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Photo Gallery

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Washington meeting

Several representatives of the New Mexico Assembly on School-Based Health Care and 4 YOUTH meet with Senator Pete Domenici in his Washington, D.C., office in November 2004 (l. to r.): Briana John, Brooke Layman (NASBHC Policy Director), Dr. Susie John (Shiprock Teen Life Center Medical Officer), Sen. Domenici, Lyn Wilson-King (4 YOUTH), Sandy Saqonie (Shiprock Teen Life Center), and Bill Jordan (NMVC Policy Director). Photo courtesy of Sen. Domenici’s office.

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2006 Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Awards

Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award finalists (left to right) Erica Padilla, Antonia Clifford, and Destiny Swisher are among the 39 New Mexico teens and youth who being honored for their advocacy or community service work. The annual awards ceremony was held April 28, 2006 in Albuquerque. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.

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2007 Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Awards

A total of 44 teens and young adults were honored for their advocacy or community service at this annual event. The award is named for Amy Biehl, who lost her life during a race riot while conducting voter registration in South Africa for their first all-race election—the election that would end apartheid. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.

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2008 Roundhouse Comedy Revue

Youth performers from Albuquerque Public Schools and Working Classroom’s theater program lend their comic and vocal talents to the Roundhouse Comedy Revue (left to right): Esperanza Cervantes, Elora Daniels, Mikey Pruitt (in back), Mike Montoya (as the Fonz), James Camacho, Logan Mitchell, and Mia Daniels The show was held in January 2008 to coincide with the start of the legislative session. Photo courtesy of the Daniels family.

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Bill signing

Three early childhood advocates (left to right) Marg Elliston (far left), NMVC Policy Director Bill Jordan, and Ruth Hoffman (Lutheran Advocacy Ministry; far right) celebrate with Governor Bill Richardson at Precious Moments child care center on Albuquerque’s west side. The governor had just signed legislation passed during the August 2008 special session that restored child care eligibility to its previous levels, making it available to more low-income working families.

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2008 Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Awards

Michael Lopez (center), surrounded by proud friends and family, poses with his award, which recognizes his work protecting native turtles in Costa Rica, and agricultural sustainability with the American Association for the Care of Children in Mexico, among other work. The annual awards event was held December 2 at the KiMo Theatre. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.

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2009 Fame & Shame Awards

Excited youths from across the state gather at the KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque for this annual event, held in 2009 on May 8. Hollywood receives “shamie” awards for the portrayal of smoking in youth-rated movies and the Youth Advocate of the Year Awards are presented to New Mexico youth. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.

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2009 Spirit of Hope Celebration

New Mexico Attorney General Gary King enjoys dinner conversation at this October 2009 event. This was the first year we gave an award in honor of Gary’s late mother, Alice King. Besides the Alice King Public Service Award, we also presented the Amy Biehl Youth Spirit and Patty Jennings Citizen Advocacy Awards. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.

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2010 Fame & Shame Awards

A group of youth appear on stage dressed as the cast from Alice in Wonderland for this May 2010 event at the KiMo Theatre. Part of our Youth Link program, this annual youth-designed event shames Hollywood for its portrayal of smoking in youth-rated movies and showers the winners of the Youth Advocate of the Year Awards with fame. Find more photos from this event on Ray A. Mares’ online gallery here.