None of our work would be possible without the many people and organizations who support us with their time, expertise, and giving. From pro bono attorneys representing our clients in court, to volunteers spending their Saturday with us at a Citizenship Fair, to all of our faithful donors: we are so grateful for our broad base of community support.
We believe collaboration brings about the best results. Our community partners stand alongside us in our mission, offering their guidance, support, and resources to maximize our collective impact.
The Mission of ACE Leadership High School is to engage young people who love to design and build things with the skills they need to become leaders in the construction profession. ACE Leadership High School serves young people who have limited means to have successful careers by caring for their intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being as students.
ACLU of NM are an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Unionand work with them on many important projects. Their primary focus, however, is on the issues that affect residents of the state of New Mexico—LGBT equality, freedom of speech, reproductive freedom, immigrants’ rights, privacy concerns, police abuses, fair treatment of prisoners, and more.
AHS’s goal is to provide a positive learning environment for all students by promoting literacy and accelerate learning to prepare students to succeed in their career, college and community.
Catholic Charities are committed to creating a community that thrives in the abundance of God’s love and selflessly serves the needs of one another by partnering with all people of good will, reducing poverty, improving personal opportunity through education, utilizing our resources appropriately and adequately, and affording and encouraging opportunities for service. Some of the services they offer include Children’s Learning Center, Educational Opportunities, Self Sufficiency Housing Assistance, and Refugee Support.
Center for Civic Policy strives to involve everyday New Mexicans in the public policy decisions that affect their lives with the goal of achieving positive and lasting change – the kind of change that strengthens the safety and security of New Mexico families.
Centro Sávila’s staff and network of volunteers provide culturally and linguistically relevant care that enhances the natural resiliency of their clients. Their services are offered in English and Spanish and accessible to community members regardless of their ability to pay.
Café is part of the PICO National Network, the largest faith-based community organization in the country. Café is a membership organization led by the concerns and vision of our congregations and communities that organize through NM CAFe. They are a multi-faith, multi-cultural organization that trains and builds the capacity of low and moderate-income families to help shape public policies aimed at improving people’s quality of life in New Mexico.
Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc. (DMRS) is the only full-service immigration legal aid clinic serving low-income immigrants and refugees residing in the southwestern United States. A ministry of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, DMRS began providing legal services in 1987 to Central and South America refugees fleeing their war-torn countries and undocumented immigrants needing legal assistance resulting from the passage of the Immigration Reform and Control Act or 1986, which offered legal resident status to undocumented immigrants and agricultural workers within the United States.
El CENTRO is a grassroots, immigrants’ rights and workers’ justice organization based in Central New Mexico that works with Latino immigrant communities and allies to defend, strengthen, and advance the rights of our community.
Encuentro’s mission is to transform New Mexico into a thriving community for all of its residents. They do this by engaging Latino immigrant families in educational opportunities that build skills for economic and social justice.
Enlace Comunitario is a social justice organization led by Latina immigrants whose mission is to eliminate domestic violence in the Latino immigrant community and promote healthy families in Central New Mexico through: comprehensive domestic violence intervention services in Spanish, preventative community education, policy advocacy and leadership development.
Esperanza Shelter is a domestic abuse agency. They offer safe, confidential housing, counseling, food, clothing and supplies—for you and your children, if you have kids. They can help get you to our shelter if you don’t have transportation. Esperanza also helps abuse survivors work within the court system.
Health Leadership High School
Health Leadership High School is a public school dedicated to hands-on, project-based learning through the lens of the health profession. Curriculum is designed around industry-focused projects, group learning, and student support. Students engage in collaborative work in a supportive, small school environment that values the overall well-being of our young people.
Highland High School values its diversity and affirms the principle and importance of being a Safe Haven for all our staff, our students, and their families. Highland HS champions every student’s right to receive his or her free public education.
A small team of lawyers in Portland, Oregon convened a group of activists, software coders and graphic designers and charged them with answering this challenge: how can we leverage technology and activist-organizing theories to stop the illegal removals and support constitutional principles of due process? What can we do here to help the lawyers there? Can we create new technology that will harness and focus the legal power of hundreds of lawyers to solve this crisis?The Innovation Law Lab was founded to bring new technology to the legal fight for justice
La Familia Medical Center provides services to all individuals and families, regardless of income or ability to pay. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale, according to family size and income. Their mission is to foster community well-being in partnership with our patients by providing excellent, accessible, family-centered medical, dental and behavioral health care.
Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains is a faith based, non-profit human services agency providing adoption, foster care, older adult & caregiver, prevention, and refugee services since 1948. We provide help and support to children and families during their most challenging times regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or age. At LFS, we believe that all people, from the newborn to the most elderly, are valued members of our community.
Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
With offices in Chicago, Indiana, and Washington, D.C., NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.
NM’s only service provider tailoring its services to be culturally and linguistically appropriate for the Asian community. Their mission is to provide culturally sensitive programs and services creating a Pan-Asian community that advocates for and supports itself.
