CYFD Headline Highlights: September 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.


Heart Gallery Comes to Peppers Supermarket

By Terry Meyers, Deming Headlight - Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013
An exhibit display of photographs of children in need of adoptive homes now has a prominent place in Deming.

Officials: Early Response to Visitation Program Excellent

By Steve Hansen, Quay County Sun - Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013
New home visiting program aims to improve child well-being in Quay County.

Education Chief Touts New Preschool Plan on Bus Tour

By Robert Nott, Santa Fe New Mexican - Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
Preschool for All program would infuse federal funding to support PreK programs across the state.

Picking a Preschool

By Elaine Briseno, Albuquerque Journal - Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013
Finding the right preschool is an important decision in preparing children for kindergarten and beyond, and CYFD offers resources to help.

Rough Life in Gallup

Navajo Times - Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Op-ed written by an anonymous juvenile on probation gives insight to the challenges faced by today's New Mexico youth.

Gov. Susana Martinez Hosts a Town Hall Meeting

By Duane Barbati, Alamogordo Daily News - Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
Governor on hand to unveil the latest portrait exhibit of children and youth awaiting foster homes, on display at the Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center.

Governor Unveils Heart Gallery in Two Locations in Alamogordo

By Duane Barbati, Alamogordo Daily News - Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
Two newest portrait galleries are hoped to raise awareness of children in state custody awaiting adoptive homes.

Teen's Mission to Help Foster Kids Inspires Santa Fe Inn

By Heather Mills, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - Monday, Sept. 30, 2013
Inn & Spa at Loretto joining in to help collect luggage for children in foster care.