“ConectandoUs” is our December, 2022 winner from Hey Westminster! The organization is a registered nonprofit that provides the Hispanic community a foundation of connection that fosters an inclusive network of resources. They are currently operating with 4 programs and are launching new programs in the upcoming year.

Founder Diana Flores shares that “I am 19 years old and I started ConectandoUs. In addition to my work at ConectandoUs, I am also a peer mentor for Carroll County Kids for Equity, am a volunteer with RCIS, was on the NBC TODAY Show after receiving the recognition 2020 Student Champion of the Year on behalf of the CMHMC, am the Chair of Youth Defending Democracy, am a bilingual volunteer with Crisis Text Line, am the Vice President of the Carroll County NAACP Youth Council, and more here in Westminster!”

Follow along with their exciting initiatives at http://conectandous.org!