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Albuquerque Reads Wins Grant: United Way of Central New Mexico Awards More than $15K to Chamber Literacy Partnership With APS

Last week, the Chamber received notification that United Way of Central New Mexico made an award of more than $15,000 to support Albuquerque Reads, the …

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Leadership Albuquerque hears from Electric Playhouse CEO John Mark Collins during lunch at the Downtown venue as part of the cohort's 'Downtown Transformation Day'

Downtown Transformation Day: Leadership Albuquerque Class Hears From Developers, City Officials, and Experts on Homelessness, Crime, and Plans for Growth in Downtown Area

Last week, the Chamber’s 2018-2019 Leadership Albuquerque cohort heard from developers, business leaders, city officials, and non-profits as they traveled across Downtown Albuquerque as part …

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Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez calls for strengthening pre-trial detention procedures

‘Expectations Have Not Been Met’: Chamber Backs D.A. Proposal to Strengthen Pre-Trial Detention of Serious Defendants

On behalf of the Chamber’s Board, President and CEO Terri Cole yesterday joined Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez to call for new constitutional language …

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Chamber VP of Investor Relations and Business Development Sterling Donner joins staff and management of the new Murphy Express location on Wyoming and Constitution in NE Albuquerque

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting Events For New Murphy Express, NAPA Dental Locations

The Chamber recently hosted ribbon cuttings for two new business locations in Albuquerque, joining owners, staff, customers, and local celebrities to celebrate their grand openings. …

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PNM President and CEO Pat Vincent-Collawn presents to the Chamber's June Board Meeting on energy usage trends in New Mexico over the last decade

Powering New Mexico’s Future: Chamber Board Meeting Features PNM Presentation on State’s Energy Outlook

The Chamber’s June Board of Directors Meeting — the last of the 2018-2019 program year — featured a presentation from Chamber Board Chair and PNM …

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2019 Legislative Summary: Chamber Releases Report on Outcomes of Latest Legislative Session

The Chamber this week released its 2019 New Mexico Legislative Summary, highlighting the successes, challenges, and major policy changes resulting from an historic and eventful …

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Manufactured goods at the Santa Teresa border crossing in Southern NM

The Future of Trade: Chamber Signs On To Letter From Coalition Supporting Approval of US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

A coalition of hundreds of national, state, and municipal business organizations and chambers of commerce — including the Greater Albuquerque Chamber and the United States …

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Senior Airman Nicole Scott (above) says that her grandmother was a teacher, and that she believes in her giving her time, and that the military believes strongly in community outreach and volunteering. Nicole describes tutoring with ABQ Reads is an “awesome experience! All the staff were super friendly. The kids were really fun to be around, and I really liked seeing them learn and absorb everything.”

Albuquerque Reads Volunteer Spotlights: Join Leaders From Across the Community as an ABQ Reads Literacy Tutor

Albuquerque Reads, the Chamber’s partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools to pair reading tutors from the community with students at some of the highest-needs elementary schools, …

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The Future of Accountability in Schools: New Report Calls for Stability in Testing, Meaningful Measurements of Student Progress

A new joint report from two New Mexico education advocacy organizations, NMKidsCAN and Teach Plus, highlighted the progress that the state has made over the …

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Matt Pahl, Executive Director of Public Charter Schools of New Mexico, makes a presentation detailing the progress and challenges facing charters in New Mexico

Chamber Board Hears From Charter Leaders on Student Results, School Expansions, and Challenges

Weeks ahead of the start of the 2019-2020 school year, the Chamber’s July Board meeting featured presentations from leaders in the state’s charter school movement …

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