About American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions (AIT-SCM)
For more than 25 years, AIT-SCM has worked for the preservation and protection of the culture and traditions of the indigenous peoples of South Texas through outreach, economic development, and legislative initiatives. AIT-SCM strives to strengthen and enhance the ties Native Americans have to the practices that are universal to Indigenous people, building on them to educate and inform others of our presence and history.
The AIT-SCM Institute has developed an array of training and technical services that include:
National consultative advisors and experts in the area of culturally responsive programming, restorative justice training/Implementation and transformative healing working for healthy community and family development. This team of experts serves as trainers and advisors in strategic planning, program development, research and evaluation.
A clearing-house of culturally relevant materials and resources that promote community healing & positivity that can be made available to programs and organizations locally, statewide and nationally.
A comprehensive Communication Center develops media campaigns that promote positive youth/fatherhood involvement to reduce the incidence of family violence, to achieve school readiness & success, improve health outcomes for Native American, Chicano, and Latino children and families. "Compadres Network" chapters locally, statewide, and throughout the nation.
Circles/Circulo de Hombres/Mujeres
Monthly circles to create a safe and therapeutic environment for collective healing, to unpack trauma, & building communities that will grow stronger sustainable safety nets for our San Antonio communities. Fostering mentors for the youth development programming
Black and Brown Mens Movement
A coalition of men of color that took on the responsibility of engaging, educating, encouraging & empowering Black & Brown Men and Boys to embrace and focus on Racial Justice & Gender Equity. Fostering mentors for the youth development programming
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