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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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Comadres Newsletter No. 5 (October 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 5 (October 2020)

Greetings Comrades! As we enter fall or autumn, it’s a great reminder that life is all about movement or changes, like the saying, “The only constant is change” – Heraclitus. The beauty of movement is the opportunity to grow and let go.  However, it can be challenging with movement not to get lost.  Like a […]

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  October 19, 2020   No comments
2020 José Montoya Scholarship Recipients

2020 José Montoya Scholarship Recipients

This year marked the 6th time the National Compadres Network has honored Maestro José Montoya with the Flor y Canto Scholarship. Maestro Montoya dedicated his life to acknowledging and lifting up the beauty and power of culture through art, poetry, music, activism, and spiritual ceremony. His life from the mountains of New Mexico and the fields […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter No. 4 (September 2020)

National Comadres Newsletter No. 4 (September 2020)

Greetings! Another month has gone by so quickly as the times continue to be challenging and unpredictable.  However, this is not anything unfamiliar in the lives of women.  Women have always had to juggle, confront challenges, multitask, and keep it all together, putting themselves last.  It is not that women want to be martyrs, but […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments
Teaching Children Virtue-Really: La Educación

Teaching Children Virtue-Really: La Educación

(Originally published September 1, 2020) Covid-19 has challenged us all in many ways but especially in educating our children.  Parents, teachers, and children are all struggling with how to do this education thing and stay safe.  Besides the lack of access and ability to manage the virtual platforms teachers are pressured to teach the same subject matter in […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments

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