The mission of La Luz Centro Cultural is to promote cultural awareness and diversity with hospitality and supportive services for all. 

​La Luz CC, a non-profit organization situated in downtown Hampton, Iowa, is a space where Latinos can share and build their strengths, where social isolation is not a barrier, and where hope and a sense of possibility are fostered.

We envision providing a combination of educational services and programs that emphasize dialogue as a way of learning and solving problems, recognizing that all have something to bring to the conversation regardless of age, race, gender, or level of education.

We strive to empower the Latino people with gifts of self-confidence, leadership, and solidarity. 
La Luz was initiated by the Sisters of the Presentation in Dubuque, Iowa and was transferred to the community to serve as a cultural center.

Meet The Team

Claudia Rivera

Executive Director

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Aimee Lenth

Associate Director

Liliana Velasco


Sam Kohls


Meet The Board

James Kohls


Seabee Corporation

Kyle Whalen


King Construction

Maria Siems


First Bank Hampton

Janette Flores Acolt


Cady & Rosenberg Law Firm

Captain Mark Morrison


City of Hampton Police Department



Brenda Espejo Diosdado


H-D School District

Father Kevin Earleywine


St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Pia Hovenga


At this time, the office is closed to the public and we are working remotely.​
If you have questions or need services, please call

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

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Monday          1 pm - 7 pm

Tuesday          9 am - 4 pm

Wednesday    1 pm - 7 pm

Thursday        9 am - 4 pm

Friday             9 am - 4 pm

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7 2nd Ave NE

Hampton, IA 50441

Tel: 641-812-1090

Fax: 641-812-1089