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Comadres Newsletter #10 (March 2021)

Comadres Newsletter #10 (March 2021)

Greetings! While I was thinking of Women’s Month, my mind went to this memory.  As a child, I was walking from the pigpen and rabbit cages through a dirt trail barefoot surrounded by ankle-tall green grass and tropical trees, and I could smell the delicious aroma of Puerto Rican cooking begging me to come and […]

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  March 22, 2021   No comments
Comadres Newsletter #9 (February 2021)

Comadres Newsletter #9 (February 2021)

Beautiful Mujeres, In the month of February, or as some may refer to as the month of love or lovers, you can see stores draped with hearts, chocolate kisses, and the famous Cupid with his golden arrows everywhere you go.  We have heard many times around Valentine’s Day of the story of those magical golden […]

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  March 15, 2021   No comments
Comadres Newsletter #8 (January 2021)

Comadres Newsletter #8 (January 2021)

Greetings! Happy New Year 2021! We are excited to begin this new year with much hope, faith, and expectation of new things to come!  Yes, it is true that there are many concerning things currently happening in our Nation. But, at the same time, it is also true that there continue to be many stories […]

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  March 15, 2021   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
7th Annual Comadres Retiro Virtual Círculo Announcement

7th Annual Comadres Retiro Virtual Círculo Announcement

Saludos Comadres To acknowledge and maintain our yearly connection during a pandemic, the National Comadres Network will be hosting two virtual circulos with Maestras Debra Camarillo and Susie Armijo. We have found that sheltering in place may limit physical gathering, but we can utilize virtual platforms to connect while using our traditional Círculo process.  Although not […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter No. 3 (July 2020)

National Comadres Newsletter No. 3 (July 2020)

Welcome Everyone! As the numbers continue to spike once again during this COVID 19 pandemic, we are headed for the possibility of another complete shut-down. It is even more vitally important to dig down deeper inside of ourselves and begin to intentionally re-kindle our inner flame. To keep the light of our souls from being extinguished, […]

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  October 14, 2020   No comments
Comadres Newsletter No. 1 (May 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 1 (May 2020)

(Originally published May 20, 2020) A big virtual hug to all! We wanted to start by offering a virtual hug of love to all because we understand that during this time of physical distancing, it has left many of us feeling the absence of touch. I remember as a child walking into my grandmother’s house […]

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  October 13, 2020   No comments
Comadres Newsletter No. 2 (June 2020)

Comadres Newsletter No. 2 (June 2020)

Palabra from Maestras Susanna Armijo and Debra Camarillo:  We just want you to know that we’re thinking of all of you and continuing to hold you so close in our hearts. We offer our continued support through our prayers for your safety, protection, health, and well-being; in mind, body, and spirit. During this major shift […]

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  July 1, 2020   No comments