CVNM statement on the Trump administration’s decision to end DACA

Following the Trump Administration’s announcement to rollback the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Demis Foster, Executive Director of the Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) family of organizations, released the following statement:

“CVNM stands in support of New Mexico’s immigrant communities and families, and the many volunteers and supporters of our organization that are themselves DREAMers and DACA recipients.” Read the full statement here.

Our statement regarding events in Charlottesville, VA

The Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) family of organizations and programs, released the following statement regarding the events in Charlottesville. The CVNM family of organizations includes Conservation Voters New Mexico and Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) and its dedicated organizing programs that work with communities directly impacted by pollution, many of which are communities of color. Read it here.

Trump’s executive action attacking federal climate policies will impact New Mexico’s communities

The Clean Power Plan would have made steps in the right direction when it came to reducing the disproportionate impact that communities of color and low-income communities feel from pollution. It also would have put communities in more control over energy decisions. Read more from Juntos: Our Air, Our Water Director Christopher Ramirez.>>

Living with uranium in McKinley County

The McKinley County Commission has committed to developing a formal Blue Ribbon Task Force to provide space for community to share how they are impacted by legacy uranium waste and proposed new mining. CVNM Education Fund is partnering with communities directly impacted by uranium mining (old and new) to work with the county to develop and shape the composition of the task force and share their stories of how they are impacted. If you live in McKinley County and want to be involved in this work moving forward, add your name here.»