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Workshop takes nonprofits beyond the boardroom

Tuesday, December 27, 2016; Silver City, NM: Nonprofits are navigating a time of immense need from the communities they serve, while pursing ways to build long-term viability in the toughest of economic times, according to the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s most recent State of the Nonprofit Sector Report. The analysis says […]


FORWARD NM Quarterly Newsletter (Oct-Nov-Dec 2016)

FORWARD NM wraps up the year on a high note with our Dream Makers Clubs in full swing and helping the fall rotations of future health care providers experience the wonder that is rural medicine! Our Dream Makers is an after-school club sponsored by University of New Mexico Office for […]


Nonprofit Resource Group’s 2017 Training Calendar

Each year, The NonProfit Resource Group develops a series of alternating workshops and brown bag lunches for nonprofit organizations, based on the responses to our annual survey on the needs of nonprofits in southwest New Mexico. Our one-hour brown bag lunches are free, and our workshops last from three to four hours and […]


CHI Associate Director recognized as Community Star

November 17, 2016; Silver City, NM:  The spotlight of National Rural Health Day shined brightly on Silver City, as long time nonprofit leader Susan Wilger was selected as a “Community Star” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), which sponsors the national observance day. According to […]


Health Education Centers promote rural practice in primary care

A new project report from Rural and Remote Health Journal , by JD Taylor and SE Goletz, found that health education centers (AHEC) promote interest in rural practice in medical students. CHI hosts the regional AHEC in southern New Mexico, part of our efforts to promote health education in rural communities. […]


Advocacy workshop a boon to nonprofits

Thursday, October 20, 2016; Silver City, NM: Grant County’s nonprofits offer a wide-spectrum of vital services to residents, without which the community wouldn’t be as vibrant, or as comfortable of a place to live. But many of the region’s nonprofits face an unpredictable future with the extended economic downturn, and […]


UP! Coalition Partners

Our community partners support UP! Coalition’s efforts to create a drug-free Doña County. Our partner’s aid and commitment makes UP! Coalition the success it has become. Business The Wright Group Inc. (TWGI) Tacom Printing Community Edward Rubin, Psy.D. Civic and Volunteer Groups Women’s Intercultural Center Health Care Professionals Mesilla Valley Hospital Law […]


Unified Prevention Coalition for Doña Ana County

The Unified Prevention (UP!) Coalition for Doña Ana County is a collective partnership effort focused on preventing substance use and abuse among youth and young adults in Doña Ana County. MISSION to build community collaboration around efforts to reduce and/or prevent youth drug and alcohol use and abuse, address factors that […]


Advocacy workshop a boon to nonprofits

Thursday, October 20, 2016; Silver City, NM: Grant County’s nonprofits offer a wide-spectrum of vital services to residents, without which the community wouldn’t be as vibrant, or as comfortable of a place to live. But many of the region’s nonprofits face an unpredictable future with the extended economic downturn, and […]


FORWARD NM Quarterly Newsletter (July-August-September, 2016)

Southwest Center for Health Innovation’s FORWARD NM program had a very busy summer. FORWARD NM hosted 4 top performing summer academies with the help of Gila Regional Medical Center, Hidalgo Medical Services, Western New Mexico University, Freeport- McMoRan, and the McCune Foundation.  Each academy successfully aimed to provide students with […]