Autonomy: maiz is independently run. maiz is not affiliated with any party, church or other form of organization.
Self-organization: The first and foremost requirement for our work is that we are self-organized. maiz is a self-organization run by migrant women with an acute awareness and critical distance from neoliberal ideas.
Collective Self-Empowerment: We address the existing structures of power and domination critically in order to change them.