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.