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16 July 2018
Chaparral, New Mexico, United States
In Doña Ana County, New Mexico, boosting civic engagement is a priority. County Clerk Scott Krahling has tried several initiatives to do so, including hosting voter registration drives in schools, consolidating local ...
10 April 2018
Kingston, New Mexico, United States
Without much support from local governments, unincorporated towns turn to personal connections to sustain themselves. In the towns of Kingston and Hillsboro, in southern New Mexico, residents cherish their social netw...
5 April 2018
Grants, New Mexico, United States
One of the biggest economic challenges facing small rural towns is the lack of nearby jobs. To tackle this, SoloWorks is providing a physical space and internet access to connect rural New Mexico residents to remote j...
Diana Alba Soular
28 November 2017
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
The only psychiatric hospital in New Mexico is in the north, which means frequent trips must be made from the south to bring new patients which is expensive and makes it difficult for southern families to visit. There...
Carlos Andres López
27 November 2017
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
For offenders with a co-occurring mental health disorder, the regular prison system is not viewed as an optimal environment. A mental health court would help lower recidivism and increase the offender's quality of lif...
25 October 2017
Luna County, New Mexico, United States
Across the country, various counties are experiencing changes in racial and ethnic demographics. This article looks at the school system in Luna County, a now predominantly Hispanic town is adapting to these shifts by...
16 October 2017
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, United States
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Truth or Consequences is a town facing many growth barriers such as an aging population and low average income. Entrepreneurs are seeing an opportunity to develop businesses in this town which is helping to revolution...
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