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Diana Lopez

Christian Franco
Isela Guerrero
5th Period
Mujeres En Accion

Chicago Tribune., 24 Dec. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2014. <http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-12-24/


news/ct-holiday-giving-mujeres-latinas-en-accion-met-20131224_1_therapy-program-mujereslatinas-domestic-violence>.
This source talks about a real life situation that was resolved with the help of the Mujeres
Latinas en Accion organization and how people enrolled in the program can benefit from this
organization. This source will help me in my research because I can see how effective this program
is with Latinos all around the world. This source is good because it uses life situations to show the
importance of this organization.

Chicago Women in Philanthropy., 13 Feb. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2014. <http://www.cwiponline.org/site/


epage/141404_1007.htm>.
This source gives information on what Mujeres en Accion is and what specifically they do
to help others. This will be useful in my research because it will help me know who and what they
are. This source is good because it tells me what they are doing to change the world for the better
and it shows me how they are leaving a legacy.

Chicago Organization. 2013. Chicago. By Erika Sanchez.

This image will be useful towards our research because it shows how the Mujeres Latinas en
Accion are marching for what they think is right. On this image you can see the group standing with
signs and poster as they protest.

"Chicago Residents Call for End to Domestic Violence." Chicago Residents Call for End to Domestic
Violence. Equal Voice American's Family Story, 29 Oct. 2013. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
This source is useful to our research because it talks about the march the MLEA
organization held to raise awareness about domestic violence. A group marched together to bring
domestic violence out of the shadows and say its not ok and arent willing to accept it. They
showed that the issue affects people of all backgrounds, ages, income levels and sexual orientation.
Domestic violence survivors and children held purple crosses that represented person who lost his/
her life because of domestic violence in the city.

Concert to Benefit Mujeres Latinas En Accin: Community Urged to Donate Cell Phones for a
Cause." Concert to Benefit Mujeres Latinas En Accin: Community Urged to Donate Cell Phones
for a Cause. City Suburban Community Newspapers Inc. Dba Extra Community Newspapers, 6
May 2009. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
This source is useful for our research because it gives background information on what
a survivor from MLEA had to go through. The survivor felt more secure after being part of the
organization. It comes to show us that MLEA is actually an organization that is dedicated to help
out needs of fellow Latinas. Also in the text it talks about how famous singers like Jenni Rivera
raised more than $15,000 for MLEA.

CRWG Partners with Mujeres Latinas En Accion on Economic Security Report | Center for Research
on Women and Gender." Center for Research on Women and Gender. Web. 26 Jan. 2015.
This source will be useful to our research because it is an article on the mujeres latinas en
accion. This article contains information on how the mujeres latinas en accion are making a change
by partnering with CRWG. This source is reliable because it is an article with the only purpose of
talking about the partnership.

Digital image. Mujeres Latinas En Accion. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.


This image is useful for our research because it shows the MLEA organization fundraising
for a good cause. They were fundraising in order to get a program that helped women learn
leadership skills, financial education, and small business development. In addition, Mujeres Latinas
en Accion works as a supporter for Latinas on a daily basis and this fundraiser proved that they do
want to make a difference in Latinas lives. This organization serves as a voice for Chicagos Latinas
on issues.

Emmett, George. "It's Action for Women of Pilsen." Chicago Tribune (1963-Current file): 1. Feb 26
1976. ProQuest. Web. 10 Dec. 2014 .
This source contains information on how these women started the group. This source will be
useful to our research because with this we can explain on how anybody can stand up and make a
change. We will also use this to give information on why they formed the group.

Emmett, George. "Latin Women in Pilsen Take up the Cudgel." Latin Women in Pilsen Take up the
Cudgel. Tribune Publishing Company LLC, 26 Feb. 1976. Web. 8 Dec. 2014.

This article will be useful because this article talks about how the center called Mujeres
Latinas en Accion in Chicago is not a womens liberation organization. It explains how they are
simply a community organization who are trying to bring special attention to needs of fellow
Latinas. Also it provides readers with fellow problems they are facing. Like how the center called
Mujeres Latinas en Accion is a struggling operation.

