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 in New Mexico is high

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Unmet demand in New Mexico is high as parents see key benefits from afterschool

75%

say afterschool keeps kids safe and out of trouble

72%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

83%

say afterschool helps kids build life skills

86%

say afterschool gives working parents peace of mind

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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 2020

9,951*

of kids enrolled in New Mexico afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$9,951,269

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2021

0

kids served in New Mexico

$0

to New Mexico

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

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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
NMOST Network (New Mexico Out of School Time)
1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-224-8324
msagbakken@nmost.org
http://www.nmost.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Melinda Franco
Teen Court of Lea County
517 W. Central Ave.
Lovington, NM 88260

franco.tclc@gmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Flo Trujillo
Farmington Public Library
2101 Farmington Ave
Farmington, NM 87401-7903
(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.

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