News & Updates
One on One with Rodney Prunty
Aug 14, 2019
Rodney Prunty became President and CEO of United Way of Central New Mexico in June 2019. Rodney believes inherently in Servant Leadership and is unwavering in his focus to create long-term, positive community change. He...
Rio Rancho teachers and employers talk collaboration
Aug 9, 2019
At Wecks Restaurant in Rio Rancho today, 20 Career Technical Education teachers and ten local employers met with the sole purpose of finding ways to work together to prepare students for the workforce. The event was...
Employers sought to participate in South Valley career day
Aug 6, 2019
Mission: Graduate, United Way of Central New Mexico’s education initiative, in partnership with Harrison, Ernie Pyle, and Polk middle schools seeks employers interested in talking to students about professions in their...
Driving Change, sixth annual Data Report Released
Jul 25, 2019
Mission: Graduate released Driving Change, its sixth annual data report this summer. In the report you’ll find progress toward the 60Kby2020 goal along with population-level data and updates on our strategy work. ...
Mission: Graduate announces progress toward the 60K goal
Jul 23, 2019
At the All Partner meeting United Way of Central New Mexico CEO Rodney Prunty announced to the more than 80 attendees that 29,469 new graduates with post-secondary degrees and certificates were added to the central New...
Employers and Teachers team up at Valencia County
Jul 22, 2019
The Valencia County Partnership for a Work Ready Community hosted Employer / Teacher Connection, a day of teacher professional development provided by employers. Fourteen employers and 28 teachers participated in the...
Valencia Partnership celebrates success
Jun 29, 2019
Over breakfast burritos and coffee the Valencia County Partnership for a Work Ready Community celebrated accomplishments in bringing employers and students together. In 2018, 840 students participated in some type of...
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...
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