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Con Alma 2018 Annual Report 07/26/2019

As in previous years, we remain committed to our support of organizations that focus on underserved populations. We work with Border Philanthropy Partnership to advance health equity through leadership, collaboration and philanthropy in the border region, and with the UNM Transdisciplinary Research, Equity and Engagement (UNM TREE Center) to advance behavioral health.

We continued collaborating with nonprofits and other stakeholders through a W.K. Kellogg Foundation two-year grant aimed at strengthening our fragile health-care safety net and bolstering health reform efforts. By bringing diverse groups of people together, we are strengthening relationships with organizations focused on health issues and creating successful networks to guide policy makers and stakeholders in how they can best support our children and families as well as advocate for the health needs of all.

For this year’s report we chose the theme, New Mexico Counts, to highlight the critical importance of every New Mexican being counted in the upcoming 2020 Census. Our work with other funders included urging the federal government to not add a citizenship question, which would have undermined the accuracy of the count here and across the country. Our advocacy reflects our mission to improve the health status of New Mexicans and be aware of and respond to the health rights and needs of our culturally diverse population. Our center spread provides information about our efforts and what you can do to get every New Mexican counted.

As always, we must credit our grantees, funding partners, committed staff and members of our Board of Trustees and Community Advisory Committee. We appreciate your time and dedication in helping us achieve our goal of improving health in New Mexico.

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Census 2020

https://conalma.org/beyond-grantmaking/census-2020/
As a foundation that seeks to improve the health of our state’s diverse communities, Con Alma supports a fair and accurate census count of all who call New Mexico home. Visit our Census 2020 page for resources and information on how you can be more involved in this crucial effort: https://conalma.org/beyond-grantmaking/census-2020/

Health Equity in New Mexico Through the ACA

Achieving Equity in Health  for Children and Families  in New Mexico Through the Affordable Care Act
Con Alma Health Foundation released a report assessing how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been implemented in New Mexico. This comprehensive study focuses on ACA measures intended to increase health equity, in which everyone has an equal chance at living a healthy life regardless of a person’s ethnicity, income or zip code.

Click here to learn more.


Interactive Maps

New Mexico Children and 
Health Insurance Coverage

http://conalma.org/nm-children-and-insurance-maps/

The Affordable Care Act includes provisions that focus on improving quality of care for racial and ethnic minorities. In New Mexico about 70 percent of children are of color, and almost a third of children live in poverty. Interactive maps are available that detail seven categories of children’s insurance coverage by county. These maps are a useful tool for anyone interested in learning more about the insurance coverage of New Mexico’s children by such categories as race, place, gender and income.

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