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The Historic Women of Las Cruces

Women’s History Month is a celebration to remind ourselves of the accomplishments of women throughout the years. We celebrate all the women in our cultures and society. It’s a chance to reflect on all the trailblazing women from the past, present, and future. Women’s History [...]

2021-03-31T22:25:29+00:00March 29th, 2021|Community, DAC Colonias|Comments Off on The Historic Women of Las Cruces

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 today. This celebration was first [...]

2021-02-04T16:44:23+00:00February 4th, 2021|Community, DAC Colonias|Comments Off on How Can I Support The Black Community? Las Cruces Edition

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 driving force in this journey. [...]

2020-12-17T20:31:33+00:00December 17th, 2020|CLSJ, Community, DAC Colonias, Sunland Park|Comments Off on A Local David & Goliath Story: A Series Of Stories About The Fight To Keep The Community Of Anapra

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 forget about the small colonias [...]

2020-12-03T21:32:03+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Community, Partner Highlight, Sunland Park|Comments Off on Partner Highlight: The Southern New Mexico Project, Inc.

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

Part Two: The Invisible Power Of A Voice “It only takes one voice at the right pitch, to start an avalanche.” - Dianna Hardy Taking that first step in a journey is one of the hardest things to do. There is bravery, strength, hope, doubt, [...]

2020-12-01T16:25:35+00:00December 1st, 2020|Community, Sunland Park|Comments Off on A Local David & Goliath Story: A Series Of Stories About The Fight To Keep The Community Of Anapra

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

Part One: Power of Community Organizing “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about” -Margaret J. Wheatley The odds were already stacked against Anapra since its settlement. For years Anapra and its people had to battle through many [...]

2021-09-24T01:14:50+00:00November 16th, 2020|Community, Sunland Park|Comments Off on A Local David & Goliath Story: A Series Of Stories About The Fight To Keep The Community Of Anapra