Health Matters New Mexico


Vision Statement

All families in central New Mexico—especially in communities of color—will have equitable access to what the need to be healthy.

Mission Statement

Health Matters New Mexico (HMNM) advocates for land use, social, and economic policies that will create healthy neighborhoods and resolve the disproportionate environmental burdens on communities of color and economically vulnerable communities of central New Mexico.

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Bernalillo County (Health Matters New Mexico):

  • Educates policy makers and communities about the influence of neighborhood conditions on health
  • Offers information to promote policy change for healthy neighborhoods
  • Evaluates the consequences of policies, projects and plans and gives that information to policy makers so they can use it to make wise decisions for the community
  • Advocates for policies that lessen the poor health outcomes experienced by members of our communities as a consequence of stress from environmental and social conditions


  • Alliance for Active Living
  • Bernalillo County Community Health Council
  • Health Policy Institute
  • Healthy Here
  • International District Healthy Communities Coalition
  • Mountain View Neighborhood Association
  • New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Community Assessment
  • New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community
  • New Mexico Health Equity Working Group
  • New Mexico Public Health Association
  • New Mexico Voices for Children
  • Los Jardines Institute
  • One Hope Clinic
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Rio Grande Community Development Corporation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico
  • Santolina Working Group
  • SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP)
  • South Valley Acequia Association
  • Trumbull Village Neighborhood Association
  • UNM Health Science Center Office of Public Health
  • Vecinos de Mountain View

Contact Info

Health Matters New Mexico
625 Silver Ave. SW, Suite 195
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Person

TBA, Health Matters New Mexico Coordinator





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