Study, identify, and provide change by means of support, advocacy and resources relevant to the African American community.

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...


Black Track 10.8.21

New Mexico Redistricting Once a decade, states are tasked with drawing the lines that make up the state legislative and congessional boundaries. ...

Deep Bench – September 2021

Deep Bench | September 2021 Issue The Office of African American Affairs is proud to use our platform to recognize the many Black professionals...

Pillars – September 2021

Pillars - September 2021 EditionBenifits of 401 (k) Plans Written by: Chad Cooper, Gateway Financial Advisors and AAGACC Board of Directors Vice...

Community Corner


We must go big or go home | By: Candace Bacchus Hollingsworth

On the For the People Act of 2021: We must go big or go home, was written by Candace Bacchus Hollingsworth, Co-Founder of Our Black Party. The editorial comments are provided by Erica Davis-Crump. She touches on the different aspects of the article and what it could potentially mean for Black New Mexicans. 

Data Hub 

The official launch of the Office of African American Affairs Data Hub. The Office of African American Affairs Data Hub is a repository of information that allows you to understand the Black population as it pertains to different indicators that affect the Black community.  To visit the Data Hub click here

Cornerstones of Entrepreneurship 

The Cornerstones of Entrepreneurship is a 5-part business series that provides multiple resources to help small Black owned businesses navigate NM. 



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