Amplify Austin 2019

Kindness Week was such a fun and exciting challenge; it really reminded us that acts of kindness can be big or small, internal or external. And, just because the week is over doesn't mean that we should stop being kind. In fact, we have your next opportunity to share some love! Con Mi MADRE is … Continue reading Amplify Austin 2019

Meet Bonnie and Jo Ann Campbell

Bonnie is a senior at Bowie High School and has been a Con Mi MADRE participant since 6th grade. She is hoping to attend St. Edward's University and was offered a Dean's Scholarship for $20,000/year. We asked Bonnie to reflect on her six years involved with Con Mi MADRE and share the impact it has … Continue reading Meet Bonnie and Jo Ann Campbell

Con Mi MADRE and Project MALES Leadership Summer Camp 2017: Empowering Resilient Leaders

The Con Mi MADRE team, students, and mothers alongside Project MALES took over the University of Texas at Austin campus for the 2017 Leadership Summer Camp from July 19 to July 22. The Leadership Summer Camp was four days of learning, growing together and empowering our students and mothers to become resilient leaders. Kicking off … Continue reading Con Mi MADRE and Project MALES Leadership Summer Camp 2017: Empowering Resilient Leaders

Con Mi MADRE Opens Doors to New Home

With fresh paint, shiny new computers, and familiar faces, Con Mi MADRE welcomes the community into our new home and technology center. We hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 15th and shared this special occasion with Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Council Member Delia Garza, Google representatives, and the amazing people who are … Continue reading Con Mi MADRE Opens Doors to New Home

Latinas: Making Healthy Choices One Step at a Time

by the Seton Healthcare Family 2016 Magna Cum Laude Corazón Award Sponsor and Mariposa Award Honoree "You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."  - Martin Luther King, Jr. If the idea of getting healthy seems like an overwhelming task, just break it down to one step at a time. Engaging … Continue reading Latinas: Making Healthy Choices One Step at a Time

A LAWtina’s Journey

Amanda Lopez was a young sixth grader at Covington Middle School when she and her mother first joined Con Mi MADRE (then known as the Junior League of Austin Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program) back in 2000. Amanda was eager to become a participant; she wanted an outlet to connect with other Latinas in her community, gain … Continue reading A LAWtina’s Journey

Con Mi MADRE Recives UT Community Partnership Award 2012

This month on October 3, 2012, Con Mi MADRE was given the great honor of receiving the Community Partnership Award given by The University of Texas at Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. This award recognizes exceptional leadership and commitment to university-community partnerships that strive for equality on the educational playing field for under-served … Continue reading Con Mi MADRE Recives UT Community Partnership Award 2012