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SHUS lead the Hispanic families, trying to assist them to:

  • develop within the Hispanic  woman the capacity of individual leaders,
  • strengthen families and interconnect leaders in different Hispanic organizations, defend and protect the Hispanic family by instructing, empowering and coordinating immigration education, acquire immigration civic skills and civil rights,
  • encourage organizational and interpersonal collaboration,
  • empower the Hispanic community to have a voice in institutions that affect it by creating opportunities for women to develop their knowledge and advocacy skills on parental involvement in education, civic life and combat racial discrimination,
  • promote respect of civil and human rights as well as aiding in bridging the current cultural isolation and providing communication links between community members and organizations actively working to promote social justice and equality for all.

        Along with the collaboration of our all volunteer members, we are supported by the community of Silverton and private and public agencies grantees like: 

  • City of Silverton, Oregon.
  • Silverton Together.
  • Verizon.
  • Marion County Health Department.
  • The Social Justice Funds.
  • MRG Foundation.
  • The Oregon Community Foundation

“If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman, you educate a family"      

Attribution: Rudy Manikan (20th Century)