GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

Can You Support Prosperity Works on Giving Tuesday – November 28th & 29th?   We are excited to be part of the #GivingTuesdayNM coalition this year and invite you to join the movement. You can help by letting your friends, family, and colleagues that #GivingTuesdayNM is coming on November 28th & 29th. Prosperity Works believes that Personal, Social, and Financial assets give New...

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The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

Originally published in Poster Boyz, October 12, 2016, by Devon Jackson. For someone with no previous political experience, Alan Webber did way better than expected when running for governor back in 2014. Out of the five candidates in the democratic primary that year, he came in second to former state Attorney General Gary King (who went on to lose to incumbent Susana Martinez) and ahead of two...

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Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Originally published: Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 12:02am, Albuquerque Journal. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Washington-based think tanks that are generally on opposite sides of the ideological divide collaborated to find a consensus approach to reducing poverty in our nation. The plan, published last year by the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, emphasizes among other...

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Golf Tournament Next Thursday!

Golf Tournament Next Thursday!

Join us next Thursday, September 22, 2016, for the 4th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic! Starts at 1 p.m. Registration includes participation in a 4 person scramble, dinner, range balls and cart.  This will be an exciting tournament! Some other exciting perks to the tourney: It will be scramble tourney, a raffle will be associated with the tourney, and, yes, there will be...

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Development Director

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Development Director

Prosperity Works builds the capacity of families and organizations with personal, social and financial assets, and advocates for policies and practices that support economic prosperity for all New Mexicans. Our work is designed to free people from poverty by changing the systems that lead people into poverty and keep them there. It does this by helping low and moderate income populations create...

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The Story of Asset Building in New Mexico  

The Story of Asset Building in New Mexico  

The greatest promise of our nation is our people:  everyday Americans work hard and aspire to achieve the modest dream of making a living, providing for their families, and making a contribution to their community.  However, in this economic climate, our dreams are in danger as too many hard-working Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Some of us have savings, lines of credit,...

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Putt for Prosperity Works!!!

Putt for Prosperity Works!!!

Join us next Thursday, September 22, 2016, for the 4th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic! Starts at 1 p.m..  Registration includes participation in a 4 person scramble, dinner, range balls and cart.  This will be an exciting tournament! Some other exciting perks to the tourney: It will be scramble tourney, a raffle will be associated with the tourney, and, yes, there will be...

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CHASING THE DREAM: Building Family Assets

CHASING THE DREAM: Building Family Assets

Originally aired May 20, 2016 on NM PBS, NM In Focus – Last Friday, PBS, New Mexico in Focus, & correspondent Megan Kamerick brought us an inside look at the IDA Program and the Child Savings Accounts program and how participants have seen changes in their lives that go far beyond greater financial security. Highlighted are some individuals and families in New Mexico that are using, or...

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Sarah Silverman has it right!

Sarah Silverman has it right!

Hello there~   Recently Sarah Silverman asked her 8.26 million followers to invent an app that rounds up your change and sends it to causes – take a look: Sarah Silverman has it right!   And then… she discovered the new tool that Prosperity Works is using to collect spare change called MyChange:   Prosperity Works is partnering with MyChange because Sarah is right – if we all...

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Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Originally published: Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 12:02am, Albuquerque Journal. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Washington-based think tanks that are generally on opposite sides of the ideological divide collaborated to find a consensus approach to reducing poverty in our nation.   The plan, published last year by the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, emphasizes among...

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