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Advocacy Alert: Please Call the Legislature!

Advocacy Alert: Please Call the Legislature!

This year, the New Mexico Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Supports Division completed a rate study of community providers. What they found was what providers had been saying for years: Years of rate reductions have made it difficult to provide quality...

DiverseIT: Interns Recap Experiences & Free Classes in January 2020

DiverseIT: Interns Recap Experiences & Free Classes in January 2020

“Pioneers.” That’s how one staff member, Velina Chavez, and other community members described Isabel and Cassidy, the first ever Future Focused interns at the DiverseIT Computer Repair & Training Center. As part of one of their senior projects, Isabel and Cassidy...

Your Support Helps us Change the Story for People Across New Mexico

Your Support Helps us Change the Story for People Across New Mexico

Adelante has worked hard in 2019 to continue to change the stories of people across New Mexico. When people with disabilities are struggling to find jobs in the community, we help with resumes and job coaches. Adelante is among the longest standing and most effective...

Job Developer Emilia Sanchez Earns ACRE Certification

Job Developer Emilia Sanchez Earns ACRE Certification

Adelante wants to recognize and congratulate Emilia Sanchez, one of our job coaches, on earning her ACRE certification. ACRE, or the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators, certifies employment support staff for people with disabilities such as job coaches...

DiverseIT Team Members Teach Accessibility in Tech

DiverseIT Team Members Teach Accessibility in Tech

One major goal of Adelante DiverseIT is to make technology more accessible to all. The program especially works with people who have been traditionally excluded from the technology field. For example, people of color, women, people with disabilities, and seniors....

KOATs for Kids – the Adelante Connection

KOATs for Kids – the Adelante Connection

Adelante is Helping Organize KOATs for Kids The KOATs for Kids project takes in donated coats and gets them to children in need. It’s been a holiday tradition in New Mexico for over 30 years. This year, KOAT Channel 7 and Nusenda Credit Union were looking for a new...

Join Our Team!

Join Our Team!

"Adelante" is Spanish for "forward." In other words, we work to help people who have been held back by limited opportunities or prejudice to live good lives. This is the foundation of our organization's mission. We are hiring more team members to help care for and...

GiveABQ Needs Household Furniture

GiveABQ Needs Household Furniture

GiveABQ, Adelante's newest community resource started earlier this year, to make donations easier to receive and distribute for multiple nonprofits. After all, if any organization gets a call for a household of furniture or a slew of desks and bookshelves, no one...

Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small Visits Adelante

Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small Visits Adelante

Xochitl Torres Small, our state’s newest Congress member, visited Adelante Bargain Square thrift store in October. Congresswoman Torres Small learned more about how Adelante helps people with disabilities, seniors, and people with disadvantages in New Mexico. She and...