Héctor Sánchez-Flores

Board Member

United States

Héctor Sánchez-Flores is Executive Director of National Compadres Network (NCN), an organization that utilizes La Cultura Cura: Transformational Healing to support culturally-centered programs in the spaces of Boys and Men of Color, Latino-indigenous youth, racial equity, family-parental strengthening, and youth leadership development for girls and boys. NCN has curated partnerships with organizations and funders working to develop healing-centered supports that build on the ancestral wisdom and resilience that our children, families, and communities possess. NCN supports the development of healing within communities affected by trauma and racism in order to build an interconnected voice and strategy to create culturally-rooted solutions to stimulate and sustain transformational and equitable change.

Prior to working with NCN, Héctor served as a Senior Research Associate for 12 years with the Phil Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to joining UCSF, he oversaw the development of innovative prevention programs that engaged diverse segments of the community and stakeholders in Santa Barbara County.

Héctor resides in San José, California with his wife, Lucy Ramos-Sánchez and their two children, Diego & Sophia. Héctor is first generation Mexican-American and is bilingual-literate in Spanish.

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Héctor Sánchez-Flores

Héctor Sánchez-Flores is Executive Director of National Compadres Network (NCN), an organization that utilizes La Cultura Cura: Transformational Healing to support culturally-centered programs in the spaces of Boys and Men of Color, Latino-indigenous youth, racial equity, family-parental strengthening, and youth leadership development for girls and boys. NCN has curated partnerships with organizations and funders working to develop healing-centered supports that build on the ancestral wisdom and resilience that our children, families, and communities possess. NCN supports the development of healing within communities affected by trauma and racism in order to build an interconnected voice and strategy to create culturally-rooted solutions to stimulate and sustain transformational and equitable change.

Prior to working with NCN, Héctor served as a Senior Research Associate for 12 years with the Phil Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to joining UCSF, he oversaw the development of innovative prevention programs that engaged diverse segments of the community and stakeholders in Santa Barbara County.

Héctor resides in San José, California with his wife, Lucy Ramos-Sánchez and their two children, Diego & Sophia. Héctor is first generation Mexican-American and is bilingual-literate in Spanish.

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