CYFD Headline Highlights: March 2013


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.


Healthy Start Moves Full-Speed Ahead with Funding

By Matt Robinson, The Deming Headlight - Thursday, March 7, 2013
Luna County program which provides outreach to pregnant women and parents has received nearly $450,000 in funds from CYFD.

Feds on Childhood Obesity in Mescalero

By Jim Kalvelage, Ruidoso News - Thursday, March 14, 2013
Federal funds are slated for four New Mexico tribal communities to encourage children to eat healthy and be active.

U.S. Border Patrol's Alamogordo Station See Its First Class of At-Risk Youth Pass with Flying Colors

By Duane Barbati, Alamogordo Daily News - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Program offered by U.S. Border Patrol provides at-risk youth with an understanding of the impact that criminal behavior could have on their future.

Truancy Crackdown for Deming Schools

By Matt Robinson, The Deming Headlight - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Juvenile probation officers are part of a community effort to combat excessive absences and the possible issues that may contribute to them.

Governor Signs Bill to Protect Foster Children

By the Associated Press, as published by the Albuquerque Journal - Thursday, March 28, 2013
New law will allow CYFD to more quickly establish safe temporary homes for children coming into emergency protective custody.