‘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.

‘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 help end racism and injustice everywhere!!!

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!!!”

Mija, Yes you can come out on top, even with all odds stacked against you.

Hola Mijas, Today’s blog continues a series of blogs that we hope will help educate other women across the country on 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 come out on top, even with all odds stacked against you.”

Mija, yes you can be a part of the change

Hola Mijas, Today’s blog begins a series of blogs that we hope will help educate other women across the country on 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 be a part of the change”

Mija, yes you can love whomever you want!

Hola Mijas, These past several weeks have been an eye opening experience for many of us when it comes to learning and understanding more about the social injustice black people in the U.S. have been dealing with throughout their lifetime. Our Jefa Mija has taken the time to speak to other black women in ourContinue reading “Mija, yes you can love whomever you want!”

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”