Join The Mijas for a virtual Margarita and Tacos event!

Join The Mijas for a FREE Friday evening Zoom event where we’ll chat and teach you how to create our Mija’s version of famous Mexican rolled tacos! Pair your rolled tacos with a signature ‘Mija Margarita’ that you will create along with us and drink with us! A few of our Mijas will join fromContinue reading “Join The Mijas for a virtual Margarita and Tacos event!”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ is turning 1! Join us for our one year anniversary celebration

EL PASO, Texas– Support for the Mija, Yes You Can® organization has erupted since its March 2020 launch as its mission to empower communities of women and girls gains traction throughout the state. After just one year of running the Mija Project during an unprecedented pandemic, founder Iris Lopez alongside her creation team Shelby Montgomery,Continue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ is turning 1! Join us for our one year anniversary celebration”

PRE-ORDER your ‘Mas Amor, por favor’ T-shirt

The “Mas Amor, Por Favor” project intends to bring some Valentine’s Day love and warmth to the residents of SunRidge at Cielo Vista and your pre-order of a ‘Mas Amor, por Favor’ shirt can help The Mijas spread some love to these residents. The pandemic has taken a toll on all populations of the communityContinue reading “PRE-ORDER your ‘Mas Amor, por favor’ T-shirt”

Mija, Yes You Can® gives back to senior citizens with ‘Mas Amor, Por Favor’

The Mija Project is gearing up for another give-back project and seeking public support for the senior citizen community. The pandemic has taken a toll on all populations of the community however, seniors confined to care homes have been especially isolated. Local nursing homes have seen spikes in coronavirus cases and ongoing quarantine efforts haveContinue reading “Mija, Yes You Can® gives back to senior citizens with ‘Mas Amor, Por Favor’”

WATCH: The Mija Project’s Founder has a conversation with Actress and activist, Eva Longoria

Listen to a conversation between The Mija Project’s Founder, Iris Lopez, and Actress and activist Eva Longoria.

Seven months into a movement, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ grows at a rapid rate, teams up with Paso del Norte Community Foundation

EL PASO, Texas – The project ‘Mija, yes you can’ continues to gain momentum. After seven months into its creation, the project has already made headlines both locally and nationally as well as an overwhelming response of support from the community.  The nonprofit took part in El Paso Giving Day for the first time. OrganizersContinue reading “Seven months into a movement, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ grows at a rapid rate, teams up with Paso del Norte Community Foundation”

The Mija Project successfully raises $4,891 for their first ever El Paso Giving Day

Mija, YES YOU CAN AND YES WE DID! Thanks to YOUR generous donations, The Mijas were able to TRIPLE our goal of $1,500 and our first ever El Paso Giving Day was a success! The Mijas only had one week to prepare for this event but with all of YOUR support and words of encouragement,Continue reading “The Mija Project successfully raises $4,891 for their first ever El Paso Giving Day”

‘Mija, yes you can’ founder to be honored with mural to commemorate her work with the community

The Mija Project’s Founder, Iris Lopez, was chosen as the subject for the Estrella Jalisco’s Artist in Residence program. The brand is on a mission to bring color and brightness to 100 communities in the U.S.

Meet the Jefa Mijas behind ‘Mija, Yes you can.’

Hola Mijas! It’s been a while since we’ve blogged about life but trust us….. life has been happening! It’s been six months since The Mija Project launched and in that short amount of time we have seen a tremendous amount of support from Mijas and Mijos all across the nation. The Mija Project has grownContinue reading “Meet the Jefa Mijas behind ‘Mija, Yes you can.’”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates school supplies to Center Against Sexual and Family Violence

EL PASO, Texas– After a successful back to school supply drop off event, The Mija project was able to gather school supplies from the community to benefit the children at the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence in El Paso, Texas. Dozens of locals showed their support and stopped by Border City Ale House inContinue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates school supplies to Center Against Sexual and Family Violence”