IN THE NEWS

Opportunity Santa Fe and the collaborative efforts and projects we support are making the news- both locally and nationally!


My View: Local innovation — powered by tech

Santa Fe New Mexican June 2, 2018

Tech is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. In Santa Fe, 231 IT jobs are waiting to be filled…

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My View: A great culture of reading in Santa Fe

Santa Fe New Mexican April 21, 2018

Books — an essential part of any home, especially homes with kids. Having age-appropriate books available for kids at home has been shown to triple their interest in reading and is a predictor of higher reading scores in school.

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Tech companies make presence in Santa Fe known at jobs fair

Santa Fe New Mexican April 5, 2018

Locally based technology companies for the first time occupied their own corner, under their own banner, at Thursday’s Santa Fe Business Expo and Job Fair at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.

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Strength In Numbers

Museum Magazine March/April 2018

The Santa Fe Community Educators Network allows small museums and other nonprofits to have an outsized educational impact across the city and region. On a warm morning in August 2017, more than 150 teachers returned to their northern New Mexico classrooms with the training
and resources they needed to implement eight weeks of after-school programming in topics as varied as computer coding, healthy cooking, the history of trade in New Mexico, and using observation to explore the worlds of art and science…

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STEAM-powered learning helped from grant for local schools

Santa Fe New Mexican March 17, 2018

In 2016, Santa Fe Public Schools was awarded a statewide, federally funded 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. The four-year grant serves 14 public elementary and middle schools, providing nearly 900 students in Santa Fe with two-hour extended-day programs four days a week that provide academic, nutritional, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities to students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools…

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Viva ¡Convive!

Tumbleweeds Spring 2018

Many of us have been expectant or new parents with limited knowledge of childcare, affordable housing, health care and other information and resources necessary to raise healthy, happy children. That’s what Many Mothers, Las Cumbres Community Services, and Fathers New Mexico were considering when they proposed creating ¡Santa Fe Convive!, a new collaborative working group in the Santa Fe Birth to Career Initiative…

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Mayor’s Proclamation of Mentoring Month

City of Santa Fe January 2018

Our community is much more than a statistic. Our community is one of great beauty and great potential. However optimistic we feel about Santa Fe’s future, we must also be realistic about the challenges we face — particularly those facing our youngest residents, the future of our community…

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Doing More for Our Kids

Santa Fe New Mexican December 16, 2017

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Long Hot Summer

Santa Fe Reporter June 13, 2017

Nearly a fifth of Santa Fe’s population is under 18 years old, according to the US Census Bureau, meaning there are around 15,000 kids out of school for the summer every year looking for activities to occupy their days…

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Our View: Mentoring works all year long

Santa Fe New Mexican January 29, 2017

Across the country, children are able to do better in school, have wider experiences and enjoy more possibilities because a caring adult spends time with them. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to keep the programs straight…

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Under mayor’s initiative, workers aim to improve lives

Santa Fe New Mexican June 3, 2016

An initiative launched by Mayor Javier Gonzales nearly two years ago to improve the lives of children and young people in Santa Fe soon will have boots on the ground…

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