“For years I never raised my eyes from the floor.  I thought life had nothing more to offer. But now I have discovered that being a woman does not need to limit me, it does not mean I deserve less respect, or have less to say. Every human being has worth, and deserves an opportunity to grow.”

Adelante Mujeres offers Latina women and their families the tools to achieve self-determination in the areas of Education, Empowerment and Enterprise.  Adelante means move forward, go ahead, or flourish.  Mujeres means women. Below is a brief description of our core programs

Adult Educación provides a holistic education program to adult Latina women, which includes coursework in English Language Development, mathematics, grammar, parenting, and conflict resolution.  

Agricultura provides aspiring Latino immigrant farmers and gardeners with the training and skills necessary to grow produce using sustainable methods and to successfully market their products. 

Chicas is an innovative youth development program that empowers Latina girls to develop their leadership potential, adapt healthy lifestyles, develop cultural identities, and achieve academic success with high school graduation and college enrollment.  

Early Childhood Educación (ECE) is an education program dedicated to serving toddlers and preschoolers who are the children of students enrolled in our Adult Education program. 

Empresas is a business development program that supports small and micro businesses through direct and indirect services in order to create a vibrant local economy and open up opportunities for all individuals to pursue the ‘American Dream’. 

ESPERE is a program that trains families to manage conflict with compassion and understanding that leads to healthy, violent-free relationships.

Forest Grove Farmers Market (FGFM) is a cross cultural, family focused community event that provides access to fresh, local foods sold directly from the farmers to consumers and cultivates a space for sharing and celebrating cultural and community traditions.