AFTERSCHOOL IN

New Mexico


Afterschool programs in New Mexico keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in New Mexico is high

54k

In 2019, 53,964 children (16%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in New Mexico

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

75%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

86%

Giving working parents peace of mind

64%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

83%

Helping kids build
life skills

78%

Providing kids physical activity

New Mexico parents strongly support afterschool

92%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2023

$9,981,013

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Learn More about Afterschool in New Mexico

New Mexico Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

May Sagbakken
New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network
1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
msagbakken@nmost.org
https://nmost.org

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Flo Trujillo
FPL/NWNMAC
100 West Broadway
Farmington, NM 87401
505-599-1261
flotrujillonm@gmail.com

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Sen Tom Udall (D-NM)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

TAKE ACTION!

Tell Congress to save New Mexico's afterschool programs!

Sign the petition to support afterschool!

Donate $10 to help 4 kids have afterschool