Scholarship Grants

Concilio attends every high school senior awards night to give five scholarships. Concilio services numerous schools in Yolo County: Woodland HS, Pioneer HS, Cache Creek Continuation HS, Davis HS, Da Vinci Charter, King HS, Esparto HS, Winters HS, River City HS, Yolo HS and Delta HS. Concilio also provides scholarships to college students attending Woodland Community College and UC Davis.

They also give scholarships to Blacks for Effective Community Action (BECA), Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund, and to other organizations that supports scholarships.


Assistance to the Neediest in Yolo County

Programs that help this segment of the population include: Food Bank, Elderly Nutrition Program, Food Closet, CommuniCare, the Wayfarer Center, Yolo Family Resource Center, Yolo Family Service Center (Y.E.S.), Yolo Hospice, Davis Community Meals, STEAC, Families First, Blacks for Effective Community Action (BECA), Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, Dia Del Los Ninos, Latino Community Council, Cesar Chavez Conference (Woodland Community College), Folklorico Latino de Woodland and their scholarship program, and others.


Press Releases

Concilio also supports the Migrant Summer Soccer league. These games are played during July and August. Teams have coaches, uniforms and are co-educational. Those migrant centers are located in Davis, Dixon, Madison and Winters. Additonal teams are in Woodland and Knights Landing. This league culminates with a final tournament that is played at the Rick Gonzales Sr. Park in Woodland each year. The Migrant Summer Soccer League is operated and supported by the following organizations: Yolo Housing, the Yolo Inter-Faith Immigration Network (YIIN), the Yolo Family Resources Center (YFRC), the Health Education Council and the Concilio of Yolo County.

29th Annual Concilio Recognition Dinner/Dance & Scholarship Fundraiser


Saturday, October 19, 2013 marked the 29th annual Concilio Recognition Dinner/Dance & Scholarship Fundraiser where the proceeds from the event go to scholarships to help provide assistance to low-income local residents go to college.

Those being recognized this year include: Landy Black and G Richard Yamagata with the Board of Directors Award; Bob Ekstrom of the Yolo Family Resource Center and Marge Lee of CommuniCare Health Centers with the Community Award; Marlene Bell of CTA and Sandra Olszewski, a teacher at Woodland High School with the Education Award; owners Richard Cruz and Ismael Resendiz of Master Tech of Woodland with the Business Award; Norma Alcala with the PilarAndrade Award and Carlos Alcala with the Rick Gonzales Sr. Award.
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27th Annual Concilio Award 14 Students with Scholarships
Written by David Greenwald

Saturday marked the 27th annual Yolo County Concilio Recognition Dinner and Scholarship Fundraiser. On this evening, 10 members of the community were awarded for their work and 14 Latino Students from seven high schools across Yolo County received a scholarship.

The proceeds from the event on Saturday night will go toward awarding scholarships to deserving Latino and other students in June. Two years ago they awarded eighty scholarships. They also fund 30 adult grants and non-profit program sponsorships in Yolo County.

The event was hosted by Viviana Paez, the Mistress of the Ceremony, the News Anchor from Univision 19.
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26th Annual Concilio Awards

2009 Service Honorees

Seated -  Rosalie Valencia received the Senior Citizen Award, Aladrian Mack won a Board of Directors Award. Christina Andrade – Lemus was honored with the Community Award. Dina El – Nakhal representing her father, Hamza, who was awarded a Board of Directors Award, Betty Weir received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Standing –Lamar Heystek won the Elected Official Award. Joaquin Galvan was honored with the Rick Gonzales Sr. Award. Carl Mack also won a Board of Directors Award. Laura Valdez received a Community Award. Ashraf El -  Nakhal also represented his father, Hamza, who won a Board of Directors Award. Maria Lewis was awarded the Pilar Andrade Award.


2009 Student Scholarship Honorees

Seated – Martha Orozco of Davis HS, Socorro Topete of Delta HS in Clarksburg, Marilyn Garcia of Esparto HS, Andrea Tovar of Pioneer HS in Woodland, Jasmine Arias of River City HS in West Sacramento, Andreina Prado of Winters HS and Denisse Perez of Woodland HS.

Standing – Oscar Garibay of Davis HS, Luis Cardenas of Esparto HS, Hector Sandoval of Pioneer HS in Woodland, Arturo Rodriguez of River City HS in West Sacramento, Aldo Guzman of Winters HS and Antonio Hurtado of Woodland HS.


Grantee Testimonials

Ana Rivera

I am extremely grateful and honored to have received this scholarship.