We bring to each county’s leaders and stakeholders a process of problem-solving, brainstorming, learning, mobilizing, capacity-building and innovating, all with the support of state-of-the-art technology. Locally, the Institute’s 100% New Mexico initiative helps guide collaborative efforts using the critical steps of assessing barriers to services, planning focused on identifying proven strategies to increase service access, action that builds infrastructure, and evaluation to measure increases in service access to the ten vital services shown to empower all families and communities.
Concept #1: Mission – What are the key components of the 100% New Mexico initiative?
The 100% New Mexico initiative’s mission is to ensure that 100% of our children, students, families and communities have the vital services to thrive.
Concept #2: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
We collaborate with community members across the county to support and strengthen families to ensure safe childhoods and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which are ten forms of abuse and neglect that children and youth endure, occurring inside the home, instigated by adult household members and other adults inside the home. ACEs can lead to […]
Concept #3: Social Adversity
With Katherine Ortega Courtney, PhD and Dominic Cappello We can see how social adversity means barriers to the ten vital services for surviving and thriving, as well as racism, classism and discrimination. Adversity may also come in the form of lack of access to the internet and living in regions where there are no jobs […]
Concept #4: Social Determinants of Health
The research focused on the social determinants of health tells us that our community environment shapes our lives and impacts our future.
Concept #5: Historical Trauma
Historical trauma is a form of social injustice and a burden to those who live in communities with a long history of oppression, discrimination and violence.
Concept #6: 10 Vital Services for Surviving and Thriving
With Katherine Ortega Courtney, PhD and Dominic Cappello We can prevent most social challenges by ensuring that 100% of residents have access to ten vital surviving and thriving services. Barriers to these services lead to our most costly public health and education challenges.