Bringing together Latina women in West Michigan

Who We Are

The Latina Network of West Michigan is a collective designed to lift up Latina leadership by serving as a resource for racial equity, advocacy & connections.

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Our Story

The Latina Network of West Michigan
is a collective of women designed to empower Latina leadership.

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LNWM Events

See what's happening in the Network
and the greater community.

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Connect

Connect with other Latinas in the greater Grand Rapids area in the LNWM private Facebook group.

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Our Mission

The Latina Network of West Michigan is a collective of women designed to empower Latina Leadership by serving as a resource for racial equity, advocacy, and connections.

Our Vision

The Latina Network of West Michigan is a catalyst for systemic change through leadership development, a space for cultural belonging, and reclaiming the Latina narrative.

Our Values

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Culture

We embrace and affirm our diverse cultures and identities.

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Courage

Courageous leadership and action rooted in community.

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Authentic Relationships

We support bringing our whole selves unapologetically in all spaces.

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Empowerment

We believe in promoting Latina leadership for systemic change.

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Equity

We work to eliminate bias and the marginalization of vulnerable communities.

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Investing in our mission creates long-term impact and empowers our members to continue growing in knowledge and leadership.

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Grant Funders

As the largest local Latina affinity group, we strive to be a catalyst for systemic change through leadership development, a space of cultural belonging, and by reclaiming the Latina Narrative. These efforts are supported by generous grants from the following foundations who we thank for being partners in community and for believing in our mission:

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Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors for supporting the mission of the Latina Network of West Michigan, to uplift Latina leadership in West Michigan and serving as a resource for racial equity, advocacy, and building connections.

Circle of Support Sponsor

WKKellogg

Narrative Change Sponsor

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Courageous Leadership Sponsors

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Difference Maker Sponsors

Ms. Claudia Pohlen and Family

Office of Equity & Engagement, City of Grand Rapids

Urban Core Collective

Varnum LLP | VERBAL REC- Varnum Law

Heart of West Michigan United Way