New Mexico's Youth are the Solution

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Sign the pledge today and stand with New Mexico's youth.

I acknowledge that the school-to-prison pipeline is hurting our children and youth in New Mexico, and I pledge to stand with our youth to empower them, work with them, and implement positive and proactive solutions that work.
New Mexico is ranked 50th in the Nation for child well-being, and to reverse this trend we need to implement positive solutions. Some lawmakers want to criminalize children and families for the failures of our leadership. New Mexico’s children and young people –our kids – are the solution, not the problem. It is time for them to lead… Read more.

New Mexico's Youth are the Solution

stpp

Sign the pledge today and stand with New Mexico's youth.

I acknowledge that the school-to-prison pipeline is hurting our children and youth in New Mexico, and I pledge to stand with our youth to empower them, work with them, and implement positive and proactive solutions that work.
New Mexico is ranked 50th in the Nation for child well-being, and to reverse this trend we need to implement positive solutions. Some lawmakers want to criminalize children and families for the failures of our leadership. New Mexico’s children and young people –our kids – are the solution, not the problem. It is time for them to lead… Read more.

Contribute to SWOP Today

Esteban with caption(3)"When I was in school, I had friends, but I never felt like I really belonged until I became part of SWOP and I realized I really want to change my community and these are people who share the same purpose."

- Esteban Cabrera Durán, SWOP Youth

Click to learn more about Esteban's story and all the ways your contribution supports SWOP's work with students and families in New Mexico. donate

Save Our Water - Stop Santolina

Water in New Mexico is precious... and scarce.santolina zombies

 

Nuestra Elección

nuestra eleccionNuestra Elección starts now! SWOP's Nuestra Elección campaign will engage, educate and empower Albuquerque’s Latino, Chicano and Hispano  youth to uplift their voices and impact our government. By registering our young people to vote, we can build an electorate that better represents our communities and our social justice values. Our Voter Registration Agents are out in the city now, so keep an eye out and help make 2014 Nuestra Elección! Click the banner to register to vote!:

Save the Date: Tierra del Soul

tds mockWe are excited to announce that the 2014 Tierra del Soul: Fiestas de Chile y Arte will be held on Saturday, September 27th. We will release more details soon, but for now we hope you visit our sponsor registration page.

Air Quality Board fails San Jose residents

"It's real easy to talk about all these economic costs," said SWOP organizer Juan Reynosa. "Go look at these communities and see what the actual cost is to the community."
Read more from KOAT's report on last week's Air Quality Board meeting. Although the Board acknowledged the problems and intersection of environmental pollution and social justice, they ultimately declined to hold a hearing to consider our ordinance to study the cumulative impacts of air pollution in Albuquerque.

Sign the petition in support of clean air for Albuquerque

Come/Unity Yoga

Come/Unity Yoga

leaf2Come/Unity Yoga at The Source every Saturday morning 8-9 AM with some old school jams! All ages, all levels, all good! Pay what you can if you have it :) Beginners welcome! Wear comfy clothes and bring your own mat if you have one.

Come/Unity Yoga will return to the International District Community Garden in April.