Press Releases

El Centro de Amistad Welcomes New Executive Director Tamika Farr

San Fernando, CA — On September 9, 2013 El Centro De Amistad welcomed Tamika Farr as its newly appointed Executive Director. Tamika Farr previously served as the Executive Director of the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley. While under Farr’s leadership, the YWCA was named Pasadena Star News 2012 Non-Profit of the Year. Prior to joining the YWCA, Farr worked with […]

Excessive Stress Disrupts the Architecture of the Developing Brain

The future of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. Extensive research on the biology of stress now shows that healthy development can be derailed by excessive or prolonged activation of stress response systems in the body and the brain, with damaging effects on learning, behavior, and […]