Healing and Building Community Leaders Through Neighborhoods Owning Power, Action, and Leadership (NOPAL)

April 10, 2019
Healing and Building Community Leaders Through Neighborhoods Owning Power, Action, and Leadership (NOPAL)

Author: Cecilia Laura Morales

George Villa embodies kindness. And not in the way a stranger is kind for holding a door open or your grandma is kind for baking cookies.

After spending a day at a juvenile correctional facility in Stockton, Calif. doing healing work and sitting in traffic to get back to Davis, Villa spoke gently. He sat calmly, but there was a palpable passion surrounding everything he spoke about.