Latinas Represent

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Latinas Represent is getting more
and more diverse Latinas in public service.

Together, we are creating a more reflective democracy.

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Come change the political landscape with us.
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Latinos make up about 20% of the U.S. population but only 2% of elected office.
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Latinas Represent is
getting more and more
diverse Latinas in public
service.

Together, we are creating a more reflective democracy.

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Come change the
political landscape
with us.
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Latinos make up
about 20% of the
U.S. population but
only 2% of elected
office.
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Latinas Represent aims to increase the number
and diversity of Latinas in public service to
transform our communities and build a more
reflective democracy.

Latinos make up about 20% of the U.S. population but only 2% of local, state, and federal elected offices. Formerly an initiative of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, we’re working to change that.
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Latinas Represent aims to increase the number and diversity of Latinas in public service to transform our communities and build a more reflective democracy.
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Latinos make up about 20% of the U.S. population but only 2% of local, state, and federal elected offices. Formerly an initiative of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, we’re working to change that.

Latina Represent Summit

Saturday, October 8, 2022

We are hosting the Latinas Represent Summit to energize, connect, and empower everyone who cares about getting more and more diverse Latinas in public service. Come change the political landscape with us!

Latinas Represent Master Class

December 9 - 11, 2022

If you’re a Latina interested in running for office (or supporting someone who is) apply for our Master Class. Open to Latinas of all political affiliations, this weekend-long intensive will give you the tools you need to understand the political process, develop your political capacity, and launch a well-run, issue-based campaign.

Master Class

Run for Office

Learn more about open positions you can run for in your community.

Join us in creating a more reflective democracy! Latinas Represent invites you to submit your information below to see what positions you can run for in your community. Latinas make up 9.3% of the US population but only 3% of elected officeholders in state and federal offices across the country. This is why we need you to step into your political power.

Once you find what office you want to run for, click "I Want to Run." Providing more information about yourself will help us connect you with resources and information that can assist you in your political journey!


NOTE: Latinas Represent does not endorse any candidates to public office.

Latinas in U.S. Politics 2022 Report

Latinas in record numbers are serving in elected office across levels, but we are still vastly underrepresented when compared to our numbers in the population.

Mapping Latinas in
Public Service

Latinas Represent aims to create the most comprehensive resource to identify Latina elected officials at every level of government in United States.

Notes from the Field

Embracing Diversity: Latinas Represent on World Day for Social Justice

As the world recognizes World Day for Social Justice, it's crucial to reflect on the diverse voices that contribute to the fabric of our societies. Latinas, with their rich cultural heritage and unique experiences, stand at the intersection of multiple identities, making their voices all the more vital in the pursuit of social justice. Amid ongoing struggles for justice, equality, inclusivity, and peace, it's imperative to highlight the perspectives of those often marginalized and underrepresented.

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“SÍ, SE PUEDE” Book Giveaway

Latinas Represent is thrilled to join Penguin Random House and Ten Speed Graphic this holiday season to bring you a fantastic giveaway!  We’re giving away three copies of the inspiring graphic novel “SÍ, SE PUEDE,” authored by Julio Anta and illustrated by Yasmín Flores Montañez! “SÍ, SE PUEDE” shines a spotlight on Latino rebels, artists, and activists who have shaped American history. Check out some excerpts from the book below!  In the book you’ll learn more about incredible Latina leaders like

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Five Indigenous Elected Officials You Should Know About

As November unfolds, Latinas Represent is excited to continue celebrating Native American Heritage Month! Join us in a collective celebration, where we pay homage to the remarkable cultural richness and invaluable contributions of Indigenous peoples. Below we’ve created a list spotlighting five inspiring Indigenous elected officials who are trailblazing toward a more inclusive and representative democracy for us all. Check out their amazing stories and share them with your amigas! Elsa Mejía, Madera (CA) City Council, District 5 Elsa Mejía is

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“Latina Voices Against Domestic Violence” Panel

On November 2, we were proud to partner with Esperanza United and MANA: A National Latina Organization to host ‘Latina Voices Against Domestic Violence,‘ a virtual event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our incredible speakers, Shay Franco-Clausen, Rocio “Chío” Núñez Ruiz, and Mayor Martha Cardenas-Singh, provided incredible insights as to how elected officials and community members can support survivors and address issues of gender-based violence in their comunidades. Throughout our conversation, we were continuously moved by their wisdom. Our speakers emphasized the importance

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