The mission of “De Mujer a Mujer”: Latina Assistance Program (LAP)
is to provide academic support that will increase the retention and
graduation rates of Latinas at Northern Illinois University by providing
programs, activities and leadership opportunities that foster
self-confidence, self-awareness, and self-esteem.
1. To establish a positive and professional support network for Latinas.
2. To promote education, career, personal, and leadership development.
3. To increase cultural, gender role, and service learning awareness.