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Elevating Pikes Peak Women

Sep 13, 2022

On today's Elevating Pikes Peak Women, Host Mary Lou Makepeace brings the leadership of The Latina Equity Foundation to discuss the groundbreaking work they are doing to create a successful and equitable present and future for Latina women.
After reviewing research from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Colorado universities, and El Paso County Department of Health studies, a group of strong Latina leaders joined to address the economic disparity and cultural inequity of treatment of Latina women and formed The Latina Equity Foundation. Foundation Chair and co-founder Jackie Jaramillo, Chair of the Economic Success Initiative Jacqueline (Jax) Armendariz, and Education Chair Dora Gonzalez  outline the founding of the organization and the initiatives being worked on to CHANGE THE NARRATIVE for Latinas in our region.
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