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We welcome you to the National Compadres Network. We offer you a glimpse into work that is being done around the country based our philosophy of La Cultura Cura or Transformational health and healing. This philosophy continues the teachings of our ancestors who reinforced the importance of sacred values, traditions and interconnected relationships as the foundation of cultural strength. We invite to visit this website often to see the amazing work being done by our staff, local and national partners. We look forward to serving as a resource to support and share the work you do. Bendiciones

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2020 José Montoya Flor y Canto Memorial ScholarshipFeatured

2020 José Montoya Flor y Canto Memorial Scholarship

In Maestro José Montoya’s honor, NCN will award two $500 scholarships. The focus of the scholarship is “Flor y Canto,” which invites young students to share their creativity. The application includes submitting written responses and a creative piece that reflects the applicant’s culture and its beauty and healing strength. Students (ages 13-26) currently enrolled in school and working to complete their education. Applicants will be […]

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  July 1, 2020   No comments
32nd Annual Hombres Virtual Circulo Announcement: Bringing Círculo Prayer Into Our Home Life

32nd Annual Hombres Virtual Circulo Announcement: Bringing Círculo Prayer Into Our Home Life

Saludos Hombres from the Círculo, To acknowledge and maintain our yearly connection during a pandemic, the National Compadres Network will be hosting two virtual circulos with Maestros Jerry Tello and Isaac Cardenas that are scheduled during the weekends the Hombres Retiro would have taken place in Jolon, CA. We have found that sheltering in place […]

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  July 20, 2020   No comments
32nd Annual Hombres Retiros Cancelled

32nd Annual Hombres Retiros Cancelled

This year marks the 32nd Annual Hombres Retiro that men would have traveled to Mission San Antonio de Padua in Jolon, California to gather in ceremony to reconnect with our ancestral traditions to strengthen our spirit. The intergenerational group of men that have gathered since 1988 have offered prayers of support so that as hombres […]

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  July 1, 2020   No comments
Sacred Fatherhood & Webinar

Sacred Fatherhood & Webinar

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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  July 1, 2020   No comments

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