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Public Policy Fellowship Position

Public Policy Fellow Position The NM State Office of African American Affairs, a state agency committed to “Improving the Lives of African Americans in NM” is seeking applications for a two-year full-time Public Policy fellowship, exploring the impact of the COVID...

State Fair – Thursday, September 9

African American Pavillion Performances Thursday, September 9 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Black Smoke 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Oscar Butler 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Brenda Hollingsworth Marley  

Black Track 9/3/21

Black Men Need Support Black men continue to work hard and persevere even with a society that is systematically created to marginalize Black people.   

Black Track – 8/27/21

Listen to Black Women  Black women continue to face inequities in multiple ways.  Some of which include pay gaps with Black women only earning $0.63 to white men.  There must be a change in our approach to Black women equity.   

Weekly Article 8/20/21

School is Back in Session  While many families are eager for a return to in-person learning this fall, others are not: Surveys show that some families are reluctant to return - and, that Black and Asian families are most likely to feel this way.   

Shots at the Shop

Weekly Article 8.6.21

National Immunization Awareness Month  National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of Vaccinations for people of all ages.   

Candace Hollingsworth Bio

Candace Hollingsworth Passion is the common denominator for every pursuit that energizes Candace Bacchus Hollingsworth. She’s passionate about the power of community, passionate about service to that community, and passionate about advancing the effectiveness of...

Deep Bench – July Issue

Deep Bench | July Issue The Office of African American Affairs is proud to use our platform to recognize the many Black professionals throughout New Mexico, who are committed to making an impact on the lives of Black New Mexicans. Poised because of their education,...

Pillars – July Edition

Pillars - July EditionThe Importance of Financial Health Part 1 Written by: Theresa A. Carson, President/ CEO of the African American Greater ABQ Chamber of Commerce/ SCORE Mentor...Click here to view Article. Black College Students and Student Loan Dept Written by:...

Re-Educated Podcast