Stories

 
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Every woman, man or child we work with has a unique and harrowing story to tell.
Watch and read on to step inside our work at Adelante Mujeres.

 
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Featured Story:

Ilse, a Chicas participant, tells the story of how her mother immigrated to the U.S. before she was born, and what challenges she faces as a young woman of color. Ilse's story premiered at Fiesta of Hope in 2018 and is one part of a four-part video installations series. See the other three parts here.

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Lucia of Oaxaca: An immigrant’s story of what it truly means to never give up.

Lucia's life has been anything but easy. As a young mother who immigrated to the U.S. alone, she faced homeless and poverty. For years, Lucia dreamed of owning her own restaurant, but she didn't know where to begin. See how our Empresas class helped Lucia and her family.

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Getting to college as a first-generation Latina

Daniela and Isbeidy are cousins who grew up living two very different lives. But, they both have the same goal — to be the first person in their family to go to college, an opportunity their parents never had. Read thier story to see how our Chicas IDA program is helping girls reach for thier college dreams.

Harold Qillaq

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Jeremy Clark

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Arthur Horvat

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