Jun 15 2018

On Father’s Day and every day, #FamiliesBelongTogether

2018-06-15T13:21:51+00:00 Blog Posts, Human Rights and Civic Participation Blog|

As a recent college graduate returning to my home state after four years, I feel grateful to be able to celebrate Father’s Day with my family this summer. We devote time every year to celebrate our parents and all that they do for us because, as Americans, we value family. But this Father’s Day, I cannot help but think about the current immigration policies that are tearing young children away from their moms and dads and ignoring the importance of family.

Apr 06 2018

Imagine not being counted

2018-04-06T15:33:57+00:00 Blog Posts, Human Rights and Civic Participation, Human Rights and Civic Participation Blog, Human Rights and Civic Participation Featured, Issue Areas, Tax Fairness and Budget Adequacy, Tax Fairness and Budget Adequacy Blog, Tax Fairness and Budget Adequacy Featured|

The recent decision to include a question on citizenship status in the 2020 decennial Census is certain to increase the number of people who won’t respond to the census. And that’s exactly the political motivation behind the decision to include a question that hasn’t been asked since 1950. This change will be particularly bad for New Mexico.