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A Time for Health and Healing

A Time for Health and Healing

(Originally published March 18, 2020) Bendiciones to all, We wanted to share a message today of hope and healing for all. This is a time of uncertainty that can trigger many uncomfortable feelings in all of us.  At times like this, we need to listen to all our sources of information:  the medical professionals who […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
4th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

4th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

(Originally published January 21, 2020) The National Compadres Network (NCN) has been working for over 30 years to promote Transformational Healing and healing within all communities. NCN bases its work on the philosophy of La Cultura Cura which proposes that “Within the collective Dignity, Respect, Trust and Love of all people, exist the wisdom, practices, […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
A Healing Centered Culturally Rooted Approach

A Healing Centered Culturally Rooted Approach

(Originally published December 17, 2019) Uplifting Marginalized Communities: In an interview with Health City at Boston Medical Center, Héctor Sánchez-Flores shares the impact that culturally rooted practices can have in communities that are marginalized. When you understand an individual’s trauma, one of the best things to do is a healing-centered intervention with a reflective process, so that […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
Domestic Violence Awareness 2019

Domestic Violence Awareness 2019

(Originally published October 22, 2019) The month of October has been devoted towards Domestic Violence awareness. As the month comes to an end, I invite you to continue joining us in addressing this wound in our families and community. Over 30 years ago the National Compadres Network lifted up 7 principles of an Honorable Person […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
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
¡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