Francisca Porchas Coronado, Founder & Director

Francisca Porchas Coronado is a Mexican immigrant, Chicana, Latinx, feminist, and anti-racist organizer with over 17 years of experience in social justice movements. Francisca has worked on issues of civil rights, environmental and climate justice, criminalization, and immigration at the intersection of race and class at a local and national level.  As former Organizing Director of Puente Human Rights Movement in Phoenix she has been one of the leading voices against deportations of migrants in the country. 

In 2017,  Francisca was the recipient of the Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship that led her to create the Latinx Therapist Action Network. She is the co-founder and lead trainer of Resilient Strategies, a healing justice project  transforming the impact of systems on our bodies, our behaviors, and the organizations we build as a critical part of the process to liberation. Currently she produces and hosts Mijente’s La Cura Podcast on decolonizing our health and reclaiming our healing.  She has been initiated into the ancient, indigenous Yoruba tradition of IFA for over a decade and is currently a priestess in training.

diana Perez-Ramirez, Coordinator

Diana Perez-Ramirez is a community health worker, apprentice midwife, language justice worker and public health practitioner working in different fronts to build our collective capacity to organize and care for each other. Her own lived experience as a migrant kid growing up undocumented in anti-immigrant so called Arizona was her entry point into the migrant justice movement, community health work, anti police repression and prisoner solidarity work.

She is a founding member of Puente Human Rights Movement, a founding member of Phoenix Allies for Community Health and served as member chair of the membership committee at Families for Freedom in NYC.  She has been involved in the movement to abolish prison slavery, including supporting the prison strikes of 2016 and 2018 and the liberation of US political prisoners. Her other passion involves organizing and elevating the Community Health Worker workforce in the different settings where they build stronger healthier communities.

We are NOT a service provider.  The directory is meant to be only a resource for all those who identify as Latinx or have ancestral roots in Latin America and anyone engaged in advancing the human rights and dignity of Latinx migrant communities across the United States. This directory is a list of mental health professionals and not a recommendation or guarantee of quality service by LTAN.  We highly encourage everyone to research and consult directly with providers before beginning services with them to ensure it is a good fit.  

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