Community Connection Days

Upcoming Community Connection Days
Monthly Intergenerational Day of Service and Celebration
June 18 - Cleanup Municipal Park / Downtown / Questa Farmers Market (meet at 9 at Municipal Park)
July 16 -  Questa Park: Summer Tree Planting and Celebration
August 20Cleanup at Eagle Rock Lake
September 17 – Cleanup Downtown / Questa Farmers Market
October 15Questa Park to finish the season

Maria Gonzalez Talks About Trauma

Video Published February 2, 2021
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Vida Del Norte Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks about trauma. She talks about how she is reading a book called My Grandmother's Handsy by Resmaa Menakem. She talks about how this book talks about historical and generational trauma, trauma and race and how we metabolize trauma. She also talks about her personal experience with metabolizing trauma and mentions about how this book is being read no in the Yoga Sala Book Club. If you would like to join this book club you can find out more by visiting: http://www.yogasalaquesta.org/events-workshops/february-book-club/

 

A Conversation with William Borges

Video Published January 27, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks with Vida Del Norte Coalition member William Borges about his experience and his involvement with the coalition. William talks about how hopes to see the youth in the community overcome the obstacles that are in front of them, develop coping skills and not resort to substance use.

Coping Skills

Video Published January 22, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks about helping to give kids coping skills and life skills. She talks about the importance of encouraging exercise, creativity, relaxation and positive self-talk to help kids develop coping skills.

Coffee And Conversation With Lawrence Medina From Rio Grande Alcoholism Treatment Program

Video Published January 20, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks with Lawrence Medina From Rio Grande ATP who talks about the services they provide in alcoholism treatment. Rio Grande ATP provides substance abuse treatment, behavioral health services, and access to supportive services as well.:
To find out more about Rio Grande ATP please visit https://riograndeatp.org/ .

Live With Daniel Herrera

Video Published December 18, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks with Daniel Hererra about his experience in recovery, his project RYNO (Rewire Yourself with New Opportunities) and his vision to be a pathway navigator to people in recovery. In this video Daniel mentions that he is available as a Peer Support Mentor and he would like to know that people can contact him if they need peer support at: dansautohondo@gmail.com .

Talking With Angelica Lovato

Video Published December 16, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks with Angelica Lovato who is a junior at Questa high school and a member of Vida Del Norte's youth coalition, Active8.

Live with Gilbert Valdez

Video Published December 9, 2020
In this Coffee and Conversation broadcast Coalition Coordinator, Maria Gonzalez talks with Licensed Clinical Councilor Gilbert Valdez about the effects that drinking alcohol has on the brain, specifically what happens in the brain when someone consumes too much alcohol. (If you want to skip the technical difficulties and get straight to the content on this video go to the 8:20 mark. )