Areas of Ministry
Caminando Juntos provides the following areas of service to Latino immigrants in the Sioux Falls area:
Assistance with: accessing healthcare, housing, transportation, providing vouchers for basic needs, navigating the social services systems and visiting the hospitals
Accompaniment of: women and children in situations of domestic abuse
Education through: adult English classes, parenting classes in Spanish and support groups for women
Provision of: immigration counseling and services by Accredited Immigration Specialist
Promotion of: human rights for Latinos through diversity training and advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform
Caminando Juntos organizes a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta each year. This free event brings together the business and civic community of Sioux Falls and the surrounding area to recognize, appreciate and celebrate the cultural gifts and heritage of the Latino people in our midst. While observing this traditional Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo in Sioux Falls creates awareness of and develops pride in the diverse Latino cultures that make up our community. Latino food, dance, art, music, children’s activities and more make this a festive and fun family day! Visit the Cinco de Mayo fiesta site for more details.