Category: Rio Arriba


Open Contractor Position: Rio Arriba Community Organizer

Open Contractor Position: Rio Arriba Community Organizer Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF) 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 of protecting our air, land, water and the health of our communities. We do [read more…]


Northern New Mexico Activists in the Roundhouse

Josa (left) is an activist with our sister organization CVNM Education Fund’s Northern New Mexico Organizing program working on oil and gas issues impacting health in Rio Arriba. Today, she joined our organizer Valerie Romero for Acequia Day at the State Capitol for the first time and got a tour in English and Spanish. Here’s [read more…]


Panel: Latino Community Advocacy on Clean Air Issues

Please join Southwest Organizing Project, JUNTOS, HECHO and Hispanic Access Foundation for a panel discussion to share experiences, advocating for and empowering their communities on the issues of air quality and BLM Methane Rule. When: 9 am to 11 am, Saturday, Aug. 27 Where: Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105 Panelists: [read more…]


Thank you for supporting strong methane rules for New Mexico!

I can’t thank you enough for taking time out of your busy day to submit public comment to the Bureau of Land Management, urging them to create a strong rule to reduce methane emissions into the air we breathe and minimize waste! Your voice is critical to making this happen. Recently, the oil and gas [read more…]


Add your voice: strong super pollutant rules right for NM

So many people attended BLM’s Farmington hearing on a new proposed rule to curb methane emissions that the room had to be moved – twice – to accommodate the crowd. While hundreds of oil and gas workers were bussed in to attend the hearing, the citizens who spoke were 2 to 1 in favor of [read more…]