Nancy Cabrera, Hacia Family Engagement Manager

Nancy Cabrera is our Hacia: Toward the University Family Engagement Manager.  She works primarily with students in a one-on-one setting, and facilitates family workshops and the Hacia tutoring mentoring program. Nancy also focuses on providing resources and support to Latino, first-generation college students and their families in the Albuquerque area around access to higher education.

Nancy was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She’s a first-generation college student and first-generation Mexican American. Nancy has been organizing and advocating for her community since 2011. Previously, she worked with the New Mexico Dream Team (NMDT) and the SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP). 
Nancy graduated from the University of New Mexico and double majored in Sociology and Spanish with a concentration in Human Service and Social Policy and minored in Chicana/o Studies.

Office: 505-247-8559

Working for Hacia is an amazing and rewarding opportunity. I love coming into work knowing that I am making a change in the life of other first-generation college students like me by providing support, resources, and mentorship to them and their families in the transition into college. Whether it’s through a phone call to check-in or to invite them to a workshop about Financial Aid, it’s great to show them that we are here to support them and get them into college.”
— Nancy Cabrera