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McKinley Community Collaborative for Health Equity

Using a health equity lens, the McKinley Community Collaborative for Health Equity team seeks to change systems that perpetuate environmental health disparities related to the impacts of institutional racism and multi-generational trauma, by empowering participating communities within the county to impact equitable policy change. For full information…

San Juan Community Collaborative for Health Equity

The San Juan Collaborative for Health Equity’s (SJCHE) purpose is to work with Rural and Metropolitan communities that are impacted by social, economic and health disparities stemming from environmental racism, lack of unity or apathy in tribal and urban communities and in working together in addressing issues of the disadvantaged Native Americans/Navajos/Dine’. For full information…

McKinley County – Health Impact Assessment: Looking Within: A Health Impact Assessment on Uranium Mining 

In July 1979 at the United Nuclear Corporations’ uranium processing mill in Northwest New Mexico, a dam broke releasing more than 1,100 tons of uranium mining wastes-tailings along with 100 million gallons of radioactive water into the Pipeline Arroyo and went downstream along the Rio Puerco. For full information…

McKinley County – Health Impact Assessment: A Health Impact Assessment on Wage Theft  

McKinley Community Collaborative for Health Equity has partnered with Somos Gallup and Somos Un Pueblo Unidos to conduct a health impact assessment on wage theft and build the capacity of low wage workers in McKinley County. For full information…

San Juan County – Health Impact Assessment: Familias Unidas por Justicia, a membership team of Somos Un Pueblo Unido

Familias Unidas por Justicia, a membership team of Somos Un Pueblo Unido made up of 50 immigrant families in Farmington, New Mexico, is currently engaged in a five-year campaign to mitigate the adverse effects of several policies and practices that engage local law enforcement, jail and court officials, and probation officers with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) agents in the execution of federal immigration laws. For full information…

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NMHEP November 2017 Updates

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HEP is 5!!!! Since 2012, the New Mexico Health Equity Partnership (HEP), an initiative at the Santa Fe Community Foundation has solidified a statewide network of over 75 grassroots organizations and community members to ensure every New Mexican has the…

NMHEP October 2017 Updates

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HEP is turning 5!!!! Since 2012, the New Mexico Health Equity Partnership (HEP), an initiative at the Santa Fe Community Foundation has solidified a statewide network of over 75 grassroots organizations and community members to ensure every New Mexican has…

NMHEP August 2017 Updates

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HEP Welcomes Vaughan Glidden, Creative Logistics and Operations Associate Vaughan provides operational and logistics support for the NMHEP’s events and gatherings. In addition she serves as a HIA point person, supporting organizations as they go through the rigorous HIA process….