HEAL Fund Convening

HEAL Fund (Healthy Entry for Asylee Lives) partners and grantees addressing asylee support in New Mexico.  This is a virtual event.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about:

  • The needs of asylees in New Mexico
  • The support being provided by nonprofit partners
  • Ways to engage in this community effort

Event Agenda

  1. Welcome – JoAnn Melchor, New Mexico Foundation
  2. Land Acknowledgement – Nelsy Dominguez, Con Alma Health Foundation
  3. Opening Address – Bianca Ortiz Wertheim, New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  4. Panel Discussion – Rashad Mahmood, New Mexico Local News Fund to moderate; Panelists to be announced
  5. Additional speakers to be announced

HEAL Fund partners

  • Con Alma Heath Foundation
  • Groundworks New Mexico
  • Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • New Mexico First
  • New Mexico Foundation
  • Santa Fe Community Foundation
  • Thornburg Foundation
  • U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Grantees (as of August 31, 2021)

  • Albuquerque Faith Works Collaborative
  • Border Servant Corps
  • Colores United
  • El Calvario United Methodist Church
  • Las Cumbres Community Services
  • New Mexico Immigrant Law Center
  • Santa Fe Dreamers Project


October 27, 2021 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Phone: (505) 401-7444

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