A few young men gather in a circle as their mentor makes a fire.

La Plazita Institute

Albuquerque, NM

La Plazita Institute, Inc. is a nonprofit grassroots organization in Albuquerque, NM. Designed around the philosophy of “La Cultura Cura” (culture heals), La Plazita’s programs engage New Mexico’s youth, elders, and communities in a comprehensive, holistic, and cultural approach that draws from their own roots and histories to express core traditional values of respect, honor, love, and family.