Mission: Mujeres is a bilingual/bicultural agency seeking to empower Latinas, their families and youth to become self reliant, to take full advantage of available opportunities, and to create new opportunities to improve the quality of their lives. In pursuit of this mission, Mujeres 1) provides comprehensive services that help women explore choices, make informed decisions, develop self esteem, and enhance daily living and problem-solving skills; and 2) undertakes policy analysis and advocacy efforts with and on behalf of Latinas.
Target demographics: Latinas and their families
Direct beneficiaries per year: 8,000 people
Geographic areas served: Chicago
Programs: Latina Leadership, Parent Support, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault counseling, and programs for children and teens.