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CVNM & CVNMEF Reaffirms Support for New Mexico’s DACA Recipients and Opposition to The Border Wall

In response to the ongoing debate regarding the federal budget, immigration and the border wall, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) and CVNM Education Fund (CVNM Education Fund) released the following statement from CVNMEF’s Juntos: Our Air, Our Water Program Coordinator Estefany González-Mendoza: “CVNM stands in support of New Mexico’s undocumented immigrant communities and families, and [read more…]


We’re hiring: Juntos Community Organizer

Title: Juntos Community Organizer Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt Reports to: CVNMEF Juntos Program Coordinator Description: Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) is a statewide nonprofit environmental organization that believes that protecting our environment begins with the people of New Mexico. We do this by engaging the people of New Mexico in our long-standing shared values [read more…]


Slashing Bears Ears National Monument is an attack on indigenous rights

“It’s just another slap in the face for a lot of us,” said Jonathan Nez, Vice President of the Navajo Nation in announcing five tribes have banded together to sue the Trump administration over its illegal decision to shrink Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent. Let these tribes know you support them. Sign our [read more…]


#GivingTuesdayNM: Help NM kids breathe easy

It’s Giving Tuesday, and we need your help to give New Mexican school kids a great gift: clean air and easy breathing. Give today and your gift will be TRIPLED! Hundreds of thousands of New Mexico schoolchildren breathe in toxic diesel fumes from school buses. Converting to clean electric buses that don’t spew exhaust would [read more…]


New Mexico wants Clean Buses for Healthy Niños – NM fact sheet

New Mexico Clean Buses Fact Sheet Dirty diesel school buses emit dangerous pollutants that kids breathe into their developing lungs, causing respiratory illnesses, aggravating asthma and exposing youth to cancer-causing pollutants. That’s why Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund’s program Juntos: Our Air, Our Water is calling on Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico [read more…]



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 [read more…]


Our statement regarding the 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 [read more…]


ACT NOW: Help NM go from dirty diesel to clean school buses

The NM Environment Department is holding public meetings over the next two weeks to help shape how we spend our $18 million from the Volkswagen settlement. You can lend your voice. Attend a public meeting to ask the Environment Department to transition New Mexico schools to electric buses. Dirty diesel school buses emit dangerous pollutants that [read more…]


Tell Pruit: We need the EPA methane rule NOW

  Trump’s EPA is putting a two-year hold on critical rules to reduce methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. We can’t wait for clean air. Submit public comment and demand that the EPA implement the methane rule on schedule.» Last week, a study confirmed (again) that New Mexico’s methane “hot spot” is largely [read more…]