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Support, Donate, Give to MALCS

A national organization established in 1982, MALCS holds the vision to support Chicana, Latina, Afro-Latina, Native American, Indigenous and gender non-conforming activists and scholars in higher education and community leadership. MALCS is run completely by volunteers who serve at the national, regional and local levels.

Please consider supporting the work of this unique organization.

Opportunities to Invest

Your gift to MALCS will be used to fund our initiatives including:

What will your Gift Make Possible?

The MALCS Summer Institute, held annually since 1986, is an opportunity for scholars and community members to gather to network, share research and information, offer support and re-energize. In addition to panels, roundtables and plenaries, the MALCS Summer Institute hosts a publishing workshop and presents the Tortuga Award to a member who has used her expertise, experience and commitment to support and advance the MALCS mission and to a community activist.

Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of MALCS is the only interdisciplinary, peer reviewed academic journal publishing in English and Spanish dedicated to exploring Chicana/Latina experiences through research articles, literary criticism, creative writing, review essays, occasional commentaries, and book reviews.

See testimonios of what else MALCS gives to its members.

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You may specify that your donation be directed to the following funds:

  • Accessibility fund
  • Archives  Fund
  • General Fund
  • MALCS Journal fund
  • Summer Institute scholarship fund
  • Undocumented Student Fund

Donate Via check or money order

Please make checks/money orders payable to the MALCS with “MALCS donation” in the subject line, specifying to which fund you would like your donation directed.

Mail to: MALCS – Atten: Lupe Gallegos, 1404 66th St., Berkeley, CA 94702

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Your gift may be considered a charitable donation. Please consult your tax advisor regarding the a tax deductible charitable contributions. A letter can be provided upon request. The fiscal agent of MALCS is The Chicana/Latina Foundation, a non-profit organization.


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