Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
Inspiring Impactful Change
The mission of OLLIN YOLIZTLI CALMECAC is to investigate, understand, and raise awareness of the MEXICAYOTL culture, which flourished in Mexico prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1492.
Here at Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac, we see the value in everyone. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings in 2003, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our Non-Profit Organization upon support, empowerment, and progress.
Dealing with the challenges of today's globalization requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words.
Our power doesn't solely reside in the principles we uphold but, most crucially, in the proactive endeavors we undertake. Since our inception in 2003, we've grasped the notion that through collaboration, we can tackle challenges with greater efficiency. This realization drove our decision to establish Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac. Our unwavering commitment is dedicated to instigating positive transformations across all our pursuits.
Who We Are
Our power doesn't solely reside in the principles we uphold but, most crucially, in the proactive endeavors we undertake. Since our inception in 20003 we've grasped the notion that through collaboration, we can tackle challenges with greater efficiency. This realization drove our decision to establish Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac. Our unwavering commitment is dedicated to instigating positive transformations across all our pursuits.
Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before, and we are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Below are some of our most recent projects. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work every day to create a lasting impact.
We focus on Native Mexican food dishes. If interested we can help cater an event, and even teach a group about the history of our Mexican cuisine!
Coming up Events
Stay in the Know
OYC 20th Anniversary
Come celebrate Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac's
Celebrate sharing the Aztec Culture in Philly.
Join us for a:
community altar, theatrical piece,
and a documentary on the pandemic
effect on undocumented immigrants.
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(PAST EVENT) 13th Annual Philadelphia Indigenous People Day!
Save the Day!!
We are getting ready for our Indigenous People Day!
On October 8th at the Bartram's Garden
from 11 am to 5 pm!
Tours of the garden will be hosted.
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(PAST EVENT) Solstice 2022 Sunrise Ceremony At Bartram's Garden
Come to recieve the Sun on July 26th at the Meadows of Bartram's Garden.
Sunrise Ceremony at 5:15 am
Aztec dance at noon.
(PAST EVENT) Native Mexican Drumming 5-Class Series
Come and learn about Native Mexican Aztec/Mexican drumming through the humanities talk and hands-on workshop series. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7pm, beginning June 15.
1hr long class, no prior experienced needed
Class dates: June 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th, and 29th
All classes are 6-7pm Est