CVNM Blog


Juntos speaks up about education inequity. Why? Because it’s all connected.

Recently, CVNM Education Fund’s program Juntos: Our Air, Our Water joined Global 505 for a press conference to call on the Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) to hold true to their policy passed by the APS School Board unanimously in 2012 of supporting equitable and effective systems and utilizing the histories and cultures of our families [read more…]


We’re hiring: Campaigns Director

Title: Campaigns Director Status: Full-time, Exempt Reports to: Deputy Director of Programs Purpose & Background: Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNM Education Fund) is a statewide nonprofit environmental organization that believes in engaging the people of New Mexico in our long-standing shared values of protecting our air, land, water and the health of our [read more…]


We’re hiring: Northern New Mexico Community Organizer

Title: Northern New Mexico Community Organizer Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt Reports to: Campaigns Director Description: Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNM Education Fund) 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 [read more…]


Updated: We’re hiring: Grant County Community Organizer

Title: Grant County Community Organizer Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt Reports to: Campaigns Director Description: Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNM Education Fund) 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 [read more…]


RFP: Western New Mexico Program Rural Organizing Contractor

Request for Proposal Western New Mexico Program Rural Organizing Contractor Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNM Education Fund) 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 [read more…]


RFP: Environmental Alliance of New Mexico Collaborative Facilitation & Management

Request for Proposals Collaborative Facilitation & Management – Environmental Alliance of New Mexico Project Summary & Background The Environmental Alliance of New Mexico (EANM) is a statewide collaborative of nearly three dozen organizations that works to foster a more strategic conservation policy community in New Mexico. EANM accomplishes this by expanding the conservation community’s collective [read more…]


Second Annual Renewable Energy Festival in Northern New Mexico

By Elisa Lucero Ah, spring in New Mexico. The sun is shining, and, like clockwork, the wind is blowing. This is precisely what places New Mexico in the perfect position to lead the nation when it comes to clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar. A number of visionary leaders, institutions and community members worked [read more…]


NMED backs “clean diesel” but there’s No. Such. Thing.

This is so beyond unacceptable. When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) busted Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions standards, my community and I were relieved to see that our state would receive funds to fight diesel pollution. But Governor Susana Martinez’s Environment Department (NMED) just released its plan for New Mexico’s portion of the money, [read more…]


Want a Superfund site with your coffee?

By Liliana Castillo, CVNM Communications Director On a recent windy and bright Wednesday morning in New Mexico, I left my house in Santa Fe at 6 am and drove out to Church Rock near Gallup to hear firsthand from community members who live a stone’s throw from the largest release of radioactive material in U.S. [read more…]


Community meeting on efforts to address uranium pollution

You’re invited to join us Friday, March 23rd as we share updates on community efforts to address uranium pollution in McKinley County by pushing for a local uranium task force to assess the impacts of historic mine waste and threats of new mining. Panelists include: Larry King with Eastern Navajo Dine Against Uranium Mining, Anna [read more…]