Program Updates



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|

Community Updates



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 – Ramona Urbina (English Version)

When all of her kids moved out, Ramona felt lonely and sad.  Seeing this, her youngest daughter, who has always been active in the community, signed her up for classes to become a Promotora de Salud (Community Health Worker).  Little [...]

Compañera Destacada: Ramona Urbina

Cuando todos sus hijos se mudaron de la casa, Ramona se sintió sola y triste. Al ver esto, su hija menor, que siempre ha estado activa en la comunidad, la inscribió en clases para convertirse en Promotora de Salud. Poco [...]

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|