You made the new gym a reality! With your help, we raised $12.5k to meet our matching grant goal and partner with the Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad to build the new safer and sustainable facility! This new facility is designed as open-air, allowing for shade and protection from the elements, but with
Our trauma-informed programs address a shared transnational history between the United States and El Salvador.
We are pleased to announce our first matching grant drive! With a generous donation from El Centro de Intercambio Y Solidaridad (CIS), we have a unique opportunity to double the impact of all donations received as we work towards our goal of $12,500. With our current fundraising efforts tallied,
A sneak peak of forthcoming research.... Brigden, Noelle. Forthcoming. ‘Trauma-Informed Research Methods: Understanding and Healing Embodied Violence.’ Embodied and Entangled: Conducting Research at the Intersectional Crossroads of Interpersonal, Gendered Violence, edited by April Petillo and Heather Hlavka. New York: NYU Press. 9 Trauma-Informed Research Methods: Understanding and Healing Embodied Violence Noelle Brigden Decades ago,
Dr. Brigden recently visited the site of our open-air gym construction in El Salvador. The community is ready to build the gym with their own hands! We just need to get them the resources to do it! We have currently raised $3,700 of our $20,000 goal for the safe space. Time to pick
Our President and Co-Founder, Noelle Brigden, won best lifter at the 2021 USAPL Military National Championship. She set the American masters Bench Press Record for the 47kg weight class, all the open-age military records for the 47kg weight class, and several Wisconsin-state records for both masters and open-age division. The championship also
SPOT YOUR LIFTER PROGRAM Are you planning on competing in a powerlifting meet or setting a PR in your gym before June 30th? If so, join our SPOT YOUR LIFTER program. Email email@example.com to join! We provide a pledge form, and you ask friends and family to support Pesas y Poder with a donation
Pesas y Poder is proud to announce its Covid-Recovery Fundraising Drive! Pesas y Poder promotes gender equity, community empowerment, and healing from trauma through the practice of strength sports in El Salvador. As you already know, the twin disruptions of sickness and quarantine have caused suffering and economic hardship around the globe. Marginalized