1973 Gold Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Raffle!

2015This classic car with an Albuquerque history – it was owned by Andy Garcia, the founder of Garcia’s Kitchen – is being raffled off to support our organization!

Raffle tickets are $100 donation each and only 100 tickets will be sold! Winner will be announced when all tickets are sold. For more information and to enter to win online, click here!

Signed copies of Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Books for Sale!

jimmy-santiago-bacaA signed soft cover copy of A Place to Stand for $15.00 and a signed hard cover copy of  The Importance of a Piece of Paper for $20.00 Click here for more information and to purchase your book(s).

 

 

Why policymakers should fully fund Medicaid (even when money is tight)

Some lawmakers have balked at fully funding Medicaid now that we have to start paying our share of the Medicaid expansion, but there are many reasons to do it. This 4-page fact sheet gives just a few.

  • Download the fact sheet here (pdf)

Media statement: Child Advocates Caution against Reinstating Food Tax

ALBUQUERQUE—Dr. Veronica C. García, Ed.D., executive director of New Mexico Voices for Children, issued the following statement regarding legislation (SB 281) that would reinstate the gross receipts tax on the purchase of food for consumption at home… Read more

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2015 KIDS COUNT in New Mexico

While child poverty is down slightly, New Mexico now leads the nation with the highest rate of child poverty. This annual report on child well-being presents data by county, tribal area, and school district on indicators such as the rates of health care coverage among children, preschool enrollment, and reading and math proficiency, child abuse, and teen births. It also tracks trends over the last several years on some of these important indicators of child well-being and looks at disparities across racial and ethnic lines.