EMPOWERING LATINAS

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Hermanitas Mentoring Program

Educational Success

We teach personal enrichment to raise the graduation rate of Latina students and send more Latinas to college.

Community Service

Seminars, workshops, volunteering events, and meetings with hermanitas allow us to serve and support our community.

Advocacy

We advocate for Latina success, confidence, and involvement in professional and political realms.

Professional Success

Education and skill-building opportunities, leadership development, mentoring and peer support; internship and professional networking opportunities.

Personal Success

Curriculum addressing the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs of Latina youth.

Join Us and Become Part of the Solution

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12-18

Latina students in this age range are at the highest risk for dropping out of high school, experiencing a pregnancy, or encountering violence from a partner.

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600+

Latina students who have been served by our mentoring programs, community events, educational seminars, and school achievement initiatives.

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1974

the year Mana SD was founded. The North County Mana chapter has been serving their community since 2009.

Participation leads to…

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Mana college students often return as interns and college graduates often return as mentors and go on to represent our community in leadership roles.  Participation continues the ripple effect of the Hermanitas program for their siblings, close friends, and increased community involvement.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

What We Do

Our goal is to adopt healthy living strategies, promote educational achievement, and support personal enrichment.

  • Empowering Latinas
  • Developing our Future Leaders
  • Hermanitas Mentoring Program
  • Building Tomorrow

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DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS

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Our mentors and members create positive changes in the lives of our hermanitas. Mentors can promote healthier habits, from eating habits to college prep and abstaining from sexual relationships.

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Hermanitas learn how to plan for the future and for their successes. Changes in attitude, outlook, and feelings of confidence are common outcomes of our programs. We cultivate safe spaces for our hermanitas.

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Inspire other Latinas go to above and beyond. Instill confidence in your hermanita and help her enjoy greater success as she graduates from high school and moves on to college. Help support their confidence and build strong leadership skills.

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