Apr 152014
She did it!

We’d like to share a success story with you:  that of community leader Brenda Mendoza, the Director of PCUN’s Service Center. Leadership Transitions, one of CAPACES Leadership Institute’s flagship programs, finished its first year in January.  The cohort included leaders from CAPACES’ nine sister organizations and included Brenda Mendoza. In the program participants establish their leadership goals, [read more]

Mar 112014
Granting a Community's Wish

How does the future of a social justice group radically change in only a day? On February 19, Meyer Memorial Trust awarded CAPACES Leadership Institute a three year grant to evaluate and strengthen our core programs, identify and create programs that will benefit the entire community we serve, and hire Evaluation Project Assistant Jorge Martinez. We are [read more]

Mar 032014
Gratitude and a TV Interview

We hope you are enjoying springtime; it is exciting to watch flowers unfold in Woodburn! What’s in this email: – A huge THANK YOU to you! – A video news report by UNIVISION interviewing several who crafted the CAPACES mural. Thanks to your generosity, our winter appeal featuring Zesar and the TURNO youth program was a tremendous [read more]

Dec 172013

Dear Friends of CAPACES Leadership Institute, Your support of the Institute has made more than the murals on our walls shine; local youth are radiantly blossoming. 2013 marked the turning point toward success in the lives of many high school students participating in CAPACES Leadership Institute’s TURNO youth program.  TURNO equips students for graduation and higher [read more]

Dec 112013
Strengthening Our Team - Including You!

From the Directora’s desk – CAPACES Leadership Institute is proud to welcome our newest team member, Rosi Barker. Rosi is a native of Salem, Oregon, and has spent more than a year living abroad in México.  Her passions include salsa dancing, enjoying the outdoors, and volunteering and fundraising for communities in need. She is the new Director [read more]

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