporate Sponsors