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subtle trauma

Subtle Trauma

Even the smallest childhood traumas can strongly influence our adult lives.

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Oprah on 60 minutes

Treating childhood trauma

Oprah Winfrey reports on how childhood trauma plays…

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older adults

Public mental health care for older Californians is lacking as need grows

“Older adults often have multiple chronic illnesses which complicate mental health care.”

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sexual harrassment

How sexual harassment can affect mental health

Few people know how to recognize the mental health issues that happen after harassment…

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invite drinks and nibbles

Amanecer Open House storytelling celebration

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support dream act

We stand in support

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Happy Hour with a Cause

Last night’s Happy Hour with a Cause was a great success…

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May day march 2017

May Day March 2017

May Day is a celebration of laborers and the working class.  Marches are held around the globe.  Today in Los Angeles, more than 100 groups, representing a wide range of issues, marched from MacArthur Park to Los Angeles City Hall.

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PRANK 2017

Happy Hour with a Cause at PRANK

Help support Amanecer at Prank.

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Fearful parents sign papers for friends to care for kids in case they’re deported

by David Montero Los Angeles Times Monday March 13, 2017   She saw the news of the raids happening around the country and felt helpless. Scared. She had lived here for more than a decade, following her father’s advice: Work hard and stay out of trouble.   READ THE ENTIRE STORY          

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