Grantees: Parents & Caregivers of Young Children

Hard-to-Count Parents/Caregivers of Children Under 10

America Prays»

Awarded $12,000 to work across many houses of worship in the Albuquerque area with partners in Las Cruces and Silver City to reach faith communities; Project Contact: Brian Alarid,, 888-740-7729

Americans for Indian Opportunity»

Awarded a total of $24,000 to work in the Bernalillo/Albuquerque area in partnership with Native American Community Academy, Native American Professional Parent Resource, National Indian Youth Council among others to reach urban Native Americans; Project Contact: Brittany Schulman,, 505-842-8677

Albuquerque Public Schools Education Foundation»

Awarded $10,000 to work in the Bernalillo/Albuquerque area to provide student-teacher and parent-child activities that explore classroom learning and at-home activities to encourage a complete count of all students, children, and their families residing within the school district; Project Contact: Antoinette Write,, 505-880-3708

Capitan Public Library »

Awarded $4,000 to establish the Capitan Public Library as hub for census outreach in Lincoln County in partnership with Lincoln County Complete Count Committee. Project Contact: Paulette Arnone;; 575-354-3035

Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico»

Awarded $10,000 to work in Southern New Mexico in partnership with the Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County, Ngage New Mexico among others to reach five rural southwestern counties and New Mexico/Mexico border colonias communities; Project Contact: Mark A. Hohnstreiter,, 575-527-8799

Doña Ana Communities United (DACU)»

Awarded $14,000 to work in the colonias of Doña Ana and western Otero counties with a focus on Chaparral and Nevada neighborhoods in partnership with area schools and community and health centers among others; Project Contact: Kari Bachman,, 575-496-4330

El Valle Community Center

Awarded $10,000 to work in the San Miguel County (Villanueva) in partnership with Pecos Independent Schools, East Las Vegas School District and West Las Vegas School Districts among others; Project Contact: Diego Trujillo,, 575-421-0808

Healthy Futures »

Awarded $7,000 using trusted Healthy Futures team members to conduct census outreach and education through direct contact with families in two Navajo northern Ojo Encino & Torreon Chapter Houses. Project Contact: Raphael Nevins;

Las Cumbres Community Services»

Awarded $10,000 to work in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Taos and Peñasco counties in partnership with schools and across their diverse programs serving infants, children and families; Project Contact: Robyn Covelli,, 505-753-4123

New Mexico Asian Family Center

Awarded $10,000 to work in Bernalillo County in partnership with schools with larger Asian/Pacific Islander/Pan-Asian populations, the Bernalillo Home Visitation Work Group and ABC Community School Partnership among others; Project Contact: Huong D. Nguyen,, 505-717-2877

NM Black History Organizing Committee»

Awarded $10,000 to work on developing and engaging culturally relevant messaging and outreach that address the unique needs of the black community; with focus on the International District and in Bernalillo County with opportunities to share and outreach into other regions; Project Contact: Cathryn McGill,, 505-407-6784

Northwest New Mexico First Born

Awarded $14,000 to partner with Community Health Representatives in 23 Navajo Nation Chapter Houses in San Juan and McKinley counties and Zuni Pueblo; Project Contact: Su Hodgman,, 505-325-9187

Partnership for Community Action»

Awarded $14,000 to work in the South Valley and Westside of Albuquerque in partnership with Educadores Para Los Niños del Futuro, Home Based Childcare Provider Network, Youth Development Inc., and area schools among others to reach immigrant and low-income children and families; Project Contact: Nichelle Gilbert,, 505-247-9222

Paso a Paso Network»

Awarded $14,000 to work through an existing network of health, education and social service organizations in Taos County and surrounding rural areas including Carson, Red River, Costilla and Peñasco; Project Contact: Pamela Remstein,, 575-751-3652

Peanut Butter & Jelly Services (PB&J) »

Awarded $7,000 to work in Bernalillo County focusing on the Albuquerque’s South Valley and Southeast Heights as well as the Town of Bernalillo in Sandoval County; Project Contact: Tashi Swierkocz,, 505-877-7060 x1154

Socorro General Hospital/Presbyterian»

Awarded $7,000 to work in the Socorro County including outreach to Veguita and other surrounding colonias as well as Alamo Indian Reservation, a non-contiguous section of the Navajo Nation, encompassing the Magdalena/Alamo Early Childhood Investment Zone; Project Contact: Beth Beers,, 575-835-1140

Welstand Foundation

Awarded a total of $13,000 to work to engage African-American/black communities in partnership with businesses, organizations, and faith-based groups among others, focus is on Albuquerque with outreach to Hobbs, Clovis, Rio Rancho, Alamogordo, Las Cruces, and Roswell; Project Contact: Nicole Rogers,