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The Center’s Mission

The New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty is dedicated to advancing economic and social justice through education, advocacy and litigation. We work with low-income New Mexicans to improve living conditions, increase opportunities and protect the rights of people living in poverty.

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Support Our Work

Each year, the Center generates changes to laws, policies, and programs that secure opportunities for tens of thousands of New Mexicans. Your tax-deductible donation to the NM Center on Law and Poverty will further this work to ensure that all of our families have access to food, healthcare, a quality education, housing, fair working conditions and economic security.

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Paid Sick Leave

Workers' Rights

The Center works to advance policy changes to provide paid sick leave for all workers.

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Immigrants Rights and Public Benefits

Healthcare, Public Benefits

Applying for public benefits such as Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps) and cash assistance, like TANF and GA, is often a confusing process. For immigrants, the system is even more complicated.

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Workers Rights during COVID-19

Workers' Rights

5 things you should know about your rights as a worker Unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 crisis As of April 1, 2020, you have a right to paid leave for COVID-19 reasons Worker ...

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Education

Education is the single most important investment that New Mexico can make in its health, strength, and prosperity. Yet, year after year, our state ranks at the bottom nationally in

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New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty

924 Park Avenue, SW
Suite C
Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 255-2840 tel.  |   (505) 255-2778 fax
contact@nmpovertylaw.org

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