Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos Inc.

Santa Cruz, California, United States

Enable youth of color to decrease violent behavior and individually heal in culturally grounded ways by implementing a prevention, intervention, and training program

April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2012

Focus Area

Racial Equity

Geographic Focus






Teaching cultural history and transforming lives

At 15, Juan Gomez committed serious crimes against a peer in a rival gang and was sent to prison for seven years. It was during that time he began to learn about his past and reflect on his anger.

Racial Equity

America Healing - Juan Gomez

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Putting Children First

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

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