New Mexico Office of African American Affairs
We are a “go to” authority in New Mexico on matters relating to methods that improve the quality of life for African Americans. Learn more about the office or download the OAAA brochure.

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Upcoming OAAA Events & Programs

MLK Jr. Indoor Track Meet

For more information, contact 505-222-6466. Email: Leonard Waites – Executive Director.

35th Annual Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch

In recognition of our 50th/Golden Anniversary, the Africana Studies Program is pleased to announce our 35th annual Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch, which takes place on Saturday January 25, 2020 from 11am-1pm in the UNM Student Union Ballroom.  This year’s Brunch features Roland S. Martin, the Host/Managing Editor of News One Now.   Over the course …

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Census 2020 Job Fair

Make $16.00-$17.50/hour being a Census Taker! Locations: African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro Dr NE, Abq, 87108), eREAD (2322 Wisconsin St NE, Abq, 87110), UNM Zimmerman Library Computer Lab Room B-30 (Classroom downstairs: 1900 Roma Ave NE, Abq, 87106). Can’t make it to the fair? Apply online!

V.I.B.E. – Victory in Black Empowerment Summit

Volunteers Needed for VIBE Summit & Set Up. January 26th Set Up 1:30pm – 3:30pm. January 27th VIBE Male Summit 9:00am – 2:00pm. For more information, please contact Devon Williams. C 505-389-6702. Email:

Harriet’s Return

A unique, high energy, deeply personal 31 character journey, chronicling from childhood to afterlife the private and public catharsis of Harriet Tubman.

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