Austin's Con Mi Madre celebrates 10 years of nonprofit work

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South Austin-based nonprofit Con Mi Madre celebrated its 10th anniversary with the annual Corazon Awards Gala on May 9. Con Mi Madre began in 2008 as an offshoot of the Junior League of Austin's Hispanic Mother-Daughter program.

The organization, which provides mothers and daughters with educational support and resources, honored 10 Latina mother-daughter pairs at the event for their commitment to Con Mi Madre's program. Con Mi Madre program participants begin educational programming when daughters are in sixth grade and continue through college graduation.

The nonprofit is located at 4175 Freidrich Lane, Ste. 200, Austin. 512-467-4483. www.conmimadre.org
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Central Austin edition. A graduate of Presbyterian College in upstate South Carolina, Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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