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Thanks to our supporters:

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Threshold Fonudation
Kalliopeia Foundation
Global Fund for Children
McCune Charitable Foundation
Langeloth Foundation
NM Community Foundation
Solidago Foundation & Frances Fund
Albuquerque Community Foundation
Bureau of Indian Affairs
UNMH Pathways to a Healthy Bernalillo County
Kalpulli Teocalli Ollin 
UNM Community Engagement Center
CNM Service Corps
UNM Service Corps
Conservation Legacy
Presbyterian Medical Services Construction Reporter

And many others!

La Plazita Institute, Inc. is a non-profit grassroots organization in Albuquerque, NM. La Plazita engages New Mexico’s youth, elders and communities in a comprehensive, holistic and cultural approach. Designed around the philosophy of "La Cultura Cura" or culture heals, La Plazita’s programs engages New Mexico’s youth, elders and communities to draw from their own roots and histories to express core traditional values of respect, honor, love, and family.


La Plazita Institute & Kalpulli Teocalli Ollin bring to you the 2014 Annual Curanderismo Healing Festival, July 21, 2014 @ 3:30pm-9pm!

For more info, to volunteer, donate or participate in our Stein Raffle, contact Nora: (505) 508-1802.

Times are tough for everyone, but especially for our youth and their families, who face homelessness, difficulty finding work after incarceration, and finding food for themselves and their families.

Most—though not all—of our youth come from a Chicano or Native American background, and so face the challenge of balancing "multiple worlds" and conflicting values between the mainstream culture and their familial culture.

We help our youth effectively navigate these multiple worlds and offer cultural healing through sweat ceremonies and teachings to link youth to the traditional values from their indigenous roots including respect for elders, honoring of oneself, and importance of community.

Click here to read about your gifts at work.

For more information on our programs and volunteer opportunities, call: 505.508.1802

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

La Plazita Institute
831 Isleta Blvd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105