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Moving into Community Employment

Moving into Community Employment

Less than 20% of people with developmental disabilities have jobs. That’s one of the reasons Adelante has our own Enterprises, so more people get an opportunity to work. But, Adelante’s preference is to help people find competitive jobs with other local businesses....

Desert Harvest Food Rescue Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Desert Harvest Food Rescue Celebrates 20th Anniversary

October 2021 marks a truly amazing milestone for Adelante Desert Harvest Food Rescue. Now in its 20th year, the program has rescued over 20 million pounds of food! “Rescued” food is excess prepared food from restaurants or the deli departments at grocery stores that...

Adelante Client Graduates from EmployAbility Program

Adelante Client Graduates from EmployAbility Program

Adelante supported employment services, also known as EmployAbilityTM, helps find competitive jobs for people with disabilities through local businesses. Adelante started supported employment services way back in 1987. Though we do run our own businesses, and it has...

Hello Adelante! A message from CEO Rebecca Sanford

Hello Adelante! A message from CEO Rebecca Sanford

Rebecca Sanford, Adelante's new President/CEO accepted the New Mexico Ethics in Business Award in June 2021 on behalf of Adelante. Almost four months ago, I assumed the role of President/CEO at Adelante. I am thrilled to have the opportunity and wanted to reach out to...

DiverseIT Graduates First Tech Trainees

DiverseIT Graduates First Tech Trainees

People with Disabilities Earn IT Certifications & Are Ready for Jobs!  Adelante celebrated their first DiverseIT graduates on July 8, 2021. Six people with disabilities earned IT certifications through the DiverseIT training program. Each was recognized at a...

Adelante Celebrates Nurses Appreciation Week

Adelante Celebrates Nurses Appreciation Week

Did you know that Adelante just celebrated Nurses Appreciation Week? Nurses Week is from May 6 to May 12 (Florence Nightingale's birthday). Furthermore, Nurses Week is a great time to reflect on all nurses do to keep people safe and healthy. Nurses Week History First,...

Innovation Grants to Honor Mike Kivitz

Innovation Grants to Honor Mike Kivitz

Mike Kivitz led Adelante for over 40 years. Equally important, he pushed the nonprofit to innovate its programs and services. He helped Adelante thrive. Mike saw the potential in staff at all levels of the organization. Furthermore, he saw the potential in Adelante's...