In northern New Mexico, our people have always known the value of life. We are moving forward into an age of harmony and casting off the the cloak of oppression.
Community Development in the Española Valley Region of Northern New Mexico is our mission. We focus on local economy building through sustainable agriculture, healthy environment, and civic engagement projects to address the great need of our communities. Statistics show that the over 80% Indo-Hispano population in our area makes up those who experience the growing rate of economic poverty (26.3% below the poverty level), drug abuse, alcohol fatalities (highest in NM), and teen pregnancy.
Our projects engage, educate, and empower the strengths of our land-based peoples using grass-roots, family-to-family community organizing methods. Our organizers span three generations and collectively hold hundreds of years of community building experience. We develop partnerships with individuals, organizations, and foundations which intend to create change through long-term sustained action. We hold a vision of complete community health that is built on the dynamic re-vival of traditional Indo-Hispano culture.
Northern NM Food Hub
1st Thursday of the month - La Cocina Restaurant, Hwy. 30
City of Española
Public Safety Committee Meetings -1st Monday of every month at City Hall at 6pm.
Public Works Committee Meetings - 1st Tuesday of every month at City Hall at 6pm.
Community Svcs Committee Meetings - 3rd Monday of every month at City Hall at 6pm.
Finance Committee Meetings - 3rd Tuesday of every month at City Hall at 6pm.
City Council Meetings - 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at City Hall at 6pm
Rio Arriba County
Rio Arriba County Needs Your Opinion
Rio Arriba County officials will hold two public hearings to identify citizen needs in
the County. Rio Arriba County is conducting the public meetings in order to
identify projects needed in the county that can be funded through a
Community Development Block Grant or other State and Federal funding sources.
The public meetings will be held in Tierra Amarilla and Espanola, New Mexico.
This will give the citizens of Rio Arriba the opportunity to articulate needs in
the county. If you are unable to attend the meeting, you can provide input by
Citizens can get more information via the
internet atwww.rio-arriba.org “Important Notices”
Location: Espanola Commission Chambers
Date: Monday, March 24th
Address: 405 N. Paseo de Oñate, Española, NM
Tierra Amarilla Hearing
Location: Tierra Amarilla Commission Chambers
Date: Tuesday, March 25th
Address: Rio Arriba County
Complex, Building 149,
N.M. 531 and N.M. 162
For additional information contact
Chris Cordova (505)–239-7574
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