The Nueva Luz Foundation is honored to partner with the Weslaco Fire Department in sending our counselor, Mr. Jose Alvarado, to the Youth Emergency Preparedness Camp to guide some of the students. At the camp, the students learned the fundamentals of becoming a member of the Community Emergency Response Team. The Nueva Luz Foundation is honored to … Continue reading NLF at the Emergency Preparedness Camp
The Nueva Luz Foundation has had the privilege of spending the 2018 Spring semester empowering youth through our EAP program in the Raymondville school district. We have shown these students that they have the power to Understand, Cope, and Prevail! On May 30th, 2018, our students within the Raymondville school district celebrated not only the end … Continue reading Raymondville Graduation Ceremony
The Nueva Luz Foundation teamed up with the Cameron County Mental Health Force to help volunteer with their 5th Annual Fishing Tournament. This tournament was for the youth involved in their program as well as their families. Everyone had a great time catching fish on the pier in South Padre Island! Thank you to the … Continue reading 5th Annual Family Fishing Tournament
The Nueva Luz Foundation was honored again this year to participate in the 2018 All-Hazards Conference! We have collaborated with our first responders that also participated. Our Dr. Villanueva performed her presentation on de-escalation for a full house of first responders! Thank you to the organizers of the event for inviting us.
The Nueva Luz Foundation brought its counselors and interns to Raymondville. We brought food and fun to Veteran's Park and brought a smile to the members and children of the community! It was a fun day at the park indeed!
Our counselors, including our clinical director, Dr. Norma Villanueva, accompanied our interns to UTRGV for their field fair and to bring awareness to what we have accomplished at the Nueva Luz Foundation.
Our Clinical Director, Dr. Villanueva trained the staff of CPS on the subject of traumas at the UTRGV CESS Building.
The staff of the Nueva Luz Foundation, including our Deputy Executive Director and Clinical Director, attended the Young Hearts Matter ceremony at the Hidalgo County Court House. This ceremony was held to bring awareness to the problems that teenagers face with dating violence and abuse. We are honored to have been invited to attend this … Continue reading Young Hearts Matter 2018