Community Organizing in New Mexico

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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.

Albuquerque Interfaith

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.

Albuquerque Interfaith