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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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National Comadres Newsletter #28 (September 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #28 (September 2022)

Mi vida como Mujer Latina was created by two Mexican-American adults that longed for survival in an unwelcoming world of poverty.  Agricultural work was their trade and means of our survival.  They followed what had been modeled to them through generations of affliction, which unfortunately continued into my years of growing up. There was a small semilla that […]

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  September 22, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #27 (August 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #27 (August 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Nohemi Gomez Greetings Comadres My name is Noemi Gomez and it is an honor to share some palabra with you all, near and far, on this beautiful full moon in Aquarius. My familia and I have the privilege of calling home, the beautiful lands of our Tongva ancestors. I remember growing up in […]

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  September 22, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #26 (July 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #26 (July 2022)

Reflections from Dr. Susy Zepeda, National Comadres Committee Member since 2013 Ofrendando del Corazón: Queer Xicana Indígena Root Work By Susy Zepeda At the center of the spiritual trabajo of—ofrendando del corazón—is the wisdom passed on from elders and ancestors—the sabiduría that in our every step, en cada paso, we are connected and held by the earth, […]

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  August 2, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #25 (June 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #25 (June 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Marisol Valencia Rincon, AMFT, Psychology Student, Circle Keeper Bendiciones Comadres My name is Marisol Valencia Rincon, y es un honor compartir in this month’s newsletter. For the past three years, I have been intentional in participating in healing sacred circles as part of my healing journey. Being willing to try something new is […]

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  June 21, 2022   No comments