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Engaging Fathers Consortium

Engaging Fathers Consortium

The Engaging Fathers Consortium is a collective body of dedicated, knowledgeable field experts, and professionals, with unique knowledge, insight, and experience in the areas of fatherhood that seek to impact systems, policies and practices by acting as the Los Angeles county wide guiding body.

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  November 21, 2018   No comments
Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

As we approach Father’s Day we want to acknowledge and offer blessings to all those fathers, grandfathers, mothers, tios, big brothers, mentors and others who have filled the role of FATHER in a child’s life. For those who have walked this journey of guiding, caring for, protecting, loving and worrying about your children, it comes […]

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  September 10, 2018   No comments
Stand Up & Speak Up

Stand Up & Speak Up

NCN is announcing a national campaign, inviting men to Stand Up and Speak Up against relationship violence, harm and disrespect towards women and children and to Sit Down to play, read and nurture their children and relationships in a positive way. The campaign, first initiated in 2006, also invites organizations and the boys and men they work with to include […]

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  June 4, 2018   No comments
¡Feliz Dia de las Madres!

¡Feliz Dia de las Madres!

Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrating Original Healers There are few people who recognize and understand who we actually are at our core. Mothers, grandmothers, and tias are gifted with knowing our needs and worked tirelessly to provide that needed medicine. How could they know without having attended a conference or being trained on evidence-based practices?! They […]

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  May 17, 2018   No comments
Flor y Canto  José Montoya Memorial Scholarship

Flor y Canto José Montoya Memorial Scholarship

This year, the National Compadres Network marks its 30th year anniversary when in 1988, a group of Chicano, Latino, Native and Raza men gathered for three days in a Círculo. Through sharing, reflection, laughter, and ceremony, the men reignited a generations-old fire and made a commitment to heal themselves, live as Hombres Nobles (Honorable Men), and to pass […]

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  April 18, 2018   No comments
1968 Chicano LA Walkouts: Bobby Verdugo & Yoli Ríos

1968 Chicano LA Walkouts: Bobby Verdugo & Yoli Ríos

Bobby Verdugo and Yoli Ríos are in great demand for speaking engagements this month because March 8th is the 50th anniversary of the East L.A. Chicano Walkouts. The married couple played instrumental roles in organizing and orchestrating the Walkouts at five high schools in East Los Angeles. Below are excerpts from a phone interview conducted […]

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  April 11, 2018   No comments
Quick Update

Quick Update

The inspiration that I draw from this powerful reminder is that the struggle for a more just and equitable society is not complete until justice is achieved for everyone. In many instances it was our mothers, tias, and grandmothers who have best embodied the sacrifice that Cesar Chavez was asking of us. He was asking us to activate our collective will to do for others, something that is presently testing our nation’s ability to create a shared vision that includes and benefits all.

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  April 2, 2018   No comments