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Domestic Violence

Mujeres’ Domestic Violence Program works to eliminate domestic violence and assists survivors to break the cycle of abuse in their families and in their lives. 

Sexual Assault

Mujeres provides support for adult survivors of sexual violence, both Spanish and English speaking, at many stages in their recovery. 

Empressarias del Futuro

Empresarias Del Futuro (EDF) is an educational training designed for women who want to initiate or expand a small business.

Community Engagement & Mobilization

The Community Engagement and Mobilization program mobilizes Mujeres participants and community members to become civically engaged around issues that impact them such as immigration, health, women’s rights, and gender violence. 

Parent Support Program

Parents in this program will enhance their parenting skills and improve communication with their children. 

Latina Leadership

The Latina Leadership Program facilitates women’s leadership development and community activism. The program helps women obtain tools to become leaders who can create positive change in the communities. 

Recent News and Events

March 2020


Effective Friday, November 13th, following the city’s “Stay-at-Home” advisory, all of Mujeres’ offices will close until December 16th, 2020.

As the community’s health and safety continues to be our main priority, Mujeres will continue to provide access to individual services by telephone.

Please contact our Pilsen office at 773-890-7676 or our North Riverside office at 708-442-1299 during our regular office hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

In case of an emergency or support after hours, please contact the hotlines below:
Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline at 877-863-6338
Chicago’s 24 Hour Rape Crisis Hotline at 888-293-2080 

Thank you,
Mujeres Latinas en Accion


2020 Voces Unidas Luncheon
Friday, March 13th
11 am-1:30 PM

Join us at the Hyatt Regency Chicago as we honor women whose leadership and deep commitment have impacted the lives of countless families in Chicagoland’s Latina community!

The Maria “Maruca” Martínez Community Service Award will be presented to Patty Greene, a proven champion in Illinois for the empowerment of Latinas and their families. The Maria Mangual Community Leader Award will be presented to the Illinois Deputy Governor Sol Flores, founding Executive Director of La Casa Norte. And keynote speaker Juana Bordas, internationally recognized author of the award-winning, best-seller, Salsa, Soul and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age and The Power of Latino Leadership, winner of the 2013 Nautilus Prize for best Indigenous book.

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