News & Updates
United Way Mourns Jennifer Riordan
Apr 17, 2018
The staff and volunteers of United Way of Central New Mexico are deeply saddened by the loss of Jennifer Riordan of Wells Fargo. Jennifer cheerfully championed so many causes in our region and was a real force for good...
Valencia employers provide career exploration activities for students
Mar 26, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jeanette Brahl, United Way of Central New Mexico, 505.975.7557 Teri Wimborne, Mission: Graduate, 505.379-5534...
Students can’t learn if they don’t show up at school
Feb 28, 2018
Districts are paying more attention to “chronic absenteeism” in their efforts to improve student learning “The culture of attendance is huge. If parents weren’t taught that it’s important then their kids are not going...
Attendance teams work to reduce chronic absenteeism
Feb 23, 2018
More than 100 members of school attendance teams from Albuquerque, Belen, and Bernalillo public schools as well as state charters, participated in Mission: Graduate’s follow-up to our 2017 Every Day Matters Attendance...
Students helping parents help their babies
Feb 13, 2018
Health Leadership High School students presented their multimedia solutions about how our community can serve tomorrow’s readers at a recent Early Childhood Accountability Partnership meeting. Health Leadership High...
Mission: Graduate receives GradNation Acceleration Grant
Feb 7, 2018
America’s Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, awarded a GradNation Acceleration Grant to Mission: Graduate as part of the GradNation campaign. The campaign strives to raise the high school...
RGHS Students kick off Groundhog Job Shadow Week
Jan 29, 2018
Twenty Rio Grande High School AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students kicked off Groundhog Job Shadow Week at the United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) today. During Groundhog Job Shadow Week (GJSW...
Students to shadow employers during Groundhog Job Shadow Week
Jan 24, 2018
More than 370 students from Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) will shadow employees from 15 businesses during Groundhog Job Shadow Week (GJSW) which begins on Jan. 29. Students are members of Jobs for America’s Graduates...
Mission: Graduate celebrates partners
Jan 11, 2018
More than 100 of Mission: Graduate’s partners attended the All Partner meeting where they reflected on the year that just ended, reviewed strategies and goals for the year ahead, and celebrated progress. Vision Council...
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