HEAL Fund Convening

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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
  2. Land Acknowledgement - Nelsy Dominguez
  3. Introduction of Secretary Ortiz-Wertheim – Allan Oliver
  4. Secretary Ortiz-Wertheim:  Context Setting/Overview and Current Trends
  5. Panel Discussion – Rashad Mahmood, New Mexico Local News Fund, to moderate
    • Jennifer Landau, New Mexico Immigrant Law Center, HEAL Fund grantee
    • Pastor George Miller, El Calvario United Methodist Church, HEAL Fund grantee
    • Dr. Judith (Judy) Barnstone, New Mexico Highlands University (Co-Author, Eligible but Excluded report co-author)
  6. Philanthropy Call to Engage – Chamiza Pacheco de Alas, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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 27th, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Phone: (505) 401-7444

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