Fresno Barrios Unidos

Youth are the leaders we need to create the future Fresno we all deserve. We respect the inherent power within each of our young people and stand with them to transform their lives, schools, families and communities to be places where everyone belongs. 

We host monthly Healing Circles for young men, young women, and young parents that allow us to re-root ourselves in culture, continue our healing journeys, and build beloved community.

El Joven Noble

Rites of passage are a foundation of indigenous culture. Through El Joven Noble, young men ages 10-24 in Fresno connect with a community of peers to re-root themselves in their history and culture. We use traditional healing practices to cultivate self-awareness and help men navigate and own their feelings.

El Joven Noble changed me in a good way. It helped me feel like I can trust people with my thoughts and feelings, and it makes me express my feelings. That’s something I really needed.


Men With Heart

Are you ready to flex your leadership to transform our community?

Men with Heart brings male-identified and gender non-confirming youth together for learning and action. We meet weekly on Wednesday nights (free dinner is included!) to learn together and use our voices and collective power to make positive change.

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Learn. Heal. Grow.

Are you a woman or gender-expansive person ages 12-24? 

Xinachtli which translates to “Germinating Seed” is a 10 week program. We are a growing and powerful youth through this culturally enriched rites of passage curriculum. Xinachtli provides a space for youth to heal within community, discover their gifts, explore their history, and develop resilience.

Womxn Empowered

Fresno Barrios for LCF Accelerator June 24, 2019.

You are Wise. You are Valid.

When you have a community to support you on your path, it is easier to continue your healing journey. 

Womxn Empowered is a beloved, inclusive community for young women and gender expansive youth ages 12-24 in Fresno. We use traditional healing practices and cultural teachings to help young women tap into their identities and own their power to grow into powerful, strategic leaders.

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