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It’s Awards Season! Announcing our 2015 Mujeres de Paz Honorees.

Mujeres de Paz AwardWe are delighted to announce ELAWC has selected our honorees for the Mujeres de Paz Annual Awards Dinner on March, 27 2015

Every year we honor individuals and organizations who demonstrate an uncommon commitment to improving the lives of women and girls in our communities and to ending violence and HIV/AIDS. Their work enlarges the circle of peace and enriches lives.

This year we are pleased to recognize:

  • Martha Gonzalez, PhD, , Assistant Professor at Scripps College & Member of Quetzal
  • Jean G. Champommier, PhD, President & CEO, Alma Family Service.
  • Linda Fischer, Author,Spokesperson on Sexual Assault in the Military.
  • The California Endowment, Empresa con Espíritu/Corporate Award
  • Please join us to honor their work and share a beautiful evening with wonderful food, music, and dancing at Luminaria’s Restaurant in Monterey Park.  Most importantly, you’ll be part of an inspiring community making a real difference in the lives of women and families every day.

    All proceeds support our ongoing efforts to educate and empower women and their families.

    Please consider SPONSORING this important event, your sponsorship directly impacts the future of women and girls and their families who struggle daily to end violence in their lives.

    Purchase your tickets today!

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    Café Con… MA Art Space

    Thanks to everyone who joined us at Café Con MA Art Space and to our wonderful friend and support Yolanda for opening her studio once again.

    MA ARt Group
    To learn more about Yolanda and her artwork please visit her website.

    If you weren’t able to join us, you can still join our Embajadora network. Embajadoras are committed volunteers from all walks of life who come together with ELAWC to make a real and lasting impact on the future of the center and the women we serve. This dynamic community of women envisions and advocates for a community where women lead safe and healthy lives.


      Share skills, resources, and experiences
      Develop innovative events and campaigns to help achieve our mission
      Attend social and educational events sponsored by the center
      Advocate to federal, state, and local governments to support programs and legislative issues that impact women and their children
      Extend our impact with an annual membership contribution of $100.00

    Join Today!

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