Albuquerque Journal: Advocates of early childhood proposal vow to keep trying

CHI St. Joseph's Children vigil - ABQ Journal

“Years of disappointment haven’t dimmed his optimism. Allen Sánchez – president of the nonprofit group CHI St. Joseph’s Children and executive director of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops – isn’t giving up on the proposed constitutional amendment for early childhood programs, even as it’s set to die this year in the Senate Finance Committee, without a hearing.” See … Read More

NM in Depth: Nearly 20% of NM kids have multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences


“Allen Sanchez, CEO for CHI St. Joseph’s Children, which provides free home visiting services in New Mexico, testified last week in front of the Senate Education Committee in support of a resolution that would take an extra 1 percent distribution from the Land Grant Permanent Fund for early childhood education programs, including home visiting. ‘If a child is in the … Read More

KOB: Demonstrators push lawmakers on education funding

CHI children martching - KOB

“SANTA FE, N.M. — A march in front of the Roundhouse Thursday sought to push lawmakers to take action that could lead to a change in education. The One Thousand Kid March was put together by Invest in Kids Now and CHI St. Joseph’s Children. They want the Legislature to pass a bill that would put a constitutional amendment on … Read More