Listen to a conversation between The Mija Project’s Founder, Iris Lopez, and Actress and activist Eva Longoria.
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”
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”
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.
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.’”
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”
EL PASO, Texas– COVID-19 has impacted our community in more ways than one. However, despite the worldwide pandemic many children will be heading back to school this year under different circumstances. Alicia Rascon, Director of Strategic Development at the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence (CASFV), reached out to the Mijas to ask for ourContinue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project accepting school supply donations for Center Against Sexual & Family Violence”
EL PASO, Texas– ‘Mija, Yes you can’, a local woman empowerment project donates $400 to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso, a local Down syndrome achievement center. GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso depends on funds raised through events, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the organization had to postpone its primary fundraiser, the “I have a voice” Gala. Continue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso”
Hola Mijas, We continue with our series of blogs that we hope will help educate other women across the country about the issue of social injustice within the Black community. The Mijas reached out to strong, powerful Black women to ask a question that might not be so simple for some to understand. What doesContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can make a difference”
Hola Mijas, On this Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, we continue with our series of blogs that we hope will help educate other women across the country about the issue of social injustice within the black community. The Mijas reached out to strong, powerful blackContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can help end racism and injustice everywhere!!!”