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Revamping the Bernalillo County Re-Entry Center

Posted: Feb 17, 2019 - 12:00am

MPP Students had the opportunity to visit the Bernalillo County Resource Re-entry Center on January 30. The Center opened last spring, and offers a “soft landing” for those being released from the Metropolitan Detention Center. The Cente...read more

Increased Investments in Early Childhood Education in New Mexico White Paper

Posted: Jan 27, 2019 - 12:00am

The Master of Public Policy program director helped to create this UNM Economics Department White Paper about the Increased Investments in Early Childhood Education in New Mexico.  Check it out! https://econ.unm.edu/common/documents/cataly...read more

The Intersection of Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice | Julie Baca

Posted: Dec 26, 2018 - 12:00am

MPP students had the opportunity to talk with Julie Baca this week about Bernalillo County’s Behavioral Health Initiative. Baca is the Bernalillo County Manager, a position she has held since 2015. Baca recounted how voters backed the idea of ...read more

The Intersection of Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice | Julie Baca

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 - 12:00am

MPP students had the opportunity to talk with Julie Baca this week about Bernalillo County’s Behavioral Health Initiative. Baca is the Bernalillo County Manager, a position she has held since 2015. Baca recounted how voters backed the idea of ...read more

Rebecca Rae talks about the importance of community in research

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 - 12:00am

In community-based participatory research (CBPR), community members are involved in all aspects of the research project, including choosing the research question, collecting the data, and interpreting results. And unlike most academic projects, CBPR...read more

Making a Difference through Indigenous Education

Posted: Oct 20, 2018 - 12:00am

MPP students had the opportunity to talk with Kristin Szczepaniec this week about her experience as a policy analyst for NACA Inspired Schools Network (NISN).  Ms. Szczepaniec majored in Economics at Notre Dame and joined Teach for America in L...read more

LFC Deputy Director Charles Sallee Promotes Legislating for Results

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Policy analysts at the New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) want legislators to adopt policies based on hard data. But it is sometimes a challenge for numbers to win out over a constituent’s compelling personal story. Deputy Director...read more

James Lewis Visits the MPP

Posted: Mar 01, 2018 - 12:00am

On March 1st James Lewis came to speak with the UNM policy seminar. Mr. Lewis has a wealth of experience from his extensive career in public service, beginning in 1970 as a Military Police Officer for the U.S. Army and including, among many other po...read more

Fred Nathan Speaks with the MPP

Posted: Mar 01, 2018 - 12:00am

Fred Nathan, the director of Think New Mexico, came to speak with the Policy Seminar at UNM on February 23rd. Mr. Nathan shared the story of his entry into working on policy and the founding of Think New Mexico. Mr. Nathan attended law school before...read more

Dr. Bill Taylor Speaks with MPP

Posted: Feb 08, 2018 - 12:00am

UNM’s Policy seminar was joined by Bill Taylor on February 8 th  via Zoom to discuss the CVS model of policy analysis and guide the seminar in applying the model to three cases of public policy. Dr. Taylor is the Dean of the Business Scho...read more

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