La Plaza de Encuentro Gathering Place

Mailing Address: 907 4th SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
County of Location: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia
Phone: (505) 247 - 2920
NTEE Code: B- Education
Mission Statement:

Encuentro’s mission is to transform New Mexico into a thriving community for all of its residents. We do this by engaging with Latino immigrant families in educational and career development opportunities that build skills for economic and social justice. Encuentro is committed to the belief that quality education should build both individual and community knowledge, and with that knowledge comes individual and community power.

Primary Programs:

Adult Education
Home Health Aide
Community Journalism

Other Programs:

Encuentro Pathways Navigators

Populations Served: Elderly, Families, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income
Counties Served: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Andrea Plaza

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions, Accepts inquiries about service learning, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services


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