Increase impact of New Mexico service agencies and organizers by building capacity to integrate social change practices into work, identifying shared goals and transforming service recipients into social change advocates
Increase knowledge of the juvenile justice system, institutional barriers, youth incarceration and its impact on families through trainings and technical assistance to agencies and organizations serving youth of color
Improve the academic performance of high schools in communities of color by developing a national evaluation tool promoting student input, quality classroom teaching and equitable learning opportunities
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is a web-based, one-stop resource examining poverty’s connection to a host of issues like health, education, jobs, criminal justice, housing, transportation and more.
Instructor Bertha Gachupin helps student Brayden, age 5, with a class assignment at Walatowa Head Start. Eight instructors teach 68 students in the program, which complies with Head Start’s national standards.
Culturally inspired student artwork is displayed at Walatowa Head Start, a nationally-recognized preschool on the Jemez Pueblo. The tribal community is located an hour northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Ready for School collaborates with community organizations, school districts and other stakeholders to engage and inform parents about early childhood education and to expand early learning opportunities.