Albuquerque Interfaith

New Mexico IAF, Albuquerque Interfaith, Alliance Schools, accountability

Albuquerque Interfaith Advances Alliance Schools in Accountability Meeting

Sunday, January 29, 2017
FOX-KRQUE

Following last year’s victory in helping pass a $575 Million bond package for local public schools, just part of the $2.5 Billion Albuquerque Interfaith has helped leverage sinc Read more about Albuquerque Interfaith Advances Alliance Schools in Accountability Meeting

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Lottery Scholarship Fund, College, Public Schools, Kip Bobroff, New Mexico IAF, Social Justice

Albuquerque Interfaith Fights to Save Scholarship Fund

Monday, October 21, 2013
Albuquerque Journal

Marta Parra told her oldest daughter she could never go to college because they didn’t have enough money – Parra hadn’t yet heard of the state’s lottery scholarship.  Now Parra’s younger daughter, a high school student, may not be able to attend either because the lottery scholarship could be reduced as soon as next year due to insufficient funds. Read more about Albuquerque Interfaith Fights to Save Scholarship Fund

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Charter Schools, Public Schools, Community Organizing in New Mexico, Community Organizing in Albuquerque, organizing for urban school reform

NM Bill Would Bar Private Firms From Running Public Schools

Friday, February 15, 2013
New Mexican

Rep. Mimi Stewart and Sen. Linda Lopez, both Albuquerque Democrats, joined the Rev. Trey Hammond of Albuquerque Interfaith, a faith-based community organizing effort, as well as a coalition of parents, students and public-school supporters, at a news conference Tuesday to announce the introduction of House Bill 460. Read more about NM Bill Would Bar Private Firms From Running Public Schools

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Community Organizing in New Mexico, Organizing in Albuquerque, organizing for urban school reform, organizing for public schools

Albuquerque Interfaith Challenges 'Trojan Horses' Undermining Schools

Friday, February 15, 2013
Albuquerque Journal

In the legend of the Trojan horse, Greeks capture Troy not by siege, but by stealth, under the cover of darkness, when raiders hidden in the hollow horse bring its downfall.

This is an apt metaphor for how public education in New Mexico is being privatized. Read more about Albuquerque Interfaith Challenges 'Trojan Horses' Undermining Schools

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