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Dr. Sanchez, Dr. Powers, and Brooke Abrams Publish on State of Black NM

Departmental News

Posted:  Feb 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Political science professors Dr. Gabriel Sanchez and Dr. Kathy Powers, along with graduate student Brooke Abrams recently published the policy brief "The State of Blacks in New Mexico: The Demographic Profile and Economic Well-Being of the Black Community As Reflected by the 'Data Hub'". The brief is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the New Mexico Office of African American Affairs. It identifies inequality in home ownership as a major factor for the Black community in the state. This brief highlights the power of the new Data Hub that provides policy makers and advocates with data specific to the Black community in New Mexico.

Click here for the full brief.