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¡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
October 2017 NCN Newsletter

October 2017 NCN Newsletter

In this Newsletter Message from the Executive Director  Debra Camarillo: Warrior Spirit Healing Institute Retreat with The Brotherhood of Elders Introducing New NCN Board Members New NCN Staff Member: Nelda Olvera Latino Commission Award Presented to Jerry Tello NCN’s 30th Anniversary Click to view Newsletter:

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  October 10, 2017   No comments
NCN Statement for Standing Rock

NCN Statement for Standing Rock

What started on April 1, 2016 at Standing Rock has continued in the wake of reoccurring resistance from Dakota Access, LLC- the primary company involved in the planning and implementation of the pipeline. Since its conception more than 100 other tribes and community groups from the Americas, Canada, and Peru have come to gather at […]

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  October 7, 2016   No comments