"History." Of Mujeres Latinas En Accion. Web. 5 Jan. 2015.


This source contains history on the mujeres latinas en accion. This source will be useful for
our research because we can use it to give background information on our topic. This source might
not be reliable because it is the organizations website so it can easily be biased.

Digital image. Mujeres. 2014. Chicago.

This is a picture of the group getting partnered with CRWG. This image will be useful
towards our research because we can show how well organized the group is. This image also shows
you the conference that they were at.

Digital photograph by author. 2010. By Nuevo Siglo


This image will be useful towards our research because it shows the group receiving yet
another award. We will use this image to show people that our group is actually making a
difference because they are even receiving awards for their work.

Mandou, Ashmar. "Celebrating the Legacy of Mujeres Latinas En Accin.", 24 Jan. 2013. Web. 27 Jan.
2015.

This source is useful for our research because it gives us information on who first started the
MLEA organization. This source included how the young activists were believers in social equality.
They talk about how it took strength for the group of women to come together to better their
community. A survivor also mentions that if it wasnt for the MLEA organization she doesnt think
she would still be here today.

Mujeres Latinas en Accion brings awareness on Valentines day. Extra News. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.
<http://extranews.net/mujeres-latinas-en-accion-brings-awareness-valentines-day.html>.
This source is useful for our research because it talks about how other teenage latina females
have helped raise awareness of this organization. It also talks about the things they are doing to
reach out to others so that these teenagers can get out of their abusive relationships. MLEA gives
free services so that these teenage latinas can get help without worrying about not having the money
to pay for the services.

"Mujeres Latinas En Accion." ICIRR. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.


This source contains information on where the women in action headquarters is located.
This source will be useful to our research because we will use to give information on the location
and phone numbers of this group. This source also has a link to their official website.

"Mujeres Latinas En Accion." Mujeres Latinas En Accion. Web. 06 Jan. 2015.


This source is useful because it provides an overview of what the MLEA organization is
dedicated to doing. Also, this source does a good job at acknowledging their mission and providing
information on all the types of programs they offer. Readers have the ability to understand their
background more and how it first began.

"Mujeres Latinas En Accin Commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month." THE GATE
Newspaper. Web. 25 Nov. 2014.
This source contains information on a program that the mujeres en accion created that lasts
an entire month. This is pretty much an awareness month that they have created. This will be useful
to my research because I will use this source to prove that the mujeres en accion will really leave a
legacy behind.

Mujeres Latinas En Accion. "Strengthening Families- Mujeres Latinas En Accion." YouTube.


YouTube, 21 Mar. 2014. Web. 26 Jan. 2015. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=lm9WdAUpBic>.
This source is useful because we can see how Mujeres Latinas En Accion is helping out in
their community and what they can offer women and children around them. With this video we see
that the programs main goal is to help strengthen families and give them support. We can also see
how Mujeres Latinas came about and what they were planning to accomplish when this program
what started.

"Mujeres on CAN TV: Domestic Violence and Economic Empowerment." YouTube. YouTube, 16
Jan. 2014. Web. 26 Jan. 2015. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e9GpB9A_dg>.
This source is useful because it talks about exactly how Mujeres Latinas En Accion can help
women and teens get out of domestic violence. It also talks about how many women face so many
struggles when trying to get out of a domestic relationship and those struggles make it so much
harder for them to leave. People make think that you can just get up and leave but there are so many
more factors that play out in trying to leave.

