Staff of Alianza and National Compadres Network are joined for a group photo by trainees who came to Albuquerque from various parts of the country.
Dr. Ricardo Carrillo spoke about the various types of trauma that boys, women and men endure as a result of experiencing violence.
Ivonne Ortiz, Training and TA Coordinator for Alianza, chats with one of the trainees from Chicago who works with young men coming out of prison.
Deanda Montoya, Alianza’s Administrative Assistant/Office Manager (left) worked on the meeting logistics, on collecting donations and on registrations. She is joined at the registration table by Monica Chavez Montoya, Alianza’s Fiscal Officer.
Adelita M. Medina, Alianza’s Executive Director, dedicated the training to Luis Manuel Medina, a long-time domestic violence, sexual assault, and children’s rights advocate, who passed away on July 27, 2011. She spoke about the importance of nurturing our sons the same way we nurture our daughters.
Trainees listened intently throughout the day and a half training.