CYFD Headline Highlights: March 2012


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.


Not Enough Families: Foster Children Nearly Double in Valencia County

By Matt Andazola, Albuquerque Journal - Sunday, March 4, 2012
Less than 20 homes are currently available for Valencia County's 200-plus children in foster care.

Gov. Cheers Free Summer Meal Plan

By Hailey Heinz, Albuquerque Journal - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Governor Susana Martinez speaks out on behalf of CYFD- and federally funded summer food service program which benefits the state's low-income children.

No Place Like Home

By Jenny Kane, Farmington Daily Times - Sunday, March 18, 2012
Brenda Valle is just one example of the great foster parents who we rely on every day, in every part of New Mexico.

Road to Redemption: "We Keep Busy"

By Eric Heinz, Sangre de Cristo Chronicle - Monday, March 19, 2012
Juveniles in detention learn lessons and life skills at Eagle Nest Reintegration Center.

Farmington Summer Lunch Sponsors Needed by CYFD

By Jenny Kane, Farmington Daily Times - Monday, March 26, 2012
Sponsors, locations are needed to help distribute healthy, nutritious meals to children in need.

More American Indian Foster Parents Needed

By The Editorial Board, Farmington Daily Times - Thursday, March 29, 2012
CYFD is having a tough time finding enough native families for native youth in its system.