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Executive Order

The New Mexico State Office of African American Affairs was enacted by the 44th New Mexico State Legislature in 1999 under House Bill 909 and established by Executive Order under the administration of Governor Gary Johnson and continues to serve under the present administration of Governor Susana Martinez.


To study, identify, and provide solutions to issues of concern relevant to the African American community.

We will be the “Go To” authority in New Mexico on matters relating to methods that improve the quality of life for African Americans.  By providing valuable resources to our constituents, our governor, legislators, educators, health care professionals, et al, we will ensure access to resources that provide for the success of all New Mexicans.

The New Mexico State Office of African American Affairs is committed to the following guiding principles which lead the decision making process of our Executive Advisory Committee and staff:
  • Accessibility and inclusion of programs and services,
  • Achievement of outcomes consistent with mission and values,
  • Ethical and transparent decision making,
  • Assurance of fiscally sound practices,
  • Promotion of community responsibility and service,
  • Continued assessment of community needs (responding with collaborative initiatives where appropriate).

Upcoming Events

01/27 - 01/30
6:30 pm | In Remembrance of MLK - Documentary
The Guild Cinema, 3405 Central Ave NE; 255-1848

01/29 | 10am - 2pm
Career Fair
AAPAC, 310 San Pedro
Call 505.843.1900

02/03 - 02/25
Portales ENMU
Contact ENMU Office of African American Affairs at 575.562.2437

02/07 - 02/08
Dona Ana County - Las Cruces - County Black Expo  (Featuring Cornel West as Keynote)
In partnership with Las Cruces Black Expo Organizing Committee

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