New Mexico Voices for Children awards ‘Raising New Mexico’ project.
Ed Williams speaks with Radio Cafe’s Mary-Charlotte Domandi about his investigation into NM’s treatment foster care system.
The 11-year-old boy’s explanation didn’t make sense. He had shown up Sept. 25, 2017, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington — purple bruises covering his body, ligature marks on his neck, a patch of hair ripped from his head and black eyes so badly swollen he couldn’t latch his glasses behind his ears. […]
UNM Law Professor Maryam Ahranjani proposes a sensible national response to the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting.
On her third day alone in the house, 7-year-old Linda Fritts slept in her safe place in the closet. She arranged the shelves and fashioned a nest for herself atop a chest of drawers. “I would take stuffed animals in there and my books in there,” she says now. She read by flashlight, Nancy Drew or The Boxcar […]
For almost 30 years, New Mexico has maintained an iron grip on the bottom rung of key rankings. Why is it that even when the state makes improvements in education, health care or the economy, we barely budge? Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks the 50 states on issues of child well-being. The […]
Addressing our problems will without question require massive investment. Failure to do so will cost the state far more.