Mujeres Latinas En Accion. "Putting People First." YouTube. YouTube, 17 Sept. 2014. Web. 27 Jan.
2015.
This is a good source because the video talks about what kind of services that Mujeres
Latinas En Accion has been offering to women for the past 40 years and what they can provide
for you. It also is talking about how you can get in contact with workers at Mujeres Latinas En
Accion.
"Mujeres Latinas En Accion." YouTube. YouTube, 13 Apr. 2012. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
This source is useful because it talks about the life of Blanca and Maru and how both of
their lives were changed when they came to Mujeres Latinas En Accion. Maru talks about how she
came to Mujeres Latinas En Accion when she moved to Chicago after leaving her husband who
abused her. She talks about how Mujeres Latinas En Accion changed her life and helped her to
become a better person for her daughter. This is useful because it shows how Mujeres Latinas En
Accion has helped many women and how successful they are at what they do,

NBC Latino., 17 Mar. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2014.


<http://nbclatino.com/2013/03/17/40-years-later-chicago-organization-is-still-fueling-latinasuccess/>.
This source talks about how Mujeres en Accion was started and who the founder is. The
article also talks about the main focuses of Mujeres en Accion. This source is good because it tells
me a little bit about the origins of this organization and what it is focusing on.

"Pilsen Nonprofit Helps Latina Women, Families." Chicago Tribune. 24 Dec. 2013. Web. 27 Jan.
2015.
This source will be useful towards our research because it contains information hoe how
this group is making a difference in the lives of many latina women and families. This source has
information on what this group has done to make a change in the community. This article is reliable
because it comes from Chicago Tribune.

"Roosevelt University Freshman Biology Major Receives Scholarship Furthering Latinas in the
Sciences." ENews Park Forest. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
This source contains information on how the Mujeres Latinas en Action are helping a
freshmen in college with her studies. This will be useful towards our research because we will use
this article to show how this group is actually making a difference. This source is reliable because it
is an article with facts that can be found on other websites.

Sanchez, Erika L. "40 Years Later, Chicago Organization Is Still Fueling Latina success." NBC Latino.
Erika L. Sanchez, Web. 25 Nov. 2014.
This source is helpful because it shows how the Chicago organization is still a success.
Erika does a great job at informing readers how Latinas empower other Latinas in order to succeed.
There is also great information that is covered like for example when it first began. In addition,
it talks about how Latinas have great opportunities to learn how to use their own experiences for
empowerments as well.

Snchez, Erika L. Digital image. 40 Years Later, Chicago Organization Is Still Fueling Latina
Success. Web. 26 Jan. 2015.

This image is useful for our research because they have posters symbolizing what their
organization works to prevent. In this image they celebrate their 40th anniversary as the oldest
Latina services organizations. The MLEA organization works to empower one another to succeed
especially women who have become victims of domestic violence or any type of violence
themselves. They make a difference in survivors lives and together work to reflect their
values and cultures.

Southwest Announces First 10 Winners for Showing LUV to Our Communities 1,600 Ticket Giveaway
-. 2011. Chicago. By Rachel Berry.
This picture will be useful towards our research because we will be able to show the picture
that this group took when they won an award. On this picture you can see the group holding up a
banner celebrating that they have won.

"The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Mujeres Latinas En Accion Working for
Chicago's Latino Community."The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Mujeres Latinas
En Accion Working for Chicago's Latino Community. Web. 25 Nov. 2014.
This source contains a lot of good information on the mujeres en accion. It goes into great
detail on what they do for the community. This source will be useful to our research because we
will use it to explain the things this group does for the community.

. "The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Mujeres Latinas En Accion Working for
Chicago's Latino Community."The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Mujeres Latinas
En Accion Working for Chicago's Latino Community. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
This source is useful because it gives us a lot of information on the roots of this group. It
informs us about the early struggles they had when they first began. This might not be the most
reliable source because it does not come from a database, but it does provide facts about this
organization.

"Three Chicagoans Honored for Community Leadership at Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on
Tuesday, October 8." PR Newswire 24 Sept. 2013. Student Resources in Context. Web. 27 Jan.
2015.
This source contains information of the CEO of the Mujeres Latinas en Accion. This source
will be useful towards our research because it gives us the opportunity to talk about some of the
things that Socorro has done for latin teens. This source is reliable because it comes from a database
that serves the purpose of giving facts.

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