The Circle Blog

Circle de Luz Is Now Hiring!

March 1, 2018

Last summer, the Circle de Luz Board of Directors met to draft our strategic plan for the next three years.  As part of our vision, we want to grow our impact in Charlotte, welcoming in at least twice as many girls to the program in the Fall of 2019. With just our current five classes, […]


Celebrating 10 Years!

September 15, 2017

This year, Circle de Luz is celebrating 10 years of radically empowering young Latinas, and the profound work that we are doing has never been more important. If you have wondered if, together, we’re making a difference, watch what our hijas had to say when we asked them: circle de luz from Ken Shermer on […]



August 23, 2017

Are you looking for a deliberate way to spark powerful, positive change in the world? Join Circle de Luz in our mission to empower young Latinas through confidence-building experiences and educational access. We support our members from 7th grade until high school graduation with extensive mentoring, holistic programming and a scholarship to support their further education. […]


Join Us In Investing In Women

July 11, 2017

By 2060, a 1/3 of the female population in the United States will be Latina. Today, one in 4 female students is Latina; yet, daunted by poverty, racism, and access, one in five Latinas do not complete high school by age 29 and just 19% of Latina women have a college degree. Archbishop Desmond Tutu […]


Spark Her Life! Circle de Luz Seeks 80 New Mijas By August 15

June 16, 2017

        Circle de Luz is excited to announce the addition of a new class of participants. We will partner again with Eastway Middle School to create the Class of 2023. Our organization radically empower young Latinas through extensive mentoring, holistic programming, and scholarship funds for further education. Circle de Luz was founded to combat some […]