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Siembra Today

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Planting the Seed of Hope, Love and Community.

About

Welcome to Siembra Today. We are a women-run, BIPOC led non-profit organization devoted to transforming the lives of our community by providing accessible mental health and wellness support. In Spanish “Siembra” means to plant, and together we are cultivating a future where individuals feel seen, heard, and supported on their journey towards overall well-being.

 

We firmly believe that mental health care and support should be accessible to everyone, regardless of their socioeconomic background, age, gender, or ethnicity. We plant the seeds of hope. We understand that vulnerable communities often face unique challenges when accessing mental health resources, which is why we have made it our mission to bridge the gap and ensure support and access.

 

We are committed to breaking down barriers that prevent individuals from seeking and accessing help. This includes providing culturally sensitive and bilingual services to ensure language and cultural differences do not hinder someone’s ability to access the care they deserve. Additionally, we work closely with community leaders, organizations, and a network of social service providers. 

 

Through narrative storytelling, books, workshops, healing circles, conferences, and social media campaigns our goal is to destigmatize and promote mental health and wellness for the Latino/a/x/e and BIPOC community so that they can plant seeds of hope for themselves and for future generations.

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Mission Statement

Our mission at Siembra Today is to provide mental health and wellness access and support for the Latino/a/x/e and BIPOC community. We are dedicated to breaking barriers and ensuring that every individual, regardless of their background, has access to the care that they need to survive and thrive. 

 

By planting the seeds of hope in the minds of our community, we strive to create a future where mental health is a priority. Through innovative programs, holistic approaches, and collaborative partnerships, we are committed to nurturing a society where mental well-being is a fundamental human right for all. Together, let's sow the seeds of change and cultivate a world where mental health support is accessible and empowering for our communities.

Vision Statement

We hope that by providing the Latino/a/x/e and BIPOC community with mental health education, resources, and support, we will make wellness accessible for our communities; undo biases and stigmas related to mental health support; break cycles of intergenerational trauma; and advocate for our communities.

History / Origin Story

Siembra Today was born from a seed planted by the Latinx/e in Social Work authors, who published their personal narratives of trauma and resilience to inspire, heal, and lead their communities. Sandoval CoLab provided a foundation for the seed to grow and thrive. Siembra Today are the hands that plant, nurture, and weave the soul of the seed.

 

Together, we wanted to harvest a healthier community by providing accessible means of support to grow and strengthen the next generation. 


Siembra Today was founded in 2023 to synthesize the work of two partner organizations, Latinx/e in Social Work and Sandoval CoLab, that have been serving our communities for the past three years.

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Join us in sowing the seeds of change and cultivating a future where mental health support is a right, not a privilege. Your donation can be the spark that ignites hope in the hearts and minds of individuals who are struggling. Together, let's create a world where mental well-being knows no boundaries and where every person has the chance to live their best life.

 

Your donation, no matter the size, will make a difference. Every dollar donated will go directly towards providing essential mental health support, services, and resources to those who need it the most. Your donation will help us bridge the gap between those who have access to mental health care and those who do not, ensuring that everyone has an equal opportunity to heal and thrive.

Donate today and be a part of the movement to plant the seeds of hope in vulnerable communities. Together, we can transform the landscape of mental health care and create a brighter, healthier future for all.

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Programs and Impact

Siembra Today is a grassroots network of policy makers, mental health advocates, social workers, nonprofit leaders, and more. Our bilingual, bicultural work serves Latinx/e communities nationwide, from individuals to organizations. 

As a collective, in the past several years we have: gained national recognition through the bilingual Latinx/e in Social Work book series; won Best Self Transformation book at International Latino Book and Film Festival; raised funds for scholarships throughout NYC; held numerous healing circles and workshops.

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How to get involved
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Are you a Latinx/e social worker? Are you a fellow change-maker who wants to help create more accessible healthcare? Do you have a story to share?

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©2024 Siembra Today, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Siembra To
day, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization.
 (EIN) 93-3223540.
Donations are deductible to the full extent allowable under IRS regulations.

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