The New Mexico Dream Team is a statewide network committed to create power for multigenerational, undocumented, and mixed status families towards liberation. Through trainings and leadership development, we work to engage our community and allies, in becoming leaders using an intersectional, gender, and racial justice lens—to develop and implement an organizing and advocacy infrastructure for policy change fighting to dismantle systematic oppression.
New Mexico Dreamers in Action is an immigrant-student-led organization that advocates for immigrant students and families in the state. Since 2011, NMDIA has encouraged immigrant students to take advantage of opportunities such as higher education access and immigrant rights. NMDIA is mainly composed of children of immigrants and young immigrants who are undocumented or have been undocumented—individuals who have been directly affected by a broken immigration system. They have joined to fight for themselves, their families and communities.
The New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice was founded in 2009, and has committees that focus on direct service, education & advocacy, and outreach. We welcome all who seek immigrant justice. We share a common hope of creating an environment that welcomes the stranger in our age and for generations to come.
The general purpose of the Section shall be the promotion of the objectives of the State Bar of New Mexico to promote the legal interests of children and youth by improving the legal system and the administration of justice as it pertains to youth and children.
The general purpose of the Section shall be to sponsor continuing legal education programs for the Bar in the field of Immigration Law.
New Mexico Legal Aid has dedicated their services to erasing barriers to justice for low-income New Mexicans by providing free and high-quality civil legal assistance and education for over 60 years. As the largest nonprofit provider of civil legal services in the state, NMLA serves all 33 counties in New Mexico.
Nusenda Credit Union is a federally chartered credit union headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is the largest credit union by membership in New Mexico.
The Partnership for Community Action has worked to build strong, healthy communities in Albuquerque’s South Valley and across New Mexico since 1990. PCA focuses on critical community issues like education, economic sustainability, wellness and immigrant rights. Through raising awareness and advocacy opportunities, we support people and families to become strong leaders in their neighborhoods and in New Mexico.
Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a private, non-profit agency that serves the civil legal needs of New Mexico’s vulnerable children and youth. Pegasus promotes and defends the rights of children and youth to safe and stable homes, quality education and healthcare, and a voice in decisions that affect their lives.
Prosperity Works builds the capacity of organizations and advocates for policies that generate economic prosperity for all New Mexicans. Prosperity Works provides a highly effective strategy moving limited-income families from the margins to the mainstream of economic security. They work with organizational partners to provide family supports, financial education, and asset planning.
Santa Fe Dreamers Project serves primarily immigrant youth and families, focusing on economic and community development. Santa Fe Dreamers Project is committed to representing every qualified immigrant who walks through our doors. We make every effort to understand the barriers that normally prevent immigrant families in our community from accessing legal representation and design our services with those barriers in mind.
SOLACE responds to the needs of individuals who are in crisis or suffering from trauma. They are a state-of-the-art non-profit agency, located in Santa Fe, combining the healing power and life changing services of a specialized clinical team, advocacy center, and education and prevention experts to help survivors and our community restore strength in the face of adversity. Their Center provides a safe place to receive evidence-based services including therapy for post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders, victim advocacy and primary prevention programs. Solace serves Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Los Alamos Counties and central northern New Mexico.
Somos Un Pueblo Unido works to build a community that does not discriminate against people based on their national origin, that institutes humane migration policies, and that protects the human rights of everyone irrespective of where they are born or what documents they carry.
South Valley Academy strives to prepare young people to become lifelong learners in a small school setting, based on high academic standards for all, individual appreciation for each student and teacher, a culture of trust, respect for the diverse traditions of New Mexico, and involvement of family and community.
The SouthWest Organizing Project was founded in 1980 by young activists of color to empower our communities in the SouthWest to realize racial and gender equality and social and economic justice. They seek to redefine power relationships by bringing together the collective action, talents, and resources of the people within our communities. They work primarily in low-income communities of color to gain community control of our land and resources
TGRCNM is dedicated to serving the transgender communities in the state of New Mexico and strives to exist as a clearing house for resources which can support, assist, educate, and advocate for the transgender and gender non conforming population of this state and their families and loved ones. They provide social, educational, emotional, and functional support for all facets of transgender living and promote mutual understanding, acceptance, and equality to achieve a more positive and healthy society.
Their mission is to educate and train students to become excellent lawyers who will enrich and serve local, state, tribal, national and international communities after graduation. They seek to maintain their long tradition of opening access to the profession. They also seek to make legal education more broadly available by educating practicing attorneys and non-lawyers in New Mexico. They endeavor to focus our resources on some of New Mexico’s most pressing legal needs through educational, research and service programs of national and international prominence.
Access to Justice Commission—Consolidated Legal Service Fund
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – Texas Chapter
Civil Legal Service Commission
County of Santa Fe
Crime Victims Reparation Commission (CVRC)
Doris Goodwin Walbridge Foundation
Equal Justice Works
Hispanics in Philanthropy
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
McCune Charitable Foundation
Santa Fe Community Foundation
United Way of Central New Mexico
U.S. Department of Justice / Office of Violence Against Women