Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Prospera partners with low-income Latina women so they can achieve economic prosperity through cooperative business ownership.

Our Vision

We envision a vibrant ecosystem of Latina-owned cooperatives transforming communities and local economies and building prosperity for the benefit of all.

Our Values

Honoring and cultivating leadership. We cultivate leadership at all levels.  We use a strengths-based approach to tap the depth and richness of cultural and community knowledge. 

Leveraging partners. We create and nurture deep partnerships, striving to create synergy and greater impact.  

Nurturing healthy, vibrant communities. We invest in the quality of life and long-term sustainability of our local and global community.

Living cooperative principles. We practice democracy, encourage participation, and foster cooperativism at our organization and with our community partners.

Innovation and entrepreneurship. We think expansively and look for unlikely solutions to common challenges. We encourage resourcefulness and creativity at all levels of our work.