Familias Activas to start its third year of programming in March.

By Franco Cabrera | January 31, 2024

As we kick off the third year of Familias Activas, we are filled with pride and excitement. Being part of this program has been excellent. It’s not just about attending…

Meet the Familias Activas team

By Matt Rodriguez | April 14, 2022

Our Familias Activas team has a wide range of skills and experience. Led by Dr. Ali Hurtado Choque, a University of Maryland assistant professor in the School of Public Health,…

Program is running strong at full capacity

By Matt Rodriguez | April 7, 2022

The Familias Activas program is off and running strong. We have a great response of participation from the community and are now at full capacity for this pilot group, which…

First program session for youth and parents

By Matt Rodriguez | March 23, 2022

Families had a great time at our first event on March 19 at Casa

Download our new Familias Activas app!

By Matt Rodriguez | March 18, 2022

Check out our new app available for free download in iTunes and Google Play.

Program begins Saturday, March 19

By Matt Rodriguez | March 17, 2022

We are excited to announce the Familias Activas youth soccer and mental wellness program will begin on Saturday, March 19. Parents will be contacted prior to the start date with…


By Matt Rodriguez | January 20, 2022

Welcome to the Familias Activas website! Familias Activas is a federally funded (Children Youth and Families at Risk, CYFAR-USDA) community-based participatory research project that aims to strengthen youth mental health…