Five Days of Gender Justice Was a Huge Success

Thank you for joining us this past week for Five Days of Gender Justice, the digital launch campaign to share the findings, data and stories from our new two-part research report, The Heart of Gender Justice in New Mexico: Intersectionality, Economic Security, and Health Equity.The research was conducted in collaboration with a team from the University of New Mexico and includes voices from community dialogues as well as data analysis around women’s economic security and health by race and ethnicity. Below is a list of what we did, in case you missed anything!

Download the research reports for free on our website here.

Read a powerful op-ed in the Las Cruces Sun-Newshere from Sarah Silva, our Las Cruces based Advisory Board member and Executive Director of NM Comunidades en Acción y de Fé. You can also watch her TV appearance on KRWG

Listen to our radio podcast on KVSF The Voice of Santa Fehere.

Read our guest column in here.

Watch our TV segment on KOB’s Good Day New Mexicohere.

Read our recent article in the Green Fire Times here and the “My View” column about the report’s findings in the Santa Fe New Mexicanhere.

Take a look at our Facebook page here and Instagram page here, to see what we’ve been up to all week.

Find out how you can take action on our website here

Over the coming year, we plan to bring the research findings back to the participating communities and beyond. We also hope to share them with other funders as well as policymakers.

Join us at the New Mexico Voices for Children Annual Kids Count Conference on June 26th where we will be presenting the research findings along with community partners. We’ll also present the findings at the Women’s Funding Network international conference in San Francisco this fall.

A final take away from our Five Days of Gender Justice: To focus on gender justice is to acknowledge that race, class, history, immigration status, sexual identity and the environment have enormous and inextricable effects on health outcomes and quality of life for women and girls across the state. We believe that this is the heart of gender justice in New Mexico.

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