News & Updates
Mission: Graduate Releases Report on Progress toward Goal
Jul 12, 2017
Albuquerque, NM, July 12, 2017 – Mission: Graduate, an initiative of United Way of Central New Mexico, has released Fired Up, the fourth annual data report from the initiative. The report provides an overview of the...
Let Launch to Learn Guide Your Family Summer Adventures
Jun 5, 2017
A message about Summer Learning from Selena Hardy When we think of summer, images of kiddos taking a break from school often come to mind. However, during that break so many children are simultaneously losing valuable...
ECAP team discusses infant mental health at quarterly Lunch & Learn
May 24, 2017
Our ECAP (Early Childhood Accountability Partnership) team hosted the second Connections + Capacity Lunch & Learn to discuss mental health. Guest speaker Liz Martinez, President of the NM Association for Infant...
Launch to Learn curbs summer learning loss
May 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jeanette Brahl, United Way of Central New Mexico, Chief of Communications, 505.245.1740; cell 505.975.7557 Rhiannon Samuel, Office of Mayor Richard J. Berry, Director of Communications,...
Developing a profile of a successful Valencia County graduate
May 17, 2017
Mission: Graduate along with the Valencia County 21st Century Workforce team spent the past several months engaged in conversations with community members to inform the creation of a Valencia County Graduate Profile.
Students get training, meet with employers at employment symposium
May 9, 2017
More than 150 students graced the halls of Intel Corporation in Rio Rancho recently to participate in the second Youth Employment Symposium (YES). The symposium, the brainchild of Kevin Banks of DreamBIG, is held in...
Rotarians Celebrate Successful Pilot Project
Mar 20, 2017
Area Rotarians celebrated the impact that they made on about 1,200, 9-12 grade students in 55 classrooms at Freedom, La Cueva, Del Norte, Manzano, and Highland High Schools, where they taught the Stay in School...
Success Mentor project to help combat attendance problems
Mar 13, 2017
Because attendance is one of the key factors in school success and graduation, Bernalillo High School is hitting the problem from several angles. In addition to working closely with the truancy monitor and liaisons to...
Identifying the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that define student success
Mar 8, 2017
What are the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that today’s high school graduates need to succeed in college, career, and life? That was the key question posed by members of the Mission: Graduate Employment Network and...
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