About Us

About Us


OCCHA is a non-profit organization situated in Youngstown, Ohio, serving Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties. Since its founding in March 1972, OCCHA has worked to identify problem areas in the Spanish-speaking community and establish programs to address them. Our mission is to strive to improve the quality of life for Hispanics and others in the multicultural community by providing social, economic, cultural, and educational programs.

Board of Trustees

Consuelo Mendez - President
Mike Ray - Vice President
Ismael Caraballo - Treasurer
Ana Torres - Secretary
Aida Pacheco - Board Member
Alicia Prieto Langarica - Board Member

Hector Colon - Board Member
Iris Crespo - Board Member
Jessica Morris - Board Member
Rosa Tirado - Board Member
​Victor Arcenio - Board Member