News & Updates
1,700 hours -- my life as a Public Ally
May 24, 2019
After graduating from college, I wasn’t sure about my next step. I only had retail jobs up until that point and graduating meant that I would have to step out into the professional world. It was intimidating, I knew I...
Education and Employment – Evolving to Bridge the Workforce Gap
May 22, 2019
By Angelo Gonzales | Chief Strategy Officer, United Way of Central New Mexico Jessica Nojek | Executive Director, Mission: Graduate, United Way of Central New MexicoOriginally published in the City Alive website, May 22...
Help us increase summer learning activities in our community
May 14, 2019
Our summer learning team is on a mission to find out what families want and need to support the engagement, learning, health, and safety of their children throughout the summer. To get the information, the team is...
YLS speaker series formalized and expanded
Apr 19, 2019
United Way of Central New Mexico’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) has been invited to expand the Young Leaders Connection speaker series to incoming freshmen at College and Career High School (CCHS) during the upcoming...
September Attendance Conference: Call for Presenters
Apr 16, 2019
Plans for Mission: Graduate's 2019 Attendance Team Support Conference are underway and organizers are calling for presenters. This year’s conference will focus on sharing team strengths and working through barriers to...
Leann Kravitz takes on Vision Council Co-Chair role
Mar 19, 2019
Mission: Graduate is pleased to welcome Leean Kravitz as the new Vision Council Co-Chair with Albuquerque Public School Superintendent Raquel Reedy. Leean, who is vice president of Public Affairs at Fidelity Investments...
Legislature passes HB236, the Attendance for Success Act
Mar 15, 2019
The 2019 New Mexico legislation session ended with House Bill 236 completing its way through the legislative process and passing the full House and Senate with unanimous support. It now awaits the governor's signature...
Schools and business reps brainstorm potential models for working together
Mar 6, 2019
Several employer partners teamed up with school staff from Highland, Manzano, West Mesa, and Rio Grande high schools to discuss how working together could help students gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes for...
Students learn the value of a good handshake and potential career paths
Mar 4, 2019
Almost 300 Los Lunas High School students learned tips to help them land a job in Los Lunas during a career exploration day. More than 50 Los Lunas employers and community members provided mentoring and more during...
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