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Mujeres Latina en Acción's 2023
Recent News & Events
OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
Did you know?
- 1 in 3 Latinas
have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime.
- More than 3 million survivors of domestic violence are estimated to reside in Illinois.
- More than half of Latines in the U.S. know a survivor of domestic violence.
- Domestic violence is the third leading cause of family homelessness in the U.S.
Get #enAccion with us throughout the month of October as we raise awareness and share resources with our community.
13th annual Baile de las Calaveras
Thursday, November 2, 2023, 6 P.M. | Zhou B Art Center
Tickets to this year’s 13th annual Baile de las Calaveras are now on sale! This year’s Baile honors Mujeres’ 50th anniversary as the longest-standing, Latina-led organization in the nation. Celebrate this milestone with us with a breadth of activities to honor and share Latine culture. Hosted by Mujeres’ YPAC, this event will commemorate the Day of the Dead as we bring together 250+ supporters and feature drinks, a DJ, raffle prizes, dancing, and a special tribute to loved ones.
All proceeds will benefit Mujeres Latinas en Accion. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Courtney Justus at email@example.com.
VOCES UNIDAS 2023: 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, June 16, 2023, 6 P.M. | Chicago History Museum
Mujeres Latinas en Acción brought together our extended family to begin celebrating our golden milestone with Voces Unidas: A 50th Celebration. Over three hundred people enjoyed a night of live music, dancing, delicious food, and more importantly, a chance to commemorate the five decades of work we have done together! We also raised close to $300,000 which will go toward the dawn of Mujeres’ next 50 years.
Mujeres publishes ¡Actívate!
Mujeres Latinas en Acción is delighted to announce the official launch of their first ever position paper, ¡Actívate! A community-data driven guide to help Latinas and their families thrive.
Our national technical assistance for culturally-specific programming to address sexual violence is launching this April 2023! Follow us on social media to stay up to date with the latest news.
For more information about technical assistance requests, contact Norma Ferraro at firstname.lastname@example.org.