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”

Donate to ‘Mija, Yes you can’ for El Paso Giving Day

Hola Mijas y Mijos, El Paso Giving Day is tomorrow! The Mijas are so close to reaching our goal of $1,500 for ‘Mija, Yes you can.’  The generous donations that have been made throughout Early Giving Week are giving us the extra boost we need to keep on pushing to make sure our first everContinue reading “Donate to ‘Mija, Yes you can’ for El Paso Giving Day”

‘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”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ project accepting school supply donations for Center Against Sexual & 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”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso

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”

Mija, Yes you can make a difference

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”

Mija, Yes you can take control of your health, your weight and your life

Hola Mijas, The Mija project gives women of all ages the platform to share their stories of struggle and success in hopes of reaching out to other women who might need a little bit of encouragement themselves. Becky Murillo Huenneke shared her story of being diagnosed with Diabetes on her Facebook page and allowed theContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can take control of your health, your weight and your life”

For the next month, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ project to join forces with GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso

EL PASO, Texas– Much like many events and organizations, COVID-19 has impacted GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso. The organization 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”.  That’s where the local women’s empowerment project ‘Mija, Yes YouContinue reading “For the next month, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ project to join forces with GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso”

Mija, Yes you can buy NEW Mija gear!

Hola Mijas, It’s been three months since the Mijas launched “The Mija Project.” In those three months we have sold shirts all across the country! From Texas to California to Washington to Virginia! YOU MIJAS ROCK! We’ve also been able to make our first big donation to UMC’s COVID-19 Compassionate Care Fund. The first ofContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can buy NEW Mija gear!”