Who We Are?

Founded in 2005, the Latina Women’s League is an all women non-profit organization dedicated to contributing to the Latino/Hispanic culture and art in Gainesville. The Latina Women’s League was created as a forum for the discussion of the experiences of Latina women living in the United States.

This mission is accomplished through the following activities:

  • Networking
  • Social activities
  • Community service projects, including free English language and citizenship preparation classes
  • Annual Gainesville Latino Film Festival
  • Mentoring and advocacy

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The League includes members from business, education, government, health and mental health organizations, as well as many other walks of life.

Membership is open to those who live in the community—regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, creed, disability, gender, or sexual orientation—who wish to promote the educational, personal, and cultural advancement of Latinos within Alachua County.

The Latina Women’s League is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is not affiliated with any political party or organization. However, we are willing to participate and collaborate with different groups on issues that pertain to Latino culture.

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Our Philosophy

League's Fundamental Principles

The Latina Women’s league was created as a forum for the discussion of the experiences of Latina women living in the United States. The league is open to all Latina women who live in the greater Gainesville, FL community.

The Latina Women’s League does not have any political or religious affiliations. However, this group is willing to participate and collaborate with different groups on issues that pertain to the Latino culture.

The Latina Women’s League will work with different group affiliations or programs within the community on issues affecting the Latino population.

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Our Leadership

Latina Women’s League & Gainesville Latino Film Festival Members

Current Board of Directors

President: Victoria Condor-williams

Vice President: Ileana Mccray

Secretary: Amelia Dempere

Parliamentarian: Lillian Guevara-castro

Treasurer: Olga Rivera

Programs Directors & Coordinators

Health Project Director: Tbd

English Classes Project: Ileana Mccray

Citizenship Classes Project: Brenda Banales

Migrant Farm Workers Project: Lucia Carney

Club del Libro: Martha Berdat

Cuentos Latinoamericanos: Clara Sotelo