New Mexico First is a public policy organization that engages people in important issues facing their state or community. Established in 1986, we offer unique town halls and forums that create recommendations for policymakers and the public. New Mexico First also produces nonpartisan policy reports on critical issues, such as water, education, healthcare, the economy, and energy. Our research and facilitation services are available to public and private entities. Contact us to learn more.

SPOTLIGHTS

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April 15-16, 2014
Albuquerque
Over 300 New Mexicans came together in April 2014 to develop a smart, actionable platform of recommendations on water policy. Participants addressed water management, planning, drought, law, watershed restoration, conservation and more. Read the report today!

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July 19, 2014
Albuquerque
The City of Albuquerque 2014 Goals Forum is the main source of resident input into the city’s goal setting process. Participants at the forum played a vital role by describing the future Albuquerque they would like to see.

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May 3rd
Placitas
The community forum provided the people of Placitas an opportunity to offer feedback on suggestions developed by the Free-Roaming Horses of Placitas Task Force.

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Join for $25,
or $10 for students
Become a member of New Mexico First today! Help us continue to support a vibrant and healthy democracy in our state. Your membership supports our work with youth and adults.

KEY FACTS
How do our town
halls work?

In New Mexico First town halls, the focus is on you, the participants - what you think, what you've experienced, what you need. You are the experts here.

How do we make a
difference?

Our town halls produce concrete, doable recommendations for changes in public policy. From education to economic growth to water policy, implemented reforms have made a real difference in our New Mexico.

What can we do for
you?

Communities, organizations, and businesses around the state call on New Mexico First when they need to incorporate citizen, member, or employee input into their planning.

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