La cura
podcast

Decolonizing Latinx Health and Reclaiming Traditional Healing

La Cura will take you on a journey that centers Latinx healing and wellbeing.  We will explore what healing is, the possibilities for for it, and engage in conversation with thought leaders, historians, spiritual sages, trauma informed healers, traditional and western medicine practitioners and many more.

La cura podcast

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LATEST EPISODE

Culture Memory and Healing Justice

Black Queer Feminist cultural/memory worker, curator, and organizer of 30 plus years, Cara Page, join us to talk cultural memory and healing justice.  

Cara is one of the architects of the healing justice political strategy, envisioned by many in the US South and deeply rooted in Black Feminist traditions and Southern Black Radical Traditions of the Global South. She is co-founder and current leadership team member of the Kindred Southern Healing Justice Collective.  She is also the former ED of The Audre Lorde Project, and former National Coordinator of the Committee on Women, Population & the Environment.

You can learn more about her work at her, Changing Frequencies and Healing Histories on her webpage. Follow her on IG @changingfrequencies. 

Learn more about the Kindred Healing Collective on their webpage. 

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meet the team

Francisca Porchas Coronado

Francisca Porchas Coronado is a Mexican immigrant, Chicana, Latinx, feminist, and anti-racist organizer with over 15 years of organizing experience. Francisca has worked on issues of civil rights, environmental and climate justice, criminalization, and immigration at the intersection of race and class at a local and national level.  As former Organizing Director of Puente Human Rights Movement in Phoenix she has been one of the leading voices against deportations of migrants in the country. Her work is rooted in the belief that low income people of color, especially Black and Latinx communities have the power to transform themselves, each other and their communities.    

As the recipient of the 2017 Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship, Francisca founded Healing in Resistance, a wellness project that centers the healing of Latinx migrant peoples on the frontlines of the fight for migrant rights.  Francisca is the founder and national coordinator of Latinx Therapists in Action, a growing network linking Latinx therapists of color to frontline migrant rights organizations working in Latinx communities in need of mental health services. She has been initiated into the ancient, indigenous Yoruba tradition of IFA for over a decade and is currently a priestess in training.

Luis michael diaz

Michael is a digital and print designer based in NYC, with an AAS degree in Graphic Design from Parsons School of Design, a division of the New School. He earned a B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Miami in 2010 -- but a well-chosen Art minor allowed him to pursue my true passion of design.
As Marketing Designer at Billboard-THR, he led design for major tentpole events including the Women In Music Awards, an annual gala that brings together and celebrates A-list female music talent, and the Hot 100 Music Festival, a two-day event held each August for the last 4 years. His responsibilities include overall branding, social coverage, digital coverage, on-site branding, and merchandise as well as brand activations with partners including AMEX, American Airlines, Nissan, Nielsen, Hasbro, Herbal Essences, 1800 Tequila, W Hotels, Samsung and many others.

Lourdes E. Hern√°ndez-Rivera

Lourdes E. Hernández-Rivera comes from a working class, multiracial family in Puerto Rico. She is passionate about activism, beekeeping, traveling, human relations, system change, and beauty in general. She is also a co-founder of the community healing project Caminando la Utopía, an initiative that seeks to confront with dignity and rebellion the critical circumstances the colony she lives in is facing.

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