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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Building strong, vibrant Chicagoland communities one woman, one family at a time.

three stars

85.38

2124 West 21st Place Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (773) 890-7676   Web Site
EIN: 36-2877520

Board Leadership
Kristen Seeger
Chair

CEO
Linda Xóchitl Tortolero
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1973, "Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres) empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and by being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives." With this mission and the needs of the community always at the forefront, Mujeres provides high-quality, client-centered, bilingual/bicultural human services addressing critical issues such as domestic violence and sexual assault, leadership and youth development, positive parent support, and economic self-sufficiency. Mujeres also acts as a leading advocate on critical issues to ensure that the voices of those in the communities served are recognized among local and national lawmakers.

Founded in 1973, "Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Mujeres) empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and by being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives." With this mission and the needs of the community always at the forefront, Mujeres provides high-quality, client-centered, bilingual/bicultural human services addressing critical issues such as domestic violence and sexual assault, leadership and youth development, positive parent support, and economic self-sufficiency. Mujeres also acts as a leading advocate on critical issues to ensure that the voices of those in the communities served are recognized among local and national lawmakers.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.7%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mujeres Latinas en Acción on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mujeres Latinas en Acción on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 85.38 three stars
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Service (FL) 94.74 four stars
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery (WA) 87.40 three stars
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 92.95 four stars
Relief Nursery, Inc. (OR) 95.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,404,824
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $121,350
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,539,331
Total Contributions $3,065,505
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,065,505
   Other Revenue $51,659
TOTAL REVENUE $3,117,164
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,786,651
   Administrative Expenses $25,794
   Fundraising Expenses $213,389
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,025,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $91,330
   
Net Assets $1,875,380

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 85.38 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.87 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.85 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 85.69 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 95.41 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.09 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 89.95 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.50 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.35 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.65 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 95.73 four stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 96.01 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 88.72 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2008 82.89 three stars
2005-06 12/15/2006 73.90 two stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 80.08 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-2877520
Name in IRS Master File LATIN WOMEN IN ACTION
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(564) Family planning
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$33,801 1.11% Linda X. Tortolero Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 85.38 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (CO) 87.17 three stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.64 four stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 91.45 four stars
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 92.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mujeres Latinas en Acción
2124 West 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (773) 890-7676
fax: (773) 890-7650
EIN: 36-2877520

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Board Leadership

Kristen Seeger
Chair

CEO

Linda Xóchitl Tortolero
President and CEO

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