Barrio Unidos in the News:
Volunteer Spotlight: Barrios Unido[s] (New Mexico Association of Grantmakers)
July 22, 2020
"For many nonprofit organization, COVID-19 has presented a new set of challenges, but for Barrios Unidos, a grassroots nonprofit organization located in Chimayo, NM, the pandemic has highlighted the dedication and commitment or their volunteers."
'We Should Have Embraced Addiction' (Rio Grande Sun)
September 27, 2019 (Updated February 19, 2020)
"As the rest of the nation has been focused on what is now being called the opioid epidemic, in Chimayó, Española and Rio Arriba County the battle has been raging for decades."
Employers May Not Ask About Felony Convictions (Rio Grande Sun)
June 20, 2019
"Employers in New Mexico can no longer ask people on their applications if they have been convicted of a crime, thanks to Senate Bill 96, also known as the 'Ban the Box' law."
Transforming Our Community by Transforming Ourselves: A conversation with community partner, Barrios Unidos (NM Women.org)
December 19, 2018
"Lupe and I rocked together on a porch swing under a canopy of beautiful green trees in the crisp northern New Mexico monsoon weather as she shared with deep love and grace, her purpose, and the work of Barrios Unidos, a small non-profit organization, based in Chimayó."
Barrios Unidos, Whole-Family Heroin Treatment Center, Opens in Chimayo (KSFR, Santa Fe Public Radio, 101.1 FM)
September 12, 2016
"Rio Arriba county including Espanola and Chimayo have a heroin overdose rate that is five times the national rate. Now a brand new community center has opened, focused on the idea that addiction is a soul sickness and requires a new approach in order to succeed. I visited them yesterday."