CYFD Headline Highlights: February 2015


Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.


Bill seeks $300,000 to aid abuse victims with animals

By Staci Matlock, Santa Fe New Mexican - Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Proposed Senate bill would fund Companion Animal Rescue Effort as part of domestic violence initiative.

Child protection measures should become NM laws

Editorial, Mountain View Telegraph - Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Editorial describes importance of three prosposed bills that, if passed, will help further protect New Mexico children.

PreK can accommodate 80 new students

By Brian Marshall, Deming Public Schools, Deming Headlight - Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
Additional funding for joint CYFD/PED program provides more learning opportunities for 4-year-olds in Deming.

CYFD looking for more foster families

Roswell Daily Record - Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Attention brought to foster care shortage in Roswell.

Pizza fundraiser to benefit kids in foster care

By Martha Mauritson, Carlsbad Current-Argus - Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Eddy County Foster Parent Association teams up with four local pizza restaurants to generate donations for supplies for children in temporary state custody.

Diversion program described for Lincoln County juveniles

By Dianne Stallings, Ruidoso News - Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Lincoln County Juvenile Justice Board provides programs to steer local youth on the right path and away from trouble.

Logan returns to PreK initiative to prepare youngest

By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun - Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Quay County preschool to provide proven, state-funded pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds.