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Mr. Daniel Nane Alejandrez

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Founder and Executive Director

Phone: (831) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: n***@***.net
Local Address:  California , United States
Barrios Unidos
1817 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz , California 95062
United States

Company Description: Barrios Unidos utilizes volunteers and interns to assist with programming activities such as outreach, marketing, and tutoring. If you are interested in working...   more
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Nane Alejandrez, Founder and ...
www.gatheringforjustice.org, 17 July 2015 [cached]
Nane Alejandrez, Founder and Executive Director of Barrios Unidos, is a veteran activist in California's Latino communities, struggling to stop what he calls "the madness that destroys our youth. From the Barrio to the United Nations, Alejandrez has spread his message, which combines analysis of the root causes of crime with concrete programs that offer youth positive alternatives. Alejandrez believes a spiritual and cultural movement must take place to Rescue (their gifts), Release (their potential), and Restore (their promise). Alejandrez also works in collaboration with the Fair Trade Movement for coffee growers in Central America and African Countries to help educate the public on fair trade and farmer's sustainability. He is actively involved in decreasing the incarceration and recidivism rates of youth, adults, and those at risk of the penal code system, by providing alternatives within the institutions and communities. Alejandrez has served as Co-Chair of the Urban Peace Summit in Kansas City.
Alejandrez has been recognized for his inspiring efforts and is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Fellowship of Reconciliation Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the Sankofa Lifetime Achievement Award and a fellowship for the California Wellness Foundation. As well, Barrios Unidos has received the Leteher-Moffitt Memorial Human Rights Award from the Institute for Policy Studies. Alejandrez has been featured on Talk Shows including "Christina and Santa Cruz Community Network. He has also been featured on A. & E. Biography Series, Danny Glover's T.V. Program, "Courage" and on many cover feature magazines including Y.E.S. Magazine, Sojourners, ColorLines, El Andar, Low Rider Magazine, and Metro Active.
Stone Soup Board of Directors – Stone Soup Leadership Institute
www.soup4worldinstitute.com, 2 Sept 2014 [cached]
Nane Alejandrez is the founding director of Barrios Unidos that provides education and economic development opportunities for at-risk youth in 27 communities across the U.S. and South America. From the Barrio to the United Nations, Alejandrez has spread his message that combines analysis of the root causes of crime with concrete programs that offer youth positive alternatives.
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Alejandrez is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Fellowship of Reconciliation Martin Luther King Jr. Award and a fellowship from the California Wellness Foundation. Nane is featured inStone Soup for the World: Life-Changing Stories of Everyday Heroes. He served as faculty for Martha's Vineyard Initiative and Vieques Youth Leadership Initiative.
Barrios Unidos | Board of Directors
www.barriosunidos.net, 29 Sept 2012 [cached]
Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez, Executive Director, Barrios Unidos, Interim Board Chair
Our Team | Martha's Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative
www.mvyli.org, 2 Sept 2014 [cached]
Daniel 'Nane' Alejandrez is a Chicano/Apache Vietnam veteran community activist for social change. He is the founding Director of Barrios Unidos and chairman of the National Coalition of Barrios Unidos. Barrio Unidos is acknowledged as one of the nation's most impressive grassroots organizations addressing issues of youth violence in the U.S. Nane is the coordinator for the Warrior's Circle Rights of Passage for youth, a weeklong retreat focusing on traditional teachings. He has spread his message, which combines analysis of the root causes of crime and violence with concrete programs that offer youth positive alternatives.
Santa Cruz Indymedia: Keynotes from the 3rd Annual Practical Activism Conference at UC Santa Cruz
santacruz.indymedia.org, 3 Nov 2005 [cached]
It offered a series of workshops addressing activism and change in the local and global context, as well as keynote speeches from Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez and Nzingha Dugas.
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Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez is recognized for his commitment to developing alternatives to youth violence, his work in the End the Barrio Warfare Movement and building family and community responses to violence in urban city streets. He co-founded the Kansas City Peace Summit, where urban gangs have met to discuss peace proposals, and is co-founder of the National Coalition of Barrios Unidos.
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