Tag Archives: Taos

A Glimpse into Renewable Taos

By Franklin Ortega This week I had the rare opportunity to sit in on a meeting of Renewable Taos in the Taos County Administration Building. This dedicated group of movers and shakers, on the verge of gaining 501(c)(3) non-profit designation, … Continue reading

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Challenges Non-Profits face in Taos, NM

By Franklin Ortega Looking at the beautiful scenery of Taos, NM, it’s hard to imagine the struggles facing many of its residents. With a total population of 5,716, this rural town faces issues with poverty, cultural/social clashes, and threats to … Continue reading

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Amigos Bravos…Because Water Matters

This week students met with Brian Shields and Swanie Morris, founders and directors of Amigos Bravos, a Taos-based nonprofit that has been protecting and restoring New Mexico rivers since 1988. Shields explained the long, arduous process of securing federal protection … Continue reading

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