Articles Related to Advocacy
Budget Dominates 2017 Legislative SessionFeb 15 2017
Related to: Advocacy
We’re halfway through the 2017 Legislative Session and the budget is still unresolved. Typically the Feed Bill (funds for the legislative session and interim committees) takes only a few days to pass, but as of February 6th, no mutual agreements have been reached. What New Mexico desperately needs now, more than ever, is visionary leaders who propose creative... Read Article
Local Nonprofits Advocate to End HomelessnessFeb 1 2017
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Collaboration
This Thursday, February 2nd 2017, over 50 Crossroads for Women clients, staff, and volunteers will join the New Mexico Coalition to End Homeless (NMCEH) to protect funding for programs that end homelessness. Top priority for the 2017 Session is to pass legislation that brings back the Alternative ID. In 2016, MVD eliminated the... Read Article
3 Proposed Bills that Affect NonprofitsJan 30 2017
Related to: Advocacy
We’ve entered the third week of the 2017 Legislative Session and legislators are still wrestling with finalizing a solvency package that will plug the $69 million hole in this year’s budget; this has been the first order of business, before they can even begin to address the new fiscal year’s budget.
Nonprofits need to be vigilant, as legislators are looking... Read Article
Nonprofits and the 2017 NM Legislative SessionJan 24 2017
Related to: Advocacy
With a state deficit of approximately $69 million, nonprofits need to pay attention to what’s going on during this legislative session which began January 17, 2017.
Legislators have already been talking about funding cuts and tax increases. As a nonprofit, you need to speak out to protect the communities you serve. Know your rights: advocacy is allowed. You’... Read Article
Nonprofits Need to Stand Together to Push for Smart Public PoliciesJan 12 2017
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Leadership
During the last six years, extreme partisan gridlock in the nation’s capital acted like a shield protecting nonprofits and foundations against federal policy threats: Republican majorities in Congress could ignore harmful proposals from President Obama (such as limits on charitable deductions), and he could veto... Read Article
Prosperity Works and The Rio Grande Credit Union Receive National AwardDec 15 2016
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: CollaborationThe public-private partnership between Prosperity Works and the Rio Grande Credit Union just received a national award!
Children with accounts are ahead of their peers in social/emotional development by age 3; and language and math by third grade. They and their families are more engaged in school and they attend college at a rate 4 times... Read Article
New Mexico Nonprofits, Your Input is Needed by Jan 16!Dec 5 2016
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Evaluation, Related to: LeadershipPlease take the 2016 New Mexico Nonprofit Survey.
We are excited to let you know that the 2016 New Mexico Nonprofit Survey is online, and your input is more critical than ever. This survey will provide valuable information on... Read Article
Not Forgotten Outreach, ED Report 2015Dec 4 2016
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: LeadershipDirect Services Provided To 3,698 NM Military Families
As Executive Director, I am pleased to report that in 2015, Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. (NFO) provided adaptive and non-adaptive recreational/therapeutic activities to 3,698 military families from New Mexico and 26 different states from around the nation. 1,311 were from Taos... Read Article
Domestic Violence Awareness in OctoberOct 2 2016
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Fundraising
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Haven House will hold two Purple Ribbon Initiative Events in Rio Rancho in honor of survivors and in memory of victims of domestic violence.
Haynes Park on Thursday, October 13th at 5:30pm-7:30pm
This is a fun family... Read Article
Curbside Consulting Supports Rural NonprofitsAug 29 2016
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Board Development, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Evaluation, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Human Resources, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Technology, Related to: Volunteer Management
A favorite service of southwest nonprofits, Curbside Consulting is now... Read Article