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Salinas, CA
USA

831-216-6530

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CULTIVATING CHANGE-MAKERS FOR
THE NEXT SEVEN GENERATIONS

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MOTIVATING INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP FOR PUBLIC ADVANCEMENt


The Vision

Communities of color drive public policy, join boards and commissions and have resources for healthy vibrant futures.

The Mission

The purpose of our collective is to cultivate change makers for the next seven generations by improving the health and well-being of the most impacted communities.

The business of our collective is to provide innovative culturally relevant approaches that support resident civic engagement and to end mass incarceration.

MILPA believes that to achieve racial equity and social justice, we must go from program outcomes to ensuring actual incomes.

Our Approach

MILPA uses healing-informed, relationship-centered approaches to incubate next generation leadership and infrastructure while striving for racial and social justice.

MILPA works with local, state, and national institutions through trainings, technical assistance, and the establishment of best practices.

Join the Movement

MILPA is a mission-driven cadre committed to supporting next-generation infrastructure and leadership within community, organizations, institutions and systems.

The word MILPA is derived from the UTO-AZTECAN Nahuatl language word milli that when translated means "field."

Our work is based on an agricultural philosophy of Las Tres Hermanas, which was and is based on work, cultural tradition and community.

MILPA provides training and technical assistance to strategic initiatives and other aligned entities or community groups using cultural frameworks.