Fenix Garcia Young

As a paralegal, Fenix Garcia Young assists in litigation proceedings with NMCLP’s Economic Equity, Education, Healthcare, Workers’ Rights, and Public Benefits teams. A proud New Mexican of Hispanic heritage from northern New Mexico, Fenix is in his fourth year at the University of New Mexico’s Robert O. Anderson School of Management where he is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Fenix has worked for multiple criminal defense attorneys in New Mexico and plans on attending law school in the fall of 2023. Fenix is passionate about helping others and plans on furthering his education and work experience to be a contributing member in his community.

AS in Business
AS in Paralegal Studies
Paralegal Certification

Feliz Baca

Feliz Baca (she/her/hers/ella) is a proud Nuevo Mexicana Chicana from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She holds a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Middlebury College in Vermont with a focus on Critical Race Theory and Gender Studies. Feliz is in her second year at University of New Mexico School of Public Administration where she is pursuing her Masters in Public Administration. Feliz’s career has spanned across non-profit, higher education, and local governmental realms which has given her a plethora of knowledge and experience in working with diverse public service professions. Most importantly, based on her personal and professional experience, Feliz is passionate about social, economic, and racial justice, and she is committed to fighting for justice for children, youth, and families across New Mexico and beyond.

Kelsey O’Keefe

Ms. O’Keefe was a non-profit arts administrator before making the switch to civil legal services in 2014 when she joined the Center’s Development team. Previously, she was the General Manager of Keshet Dance Company and was central to the company’s successful capital campaign and expansion into the Keshet Center for the Arts. Before moving to Albuquerque in 2009, she was the Audience Services Manager for the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, MN.

She is a proud member of Mother Road Theatre Company.

B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of Minnesota –Twin Cities