Day: August 8, 2023

Centro Sanar and Chicago Beyond Announce New Partnership to Expand Mental Health Services on the Southwest Side – Golden Institute

In August of 2023, Chicago Beyond, a philanthropic organization that invests in organizations which work to ensure young people and community members are free to live full lives, announced a $1.6 million investment in Centro Sanar. Centro Sanar, co-founded by 2022 Chicago Peace Fellow, Edwin Martinez, provides free mental health services to the southwest communities of Gage Park, Brighton Park, South Lawndale “Little Village,” and Back of the Yards. This funding will help support Centro Sanar’s mission of addressing nationwide mental health service gaps in Latinx communities through a replicable model that acts as an alternative to the current mental health industry. 

Read more via the Golden Institute here.