For twenty-seven years, HOPE has focused on empowering our communities through advocacy, Latina leadership training, and increasing knowledge on the contributions Latinas have made to advance the status of women.
To date, HOPE's innovative programming has served over 50,000 Latinas statewide and touched the lives of several thousand more through advocacy efforts.
92% of donations to Friends of HOPE are used to fund & grow our programs including the Hope Leadership Institute, the Hope Youth Leadership Program, and the College Leadership Program.
HOPE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (hli)
The HOPE Leadership Institute (HLI) is the first and only statewide leadership development program specifically designed to train Latinas in vital advocacy skills, enabling them to create fundamental change within their communities. To date, 521 Latinas have graduated from the HLI, going on to influence various public, private and community sectors.
HOPE YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (hYLP)
Launched in 2004, the HOPE Youth Leadership Program (HYLP) has serviced over 3,500 Latina students of which 401 have graduated from the six-month HYLP Leadership program. HYLP participants have a 98% high school graduation rate and a 92% college enrollment rate.