Children’s Charter

We updated the New Mexico Children’s Charter in 2012, in conjunction with our 25th anniversary.

Our Vision for the Next Generation

  • All children and their families are economically secure.
  • All children and their families have a high-quality cradle-to-career system of care and education.
  • All children and their families have quality health care and supportive health programs.
  • All children and their families are free from discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or country of origin.
  • All children and their families live in safe and supportive communities.
  • All children and their families’ interests and needs are adequately represented in all levels of government through effective civic participation and protection of voters’ rights.
  • All children and their families’ needs are a high priority in local, state, and federal budgets and benefit from a tax system that is fair, transparent, and that generates sufficient revenues