ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

The New Mexico Black Leadership Council (NMBLC) is a 501C3 nonprofit organization that serves as a hub to create a viable and sustainable social profit sector designed to serve the black community in the state of New Mexico. 

We follow recommendations gathered from the African American Community Economic Transformation Study (AACETS) Report (2014). 

 

FOUNDING

BOARD

&

ADVISORY

GROUP

CATHRYN

MCGILL

Founder/Director, New Mexico Black history Organizing Committee, New Mexico Black Leadership Council

President, New Mexico Black Leadership Council. Founder, Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque and The Syndicate

SHAWNA

BROWN

OUR FOCUS 

The NMBLC will focus on building capacity in four key areas: Tourism + Cultural Vibrancy, Health (Physical, Behavioral, and Financial), Positive Youth Development + Leadership, and Civic Engagement. Additionally, the NMBLC will create an Ad Hoc Advisory space to include coordinated efforts for the 2020 Census and the Violence Intervention + Prevention Project (VIPP). 

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DR. WANDA

PADILLA

ANTAVIUS

GREATHOUSE

Board Member, New Mexico Black Leadership Council, CEO - A Better Life Now, Holistic Health and Healing Life Coach 

Board Member, New Mexico Black Leadership Council, Independent Licensed Financial Planner

Alex Rogers

Mortgage Broker & Financial Wellness Educator

Shannon Moreau

New Mexico Black History Organizing Committee Content Development, Manager

Dr. Stephanie McIver

Founder, NM Black mental Health Coalition, Co-Founder, Roots Summer Leadership Academy, Director of Counseling, University of New Mexico Student Health & Counseling Center

Newton Robinson

Founder, Community Mentor Network

Dr. Finnie Coleman

Tenured Professor, University of New Mexico, President UNM Faculty Senate

Kyran Worrell

African American Museum and Cultural Center Board Member, Faculty Support Supervisor, University of New Mexico Law School

Will Williams

Violence Intervention Prevention 

Project, Manager Hospitality Industry

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NEW MEXICO

BLACK LEADERSHIP

COUNCIL

 

CATALYZING A THRIVING BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN SOCIAL PROFIT SECTOR

Office Location:

1258 Ortiz SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108

Phone: (505) 407-6784

Email: info@nmblc.og

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