The Organización Regional de Oaxaca (ORO) was founded in Los Angeles in 1988 by oaxacan migrants residing in California. The purpose of the organization is to promote and preserve oaxacan culture, the art of each region of oaxaca and the varied gastronomy.


Currently, ORO has aproximately 12 communities and folk groups affiliated with the organization; avery community has from 30 to 40 members. ORO works with different organizations in the city such as Los Angeles Police Department, to support communities form other countries residing in LA. ORO also works with the youth of our communities and provides scholarships to outstanding students from Oaxaca in highschool, college and universities.


Member Benefits
  1. Opportunity for children and youth to participate in different cultural and artistic activities.

  2. Opportunity to build a network of support.

  3. Opportunity to spread the culture and art of Oaxaca community.

Board of Directors



Isaí Pazos



Ester Hernández


Secretary of Culture

Dalila Castillo



Marcos Aragón


Isaí Pazos

Phone: 310.869.4738




2119 Crenshaw Blvd 

Los Angeles, CA 90016






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