Mariela Barreto Invites You To Become a Member
We invite anybody interested in the issues and topics we focus our efforts on to join. Members must be able to dedicate enough time to participate and make a difference in the organization.
What does "MANA" stand for?
MANA used to stand for the Mexican American National Association, named when it was originally founded in 1974 by Mexican-American women. In January 1994, members voted to become MANA, A National Latina Organization, to reflect the growing diversity of its membership. Today, MANA is the largest national pan-Latina membership organization.
What does MANA do?
MANA empowers Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy.
Do you have to be a woman or Hispanic to join?
No. Anyone can join. You do not have to be Hispanic or a woman to join. Everyone is welcome!
Who are MANA’s members?
MANA members are homemakers, college students, government employees, and professionals in accounting, education, law enforcement, politics, philanthropy, social work, science, health, engineering, the media, law, artists, entertainers, and elected and appointed officials.
To join, simply complete an application and enclose membership dues for the first year or pay dues using Pay Pal button on the top.
Or you may complete membership application and submit your payment by sending it to
Thank you for joining MANA de Imperial Valley!
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