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Desert Community Wellness - Health Awareness in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Desert Community Wellness Co-Founder and Board President, Kasey Peña, about their new local non-profit organization which works to cultivate community partnerships, programs and awareness to support wellness for all.

Desert Community Wellness (DCW) was formed in 2020 by Downtown Desert Yoga (DDY) Owner, Colleen Boyd; Board President, Kasey Peña; and New Mexico State University Professor Emerita, Dr. Debra Knapp, to bring health awareness and help make community wellness accessible to everyone in the community.  DCW is based at Downtown Desert Yoga, 303 S. Alameda Blvd., in Las Cruces. Information available at desertcommunitywellness.com, at 575-810-WELL, and on Facebook.

Their community partnerships are with Downtown Desert Yoga; Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project; Friends of Organ Mountains Desert Peaks; Murals of Las Cruces; and Barricade Culture Shop.