New Mexico is one of nine states that still has an unconstitutional, pre-Roe v. Wade statute on the books that criminalizes abortion in almost all circumstances. If Roe v. Wade falls, this law could become enforceable again, making abortion a crime and jeopardizing access to safe and legal care in New Mexico. We must come together to repeal this outdated law.
We have created this guide to help you evaluate your healthcare needs, navigate your new insurance options, and choose the best plan for you and your family.
Members of the Navajo Nation have the right to participate in both the sovereign Navajo Nation’s government and the federal, state, and local governments of the United States. By navigating both governments, Navajo voters can impact our daily lives and the lives of generations to come.
Voting is a public way of saying, “Our families count, and we matter!” This guide offers information on federal and NM statewide elected positions, outlining what the positions do and how the decisions they make impact you and your family.
La participación cívica significa el poder involucrar a personas cotidianas en decisiones que impactan a nuestras familias y comunidades. La temporada electoral es un tiempo importante para poder alzar la voz y participar en los diferentes aspectos electorales sin importar nuestro estatus de ciudadanía o la habilidad de poder votar.
Everyone cares for a loved one at some point in their lives. The failure of laws in the United States to both support family caregiving and recognize the rich variety of families is a major shortcoming. Fortunately, advocates have been increasingly successful in the fight to guarantee paid leave and expand legal conceptions of who constitutes “family.”
The majority of Americans believe that a full range of reproductive healthcare, including abortion should be legal. Too often, this reality is clouded by myths about who does and does not support access to abortion care. Recent research about attitudes of rural New Mexicans breaks down those assumptions.
This resource summarizes the rural research conducted by Strong Families New Mexico, a program of Forward Together. This two-page document shares key findings and action items that New Mexico decision makers can take to secure reproductive justice in New Mexico.
The 2017 report seeks to inform policy makers, organizations and community members about both the policies that promote equitable outcomes for all families and the policies that harm families.
Throughout the legislative process, Strong Families New Mexico (SFNM), along with our community leaders and partner organizations, engages in the process to make sure the voices of our families and communities count. This resource will help New Mexcans understand the legislative process for how a bill becomes a law.