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Luminus Network for New Americans, Inc.

aka FIRN, Foreign-born Information & Referral Network   |   Columbia, MD   |  www.beluminus.org

Mission

Luminus empowers New Americans by providing programs and direct services to help them achieve their goals and/or access community resources and opportunities.

Ruling year info

1988

CEO and Executive Director

Mr. Gabriel Maximilian Moreno

Main address

5999 Harpers Farm Rd Ste E200

Columbia, MD 21044 USA

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Formerly known as

Foreign-Born Information and Referral Network

EIN

52-1397480

NTEE code info

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Family and Community Services

Luminus provides information and referral services to our immigrant neighbors in the following areas:

Human and Social Services:
This includes referrals to area human and social service providers; registering children for Head Start; information on enrollment for school and other educational programs; completion of application forms; etc.

Health:
Referrals to discount programs, government health and mental health services; assistance applying for discounts or payment plans for medical bills; referrals for prescription drug programs, dental care, and sexual assault and domestic violence centers; crisis counseling; preventative health counseling; and health materials in other languages.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants

Luminus is a Department of Justice accredited provider of immigration legal services. Luminus has been DOJ accredited since 2000 and has years of experience providing immigration services to the community. Luminus offers a wide range of immigration services for those with limited resources. Luminus provides immigration services at either a modest fee or pro bono.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Luminus Network for New Americans, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 02/13/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Reginald Hightower

Brendan Mahoney

M&T Bank

Poliana Conti

W.R. Grace & Co

Anish Manrai

Columbia Association

Nana Owusu-Nkwantabisa

Howard Community College

Njide Udochi, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP

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Vivian Hernandez

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Wendy LeNoir

Baltimore Gas & Electric

Patti Pape Caplan

Retired

Reginald Hightower

Retired

Heather Kang Dull

Vivaldi Lane LLC

Katherine Canales

Howard County Government

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/13/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

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Gender identity

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Transgender Identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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