Release and Manifest for 2012

  The newDharma Community bid farewell to 2011 and ushered in 2012 with a New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony and Meditation. Over forty folks, of all ages and backgrounds, from the Bay and beyond, gathered at CXC and set their intentions to release what was no longer needed and to manifest what was to come. The […]

La Plazita Institute | Healing Culture in Action

La Plazita Institute’s mission is “to strengthen community and enable youth to leave behind a destructive lifestyle by tapping into their own roots to express core traditional values of respect, honor, love, family, and community.”

Albino Garcia | La Cultura Cura

Chicano/Native activist Albino Garcia founded grassroots organization La Plazita Institute located in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2004. He grew up in Chicago and is no stranger to the streets; his background closely mirrors that of the populations that La Plazita Institute serves. He has done extensive healing work with youth, veterans, and gang members. His leadership style is grounded in traditional culture, and he is known and respected for approaching challenging situations with creativity, honesty, inclusiveness, and innovation.

Off the Grid | The Importance of Being Unplugged

Karen Muktayani Villanueva shares her reflections on the importance of spending time in Nature, being off the grid, and enjoying being unplugged.