Latina's educational endeavors past, present and future
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Thirty years ago, MANA de Kansas City was established as a grassroots organization promoting social capital and educational development for Latinas in the Kansas City metropolitan area. This grass roots organization promotes higher education through scholarships, and provides resources that support and enable Latinas to increase their personal and professional leadership skills, advocacy, and educational endeavors. MANA de KC encourages networking, develops leadership skills, advocates about issues affecting Hispanics, and encourages young Latinas to become future leaders. Membership for MANA de KC is open to anyone that wants to support Latinas and MANA?s mission. MANA de KC's members are diverse individuals from different walks of life, interests, careers, educational levels, and lifestyles. The common thread is that they all support the mission to empower Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy. MANA de KC is making a difference in the Kansas City Metropolitan area as they continue to promote higher education for Latinas.