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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$33,801 1.11% Linda X. Tortolero Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 85.38 three stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 91.68 four stars
Open Door Community House, Inc. (GA) 92.17 four stars
Metropolitan Family Services (IL) 92.61 four stars
Emergency Family Assistance Association (CO) 92.44 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