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2020 End of Year Newsletter

Program Updates

Director’s Corner

Community Updates

Youth Updates

Partner Highlight

EC Director recipient of Muslim Making Change Award

National Civil Rights Group to Honor Organizer Daisy Maldonado for Work in New Mexico’s Colonias Leader of the Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County a National Example for Muslim Changemakers WASHINGTON, DC — Today, national civil rights group Muslim Advocates [...]

October 5th, 2020|

How Can I Support The Black Community? Las Cruces Edition

The first of February marks the beginning of Black History Month. The originator of Black History Month can be traced back to Carter G. Woodson. He started “Negro Week,” which was later transformed into the Black History Month we know [...]

February 4th, 2021|

A Local David & Goliath Story: A Series Of Stories About The Fight To Keep The Community Of Anapra

Part Three: A Victory Brought By Unity “ Where there is unity there is always victory” -Publilius Syrus As we near the end of this community’s story, we take a step back and reflect on the unity that was a [...]

December 17th, 2020|

DescolonizARTE! Empowerment Through Art and Education

The Empowerment Congress of Dona Ana has developed a longstanding connection with the local community’s youth by cultivating a relationship of mutual learning. We believe that every youth can become leaders in their communities. They simply need to be guided [...]

January 12th, 2021|

Partner Highlight: José Montoya

The famous Salvador Dali once said, “a true artist is not one who is inspired but one who inspires others.” There are many inspirational local artists in the Las Cruces/El Paso region. One of those inspirational artists is José Montoya. [...]

Partner Highlight: The Southern New Mexico Project, Inc.

“Opens door of opportunity for the underprivileged people of the region so they can break-away from the poverty mindset.” Very few organizations are passionate about the communities they serve and the people who live in those communities. Often many organizations [...]

December 3rd, 2020|