Latinas Leading Tomorrow
Tax id (EIN)
AddressPO BOX 40061
ARLINGTON, VA 22204
Although Latinas are the fastest growing group of female school-aged youth, according to the Census by 2060 Latinas will constitute 30% of the female population in the U.S.
The Latina population is faced with unique stressors which make it imperative for organizations to provide culturally sensitive services.
Below are some alarming issues currently being faced by young Latinas:
Through its programs, LLT provides leadership skills, cultural identity activities, career exploration, college preparation, and mentoring in a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages its members to strive for personal excellence. LLT's model addresses the above issues through pregnancy and drug abuse prevention programs, social media awareness, financial literacy, adolescent mental health seminars, violence prevention, and a leadership building skills curriculum. Our programs strive to raise the self-confidence of Latina adolescents, raise expectations for their future, and help them excel academically so they can realize their full potential. LLT promotes civic engagement, community service and team work among its members with the ultimate goal of Latina empowerment.
LLT's overriding goals are: