Archived Stories

A little about El Futuro

The following video will help you understand what El Futuro does, who we are and more. We hope this tool be able to answer your questions and have a clear idea of El Futuro and our mission. The presentation is 14 minutes long and has 3 core sections:El Futuro main...

Survey: A space of healing and hope for all

Our therapeutic garden is a space for interaction for our community. Children and adults are always welcome to enjoy and make this space theirs. We want this space to be used to make families feel love and at home, also we want to improve it so that more families can...

Meet Hector López

We're delighted to have Héctor López joining us on Thursdays and some Saturdays to work with individuals and families in the therapeutic green space. Originally from Mexico, Héctor has worked across Mexico creating sustainable farming and conservation methods to help...

El Futuro COVID vaccination campaign

El Futuro continues COVID vaccination campaign  El Futuro is partnering with Carolina Blue Pharmacy and LILA Latinx LGBTQI + initiative to bring to our community access to the COVID-19 Vaccine. We want to invite our community and their families to get the...

We are honored and humbled to carry on the legacy of Ann O’Bar

El Futuro is humbled and honored to carry on the impactful legacy of immigrant, educator, and philanthropist Ann O’Bar with a recent, generous donation from the Angelina Merenda (Ann) O’Bar Trust. Coming from an immigrant family, Ann O’Bar was deeply committed to...

Lazos Fuertes: Parenting videos

“Lazos Fuertes” (in English, Strong Bonds) is a project at El Futuro aimed at providing parents of teens and pre-teens with communication and parenting strategies. The goal is to support parents in strengthening the bond they have with their children and to improve...

El Librito, a tool of mental health

El Librito is our new tool to tell you the mural story called 'Libertad' and how it came about. You will find a lot of symbols that represent us along with what El Futuro does to help the community. To tell this story we want to introduce you Michael. He is an...

Vote for El Futuro!

Participatory budget 2021, help us voting for our projects!If you live or you are a college student in Durham, you can vote! Go to https://www.pbdurham.org/ and vote for El Futuro. With your vote, you are helping us to expand El Futuro’s group mental health treatment...