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By Rev. Héctor J. Hernández
STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH

Vaqueros y Piratas y Puentes

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   October 28, 2019

En un esfuerzo por conectarse con las comunidades de habla hispana, El Rev. Héctor J. Hernández, Coordinador de Enlaces en la Asociación Nacional de Benevolencia comparte su lucha con la salud mental.

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Design by Héctor Hernández
STORIES, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, MENTAL HEALTH

Pirates, Cowboys and Bridges

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   October 24, 2019

Connect Coordinator, Héctor Hernández shares his story of struggling with mental health and how his church and pastor's response fuels his passion for the work he does at the NBA.

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Art by: Héctor J. Hernández Marcial ©2019. Full caption below.
NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, PRISON AND JAIL

Our Broken Immigration System Has Been Weaponized, Here’s What We Can Do

Rev. Dean Bucalos, Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   July 09, 2019

The current White House administration has made it a priority to come up with new anti-immigration rhetoric and policies at every turn. In response, churches across the country are stepping up in support of immigrants, learn more about what you can do below.

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Rev. Héctor J. Hernández at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.
PRISON AND JAIL, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Gospel of Community

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   March 02, 2017

The more I walk and experience what I call a Gospel of community, the more I have faced and struggled with principalities and powers of this world that devour and destroy the most vulnerable around us.

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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Our Actions and Inactions Always Have Consequences

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   January 14, 2016

As immigrant Hispanic families try to navigate these systems and try to survive the clutches of systemic racism, oppression, and dehumanization, they also deal with the by-product of this struggle.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

¿Cómo hacer frente durante momentos de Crisis o Trauma?

December 4, 2019

El mismo se centra en definir lo que es trauma y explorar sus efectos en nuestras vidas, congregaciones y comunidades. El seminario web también proporciona estrategias prácticas que cualquier pastor y congregación puede poner en práctica para el beneficio de su iglesia y comunidad.

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
Patchwork Central
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ENVIRONMENT, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

Patchwork Central is a neighborhood outreach organization. Its health ministry offers a holistic approach to health and wellness for the community.