New Mexico First
Our mission is: To be a catalyst for positive change by
engaging citizens in policy and enabling action.
New Mexico First is known for their town halls, but that's only one of many types of other programs. New Mexico First programs include: An annual statewide town hall, convened for the people and policymakers of New Mexico, on a critical issue facing the state (with 12-18 months of extensive implementation follow-up) Policy reports on the most important issues facing the state Citizens deliberations for communities, government agencies, and other organizations that need consensus-based feedback on a particular topic Tomorrow’s Leaders, a statewide youth leadership program that uses the town hall model to engage teens in local policy