Maria has a history and close connection to the Casa. As a teenager, she was a “Casa kid”, one of the 140 children who receive emotional, physical, educational and spiritual support while living in prison with their parent.
Cheryl Bear an award winning musician, author and theologian has partnered with CBM this year to bring focus to the issues of indigenous women in Northern BC Canada. Cheryl is a band councillor of the Nadleh Whut’en community in Northern BC. In June, Cheryl’s Ontario tour visited Ottawa, Lakefield, Mississauga and Toronto.