Weekend Community Healing Events


Weekend Community Healing Events

ESPAÑOLA  – This weekend sixteen community organizations and local governments are joining together to sponsor the “Orgullo, Unity, Creativity and Community in the Española Valley”, a series of events to promote community healing for our youth and tolerance for all community members.

Sponsors include Moving Arts Española , Northern New Mexico College, EXITO Counseling @ Northern, Gay Straight Alliance, New Mexico Community Foundation, Siete Del Norte, Tewa Women United, Rio Arriba County Health Council, City of Española , and Rio Arriba County.

Events will culminate on Sunday with a memorial event for Victor Vilapando, the Española  youth killed in a police shooting in June, 2014. Sunday events also include a Youth Healing Circles, led by Arianne Malmud Ghazi.

See below for flyer with a complete list of planned events.