Women of Color in Philanthropy: Centering Community and Advancing Equity in New Mexico

Join the Building Movement Project for a conversation with four women of color in philanthropy in New Mexico. We’ll hear about their experiences and pathways into the sector, how they build connections and center community needs, as well as their roles in challenging the status quo and advancing equity in New Mexico. The conversation will […]

Support Native Leaders, Organizations, and Communities On and Beyond Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications, Programs, and Operations Associate) Next Monday, October 11th marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which commemorates, honors, and celebrates the history and culture of Native American peoples. Choosing to recognize next week’s federal holiday as Indigenous Peoples’ Day rather than Columbus Day is part of a cultural shift away from glorifying people […]

Webinar Recap — Building Power: A Conversation with Nonprofit Leaders of Color in Public Office

Quick Access: Recording, Transcript, BMP + New Mexico, On the Frontlines report, Race to Lead Revisited report, Race to Lead in New Mexico Earlier this week, the Building Movement Project hosted a conversation with three nonprofit leaders of color who also hold elected office in New Mexico. We were joined by Adriann Barboa (County Commissioner […]

ONE YEAR LATER: New Mexico, COVID-19, and Leaders of Color

Join the Building Movement Project for a webinar to reconnect with New Mexico leaders of color and hold a discussion on how, one year later, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact their work and communities. Moderator: Alicia Lueras Maldonado, President & CEO of Atlixco Productions, LLC; Consultant at BMP Panelists: • Johana Bencomo, Director of […]

New Mexico Nonprofit Leaders Talk Solidarity in COVID Times

Written by Leah Steimel (New Mexico Coordinator) Leaders of ten New Mexico service nonprofits gathered in mid-November 2020, virtually, to share their insights and challenges with building alliances and gaining momentum toward social justice for the communities they serve. This group of leaders has been meeting together through the Common Good Action Project (CGAP) over […]

Webinar Recap: New Mexico and the Effects of COVID-19 on Leaders of Color

As part of the research for BMP’s recently released On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism, we conducted several interviews with leaders of nonprofit organizations based in New Mexico. Given our long-standing relationships with groups in the state and the particular impacts of COVID-19 and the uprisings against anti-Black […]

Webinar Recap: Race to Lead in New Mexico

The Building Movement Project (BMP) recently hosted a webinar on the newly released publication, The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in New Mexico: A Race to Lead Brief. The findings of the report were presented by BMP’s Senior Research Associate, Ofronama Biu, and the panel discussion was moderated by BMP’s longtime consultant in New Mexico, Alicia Lueras Maldonado. […]

Upcoming Report Briefings in New Mexico

Written by Noelia Mann Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector report author Ofronama Biu will be hosting two briefings on the report findings in New Mexico next week. Each briefing is open to the public and will be followed by a facilitated audience discussion. Community Briefing in Santa Fe: When: Tuesday, April 16, […]

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