Women’s History Month

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By: Ashmar Mandou

We celebrate another week of Women’s History Month with another list of stellar organizations striving to change the lives of young girls and women facing insurmountable challenges. Hope these organizations inspire you to get involved and give back to your community during Women’s History Month.

Girl Forward
GirlForward is a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced globally by conflict and persecution. GirlForward supports girls in grades 9-12 who are refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers through three core programs. If you would like to learn more or learn how you can get involved, visit girlforward.org.

Women Employed
Women Employed’s mission is to improve the economic status of women and remove barriers to economic equity. Women Employed is advocacy organization that works with individuals, organizations, employers, educators, and policymakers to address the challenges women face in their jobs every day, and to ensure all women can attain the skills they need for the jobs they want. To learn more or to get involved, visit womenemployed.org.

Mujeres Latinas en Acción
Since 1973, Mujeres Latinas en Acción is the longest standing Latina-led organization in the nation. Over the years we have honed our offerings including community services that empower Latinas and their families, and supports them as they heal, and thrive within our programs. To learn how you can get involved or to learn more about the organization’s services, visit mujereslatinasenaccion.org.

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