MAOF Partners with Hero Appreciation Network To Make College Affordable to Latino Students

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Los Angeles, CA: MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro and Russell Lee, Executive Director of HERO APPRECIATION NETWORK have partnered to offer 5 $1,000.00 scholarships to Latina high school students attending the National Latina Women’s Conference scheduled for Friday May 8, 2015 at the Quiet Cannon Conference Center.

Attendance at this event is expected to top 1,000 Latina high school and college students. This exciting conference will offer a variety of workshops, an awards luncheon honoring successful Latinas, a Fashion Show and an exhibit area where different community groups will provide information and careers and products.

The morning Plenary Session will feature American Television Journalist Giselle Fernandez beginning at 8:30 am

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MAOF Vehicle Donation Program

The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is a non-profit, community-based organization that was established in 1963 in order to serve disadvantaged individuals and families in the Los Angeles area. MAOF is the largest Latino-oriented, family services organization in the United States, and has achieved this status by providing high quality social services and programs to those communities where the need is the greatest.

Have an old car taking up space in your driveway?
Donate it to MAOF!
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36th Annual National Latina Women’s Conference


Welcome to the 36th Annual National Latina Women’s Conference. On behalf of the board of directors and the conference committee and with immense pleasure and pride I welcome you to the longest running conference focused on advancing Latina empowerment.

Inspired by the values of MAOF – Education, Excellence, Innovation, Advocacy, Culture and Partnerships – the NLWC offers young professionals, college students and high school students a one day conference that focuses on professional development and networking.

More Info: 36th Annual National Latina Women’s Conference Brochure

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Report: Child Care Costs Unaffordable For Most

2014_Cost_InfographicChild Care Aware: For the eighth year in a row, data from Child Care Aware® of America’s Parents and the High Cost of Child Care report shows child care costs continue to be a heavy lift for America’s working families. The 2014 report shows that the cost of child care in the United States can be as much as $14,508 annually for an infant, or $12,280 annually for a four-year-old in a center, and does not always guarantee a quality environment.

The 2014 report will be released at a special media event at the National Press Club, where a panel of experts in child care, public policy and advocacy will discuss the key findings from this year’s report.
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