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Martha Escudero's blog posts

posted 04/27/2020
"It's a scary time to be unhoused," writes a caregiver and mother of two who struggled to find a home in L.A.
posted 09/21/2018
Mothers who have experienced trauma and live stressful lives often make bad choices. Gabriela's story is a heartbreaking example.
posted 05/01/2018
Guadalupe, an undocumented immigrant and mother to a newborn and a 5-year-old, rarely ventures outside her LA home for fear of ICE.
posted 01/04/2018
Juana, an immigrant mother from Guatemala, endured a terrible series of health and family crises. Yet despite her suffering and agony, her church urged her not seek out mental health help.
posted 03/21/2017
Martha Escudero draws on her own experience of severe depression and grinding poverty as she makes home visits to at-risk mothers in East Los Angeles, offering what help she can.

Martha Escudero's Blog

"It's a scary time to be unhoused," writes a caregiver and mother of two who struggled to find a... more »
posted 04/27/20
Mothers who have experienced trauma and live stressful lives often make bad choices. Gabriela's... more »
posted 09/21/18
Guadalupe, an undocumented immigrant and mother to a newborn and a 5-year-old, rarely ventures... more »
posted 05/01/18