Al Exito Latina Leadership and Success

The Al Éxito (AÉ) afterschool program empowers young Latinas, 6th-12th grade, from rural communities in Franklin, Wright, and Tama counties to succeed in school and in life through academic achievement, leadership development, and civic engagement. Recent anti-immigrant barriers set up by state and federal governments has caused increased stress, anxiety and fear. Additional support is being developed to assist diminish extreme anxiety that the students are reporting. This is the second year of IWF funding.