Since 2002, Adelante Mujeres has served western Washington County by providing holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low income Latina women and their families, in order to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community.
Javier Lara spent years as a migrant farmworker, and he knew things had to change. All across the region, he saw farmworkers exploited under harsh working and living conditions. He saw the dehumanization caused by racism and discrimination. And he experienced it, too.