Concilio Campesino del Sudoeste (Concilio CDS)
Concilio Campesino del Sudoeste, Inc. (Concilio CDS Inc.) mission is to eliminate poverty by providing access to quality civic engagement opportunities and serve our community with passion and commitment.
Concilio Campesino del Sudoeste Inc. (Concilio CDS Inc.) is a 501(c)3 private community-based not-for-profit organization that has been in existence since 1972 in southern New Mexico.
Concilio CDS Inc. has a service history in addressing needs in senior issues, health issues, social justice, and social services. Concilio CDS Inc. serves state-wide in New Mexico and its surrounding communities. The communities being served by Concilio CDS Inc. include areas that are federally designated as a Medically Underserved Areas. The population that we serve includes: seniors, youth, families, migrant/seasonal farm workers & their families, immigrants, and a large percent of people who are monolingual Spanish or bilingual.
There are various components under Concilio CDS Inc.’s umbrella of services. Organization’s community-based components include, but not limited to: AmeriCorps VISTA(Volunteer In Service To America); Senior Corps Component – Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion programs; Health Promotion; and Civic Engagement.
Josefina Mata, MS, MPH, MBA