Archived Stories

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...

Freedom to Be, El Futuro Auction!

El Futuro’s “Freedom to Be” consists of a Social Media Movement, Art Preview, Raffle, Silent Auction and Virtual Live Auction. With this event, we can work together to support El Futuro’s mission and help Latino families access mental health and substance use...

El Futuro celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month

El Futuro joined MTV Entertainment Group and more than 700 partners to encourage and empower people to take #MentalHealthAction on Thursday, May 20th.Also, spread the word so during this month of Mental Health Awareness people know about what we do and how we can help...

We expand initiative to improve mental health in Florida

El Futuro expands initiative to improve mental health outcomes in Latino families in Northeast Florida   El Futuro is conducting a new program in Northeast Florida to improve mental health outcomes in the local Latino community. The program works with...

Freedom to Be, FAQ

Freedom to Be is a big-time celebration that consists of a three-part Spring Campaign including a social media movement, a series of community fiestas, and a Latino Cultural Arts Auction. The live-stream will take place at 4pm on Friday, May 21, 2021. Event FAQ  ...

BioBlitz, an event to explore our green space

El Futuro invites you to join us in our green space to participate in Durham wide BioBlitz!  Come and check out the various species of plants and critters we have! Download the app "iNaturalist" to identify different plants, animals, insects, and more, then...

Our first Chatham-focused clinical project manager

El Futuro’s Sabrina Aguilar-Simon almost decided against majoring in Spanish, her passion, while attending college in Ohio. She thought it wouldn’t be “practical.” “I thought that all you could really do with it was either teach or do research,” she said, “and I...

Telehealth as tool to expand mental health services

El Futuro’s mental health clinics offered primarily in-person services, save for a telehealth program they’d designed for farmworkers. Now, in early 2021, it’s just the opposite: Thanks to COVID-19, the non-profit has pivoted to offering telehealth services only, with...