About The AAMA Mission

AAMA’s mission is to inspire and empower at-risk Latinos to pursue their potential and achieve success. For more than four decades, AAMA has been one of the most effective organizations in the country to help Latinos become productive contributors. With the vision, leadership and support of our founders, our volunteers, and our financial contributors, AAMA has created a long history of amazing achievements. And we are building on that legacy...Read More About AAMA

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Adult Education Services

Adelante (to move forward) is AAMA's adult literacy program, which helps adult learners overcome language and other barriers to success... Read More About Adult Education

Counseling Services

AAMA is one of the largest providers of substance use prevention and treatment in Texas. Our programs help youth and adults break the cycle of addiction and change the direction of their lives... Read More About Counseling

Sanchez Charter School

George I. Sanchez Charter School opened its doors in 1996 and serves the predominately Hispanic East End community. Sanchez... Read More About Sanchez Charter School

Upcoming AAMA Events


  • AAMA Leadership Recipient

      Pictured left to right: Joe Jimenez, AAMA President & CEO, Gerry Cantu, Leadership Recipient & Diane Arms-Signore, Director, Prevention & Counseling Services Congratulations to ... Read More

  • AAMA receives Starbuck‚Äôs Community grant

      AAMA Beneficiary Marie Mendoza and Joe Jimenez (AAMA President & CEO) pose at the Celebration. AAMA (The Association for the Advancement of Mexican-Americans) was ... Read More

  • Immunization Drive

      Congressman Gene Green and his office will host the 22nd annual immunization drive at AAMA on Saturday, August 19th from 9 a.m. to 12 ... Read More

  • Illumine Gala Honorary Chairs

    Karen and Roland Garcia are serving as Honorary Chairs of this year’s Illumine Gala, AAMA’s annual signature fundraising event honoring Yolanda Black Navarro. This black-tie fundraiser, ... Read More

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