Become a Member
MANA de Albuquerque Membership
MANA de Albuquerque is a chapter of MANA, a National Latina Organization founded in 1974 and headquartered in Washington D.C. The Albuquerque chapter is part of a national network of Latinas throughout the U.S. who provide a resource and support system for members, enabling them to increase their personal and professional leadership skills while developing their special interests in service for their community. MANA members include Latina women of varied interests, careers and lifestyles who support our mission to empower Latinas through education, leadership development, community service & advocacy.
Opportunities for members include:
NETWORKING with MANA members and other community organizations to develop personal & business relationships. Meet young Latinas and new Latina members in the community by introducing them to others who can share experiences, offer guidance in career development and provide opportunities for community involvement.
DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS through educational & training programs and opportunities for service on board of directors and committees. In addition, MANA offers opportunities to lead special projects for MANA and to collaborate with other community organizations.
MENTORING Hermanitas® (ages 11-17) through MANA de Albuquerque’s health and empowerment program for Latina girls. The Hermanita program’s mission is to empower young Latinas to live healthy lives filled with powerful and positive options.
PROVIDING COMMUNITY SERVICE in special projects such as the annual Cesar Chavez Day and other community service projects.
ASSISTING Latina higher education through MANA de Albuquerque Annual scholarship fund.
ADVOCATING on critical issues and policy development affecting Latinas, their families and communities regarding health, education, employment and social issues.