The EHJ Program integrates body, mind, and spiritual awareness into environmental justice advocacy, policy change, and community education while uplifting Indigenous and land-based families and oppressed Peoples to build grassroots leaders and community capacity. We engage in local, national, and international dialogue and activism on nuclear abolition, human rights, and the rights of our Earth Mother and Sky Father.
The Española Healing Foods Oasis (EHFO) project invites community members to transform a barren slope in downtown Española into an edible food garden utilizing traditional dry-land farming techniques and permaculture principles.
Gathering For Mother Earth’s Waters. This annual gathering, founded by TWU in 1996 and now held by the Mother Earth Ecological Wellness Collaborative, was created to celebrate cultural ways of sharing love, healing, and gratitude for our Earth Mother and ourselves.
Española Healing Foods Seed Library is a free community space where people can come to receive and share seeds — and grow health and wellbeing together. The Española Healing Foods Seed Library honors local seeds and farming traditions! The Seed Library is housed in the Española Public Library (313 N Paseo De Oñate)
Tewa Women United (TWU) was started in 1989 by several Tewa women as a support group for various issues including alcoholism, suicide, and domestic and sexual abuse and assault. Our mission is to provide safe spaces for Indigenous women to uncover the power, strength and skills they possess to become positive forces for social change in their families and communities. All our activities seek to ensure effectiveness and cultural integrity, and promote lasting change by working methodically to overcome barriers and engage community partners within the TWU frameworks of The Two World Harmony Butterfly Model (balance between indigenous cultural ways of knowingness and western knowledge), and The Tewa Braiding Way of Community Engagement “Opide”, a Social Justice Practice to Action framework the builds upon an intersectional analysis.912 Fairview Lane