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Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Chicago, IL, United States

Founded in 1973, Mujeres Latinas en Accíon (Mujeres) is the longest-standing Latina-led organization in the country. With its headquarters based in Pilsen in Chicago, it has grown from a volunteer-led group of dedicated Latinas that it once was to over 60 employees with satellite locations in North Riverside and Brighton Park. Mujeres is a powerful advocate and essential service provider for Latinas throughout Chicago. Mujeres’ core programming focuses on gender-based violence awareness, supporting parents as leaders, and promoting community engagement and mobilization.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2024
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $200,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2021
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $200,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2018
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $160,000
Purpose: Latina Voices Calling for Change and a Complete Latina Count in Census 2020