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Support Mujeres' programs providing domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and education, family engagement, positive parent support, and economic self-sufficiency.

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45 years ago a group of fierce women, concerned with the wellbeing of Latinas and their families, came together and decided to create change in their communities. And so they did, by founding Mujeres Latinas en Accion, the first social service organization in Illinois administered by Latinas to address the unique needs of Latinas. And today, the longest-standing in the nation of its kind.

Ever since our founding, Mujeres has worked tirelessly to support Latinas through culturally competent services and advocacy. From domestic violence to sexual assault services, to parent support, entrepreneurship, civic engagement and leadership training; our trauma-informed services provide women and families with resources, education, and opportunities, so they can lead healthy, self-sufficient, violence-free lives, and become leaders in their own communities.

45 years later, at the core of our transformative work and mission, one thing remains the same. The power of women. The power of Latinas.

Women have fought sexism and machismo, in their homes, schools, and workplaces. Women established movements for workers' rights, LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights, and reproductive rights. It was women who started the first rape crisis centers, who opened their homes to their abused friends, and who have courageously spoken out against violence and injustice, even when the perpetrator holds power over their livelihoods.

Much like the environment in 1973, we continue to leverage our resources, battle politics, anti-immigrant sentiment, and social stigmas as we fight for the rights of Latinas and their families. Now more than ever, we need partners in this fight!

We all need to be "En Accion", In Action. I invite you to join us as Accionistas and welcome you to the ever-growing Mujeres familia.

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