Feeding families & strengthening bonds with our Adelante Mujeres CSA

For Brian and Harper, CSA membership was so much more than just the food. 

When Brian found himself temporarily unemployed, he worried about how to provide healthy food for his 4-year-old daughter, Harper, on a limited budget.

Then he saw an advertisement for our Adelante Mujeres Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Our CSA allows community members to buy fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers by paying in advance to receive a weekly share of produce throughout the growing season.

Although he had tried CSA once before, he did not think he would able to afford it this year. 

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Ocean sound engineer inspires Chicas at OMSI's Designing Our World

Written by Raquel Stewart, OMSI

One of the most important part of our Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Designing Our World program is giving the young girls we interact with a chance to meet female role models who can have a positive impact, no matter how big or how small, in their lives.

Throughout our program, we have invited women in the field of engineering to share their stories and help guide the Chicas students through various engaging engineering activities.

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Building a business, building confidence

Growing up, Angelica dreamed of following in her father's footsteps to become an entrepreneur. 

But when her husband Salud began to develop a chorizo business, she was content to simply support him from the sidelines. After all, in her culture, women are taught to be humble.

Read Angelica's inspiring story to see how she found the strength to rise up as a leader in her family business and make a donation to empower more women like her to reach for their dreams.

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OMSI’s Designing Our World opens doors to engineering for Chicas students

Written by Raquel Stewart, OMSI

Designing Our World (DOW for short) began as a way to bridge the gap between young girls and engineering. It was a project funded by the National Science Foundation and born out of the need for more female engineers in our world; a project that sought to make this line of work one that felt more attainable and relatable to girls who will soon face the beginning of many career-related life decisions.

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Our Voices are Stronger Together

We debuted our brand new video at our April 22 Fiesta of Hope! Read the full blog post to watch the video! 

At the event, our supporters, staff, and participants came together to stand up for women, Latinos, and immigrants because we believe that every voice should be heard. 

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Update Your Address Books!

We're moving next door!

As of today, our new mailing address is:

Adelante Mujeres
2030 Main Street, Suite A
Forest Grove, OR 97116

For meetings and appointments, our staff will remain in our current office location at 2036 Main Street, Suite A in Forest Grove until May 1st, 2017.

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ALERT: Our address is changing!

CORRECTION: We just received word from the post office that we will need to include a suite number with our new address. Please update your records. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We are excited to announce that as of Friday, March 31, 2017, our address will change to:

 

Adelante Mujeres
2030 Main Street, Suite A
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Please update your address books!

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