What does Adelante Mujeres mean in English?

It is difficult to capture the spirit of the word Adelante. It means move forward, go ahead, rise up and flourish. Mujeres means women. Adelante Mujeres encourages women to believe in themselves and build skills to pursue their goals.


Who are the participants of Adelante Mujeres? 

The participants of Adelante Mujeres are Latina women and families who are often marginalized by our society. The majority live in Washington County, Oregon. Participants of Adelante Mujeres share rich histories of survival, resilience, ingenuity, and talent. In spite of isolation, language barriers, and scarce economic resources, they are determined to improve their lives and play a more active role in the community. By courageously facing the challenges in front of them, they embody hope for us all. 


How do I make a donation?

To make an online donation please refer to our Donate page or mail a check to us directly:

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

Adelante Mujeres is nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID #03-0473181. Donations to Adelante Mujeres are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.


How do you say Adelante Mujeres?

      Adelante                         Mujeres
  Ah-Day-Lawn-Tay           Moo-Hair-Ace

Does Adelante Mujeres work with just women and girls?

Adelante Mujeres works with the entire family. We believe that by educating the woman in a family the overall well-being of a family improves. We offer training and microenterprise classes to men and women, and have expanded our Civic Leaders and ESPERE training to other communities of color.


How is Adelante Mujeres involved with the Forest Grove Farmers Market?

The Forest Grove Farmers Market is a project of Adelante Mujeres. The market runs every Wednesday from May through October. It is open from 4-8PM and is located on Main Street in downtown Forest Grove. See the Forest Grove Farmers Market page for more information.