Centers of Capacitar Collaboration
Capacitar is offering ongoing Multicultural Wellness Education trainings or workshops at the following centers:
La Casa de Maria—Santa Barbara, California
Organizations that use Capacitar in their programs or
St. Anthony's Foundation, San Francisco
Works to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, lift the spirits of those in need, and create a society in which all persons flourish.
Pace e Bene
Works with individuals, organizations, and movements to strengthen their efforts to end war, protect human rights, challenge injustice, and to meet today's profound spiritual task: to build a more just and peaceful world.
Office of Restorative Justice, Diocese of Los Angeles, CA
Provides pastoral care for the incarcerated, their families and victims and advocates for a transformation in the current criminal justice system. Capacitar practices are used for self-care by staff and chaplains, and for outreach to people in jail and family victims groups.
Healing Hearts Restoring Hope
A center in the Los Angeles area that works with persons, families and communities impacted by murder and violent crimes. Capacitar practices are incorporated into programs in the community, as well as in jails.
A center in the Glendale area of Southern California that works with veterans and provides a community center for veterans to promote healing and wellness.
Centro Mujeres de la Esperanza
A multicultural and faith based community of women in the border region of El Paso, TX, Southern New Mexico, and Juárez, Chihuahua, MX, that offers program for women addressing needs of body, mind and spirit. Capacitar has collaborated with CME since 2006.
Focus on Recovery-Union
A peer support program dedicated to promoting a culture of wellness by encouraging positive change in the lives of adults, their family members, providers and the community. They are hosting the Connecticut/Massachusetts training in 2010 & 2011.
Mercy Center Bronx
A community center for women and their families offering programs and services that empower women to reach their full potential and become agents of change in their families and communities. The Center includes Capacitar practices in their ourtreach to women.
Elizabeth Seton Women's Center, NYC
Promotes the holistic development of women so that their experience and gifts may be recognized and valued by themselves and others and so made available for the common good.
An international leader in experiential education that raises awareness and inspires action around global political economics.
Hearts for a Safe Harbor
Connects people in Ohio with youth and vulnerable children in Gulu, Northern Uganda, to rebuild lives, heart by heart. The organization uses Capacitar methods in training youth leaders in Gulu.
The Care Ministry
is a faith-based nonprofit that provides emotional, spiritual and physical care and support to people affected by HIV/AIDS in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Capacitar practices are used by staff and caregivers for self-care and for outreach in the community.
works to build caring communities and to improve service delivery in the HIV and AIDS Sector by providing wellness support and capacity building programs to health workers, caregivers and their organizations. Capacitar methods are used in their programs.
A humanitarian, intercultural, non-governmental organization that works with asylum seekers, refugees and other disadvantaged migrant groups, with special concern for survivors of torture. They offer Capacitar practices as a self-care and empowerment intervention to individual clients.
The International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders which seeks to provide rapid and practical support to at-risk human rights defenders. They include Capacitar practices in trainings for human rights defenders.
Sisters of Mercy, Northern Ireland
The Sisters of Mercy have incorporated Capacitar methods in different programs in Northern Ireland and in other countries.
Organizations that share Capacitar's spirit and outreach
The Rosetta Foundation—Trommons.org
www.trommons.org The Rosetta Foundation is a non-profit organisation registered in Ireland working to provide equal access to information and knowledge across the languages of the world. It maintains the Translation Commons (www.trommons.org) matching non-profit translation projects and organizations with the skills and interests of volunteer translators across the world.
Center for Partnership Studies
A non-profit organization working to create a more peaceful, equitable and sustainable world through cultural transformation.
A nonsectarian, nongovernmental development and refugee aid organization - unique in that its philosophy emphasizes the transference of skills and thus the creation of opportunity.
Assists female ex-offenders who need psychosocial support as they develop and refine their skills for daily living.
SIPAZ-International Service for Peace
A permanent observation program in Mexico that operates from a nonviolent philosophy that stresses the construction of a positive peace.
Genesis Spiritual Life Center
Designs and hosts programs that promote the holistic integration of body mind and spirit.
Works in partnership with a diversity of people around the world who strengthen their communities by working with the wisdom and wealth already present in their people.
Frontera Women's Foundation
Dedicated to increasing resources and expanding opportunities for women, girls and their families who reside along the U.S./Mexico border.
Human Trafficking Education
Offers many links to current information on human trafficking globally, as well as suggestions for how to get involved in anti-human trafficking networks.
Kimmage Open & Distance Education
KODE offers a range of professional development courses through a distance learning model to development workers particularly those working in community projects.
Mennonite Central Committee
Established after a conference in September, 2008 in order to capture resources and lessons learned for trauma healing and community recovery in situations following violent conflict and natural disasters.
Research Related to Capacitar
The research and dissertation of Dr. Regina Hess, Ph.D. focused on the impact of Capacitar on women dealing with the stress and trauma of the US/Mexico border in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. To download a copy of the dissertation: