The State of Blacks in New Mexico: Black Health Disparities


This is the second brief in the State of Blacks in New Mexico series. This brief explores Black health disparities and its effects on health outcomes for Blacks in New Mexico. Like the previous brief, this brief utilizes DataHub to examine the health status and health outcomes of Blacks in New Mexico.  

Variation in Health and Well-Being Across Connecticut

This brief  is the first in a collaborative series between the RWJF Center for Health Policy at UNM and DataHaven utilizing the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. This brief highlights the power that both health outcome and neighborhood measures can provide researchers interested in exploring potential disparities in health and well-being across various town types in Connecticut. 

To read the brief, click here

Investing in a Supergirls Society through Intersectional Empowerment, Gender Justice, and Education

Start: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm

End: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Hosted by the New Mexico Scholars Strategies Network, the event is free and open to the public

"Investing in a Supergirls Society through Intersectional Empowerment, Gender Justice, and Education"

When: April 21, 2017, 12 pm to 5 pm with light refreshments and a reception to follow  

Where:  Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque

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Rectifying Quantitative Methods through Critical Race Theory

Start: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00 pm

End: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00 pm

A sociology colloquim focused on quantitative methods and critical race theory featuring national scholars from Western Washington University and UCLA. See flyer for additional information. 


State of Blacks in New Mexico

The New State of Black New Mexico policy brief identifies inequality in home ownership 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.

New Survey Suggests New Mexicans are Open to Implementation of Soda Tax

Our recent survey finds there is more support than opposition for expanding a Navajo Nation soda tax to all of New Mexico, but this support is not overwhelming amongst the public. To read the full report, click here.

Rejecting Corruption in New Mexico

Our recent research has found that the majority of New Mexicans reject that we have a culture of corruption in our state and support legislative refoms to improve transparency in government. To read the full brief, click here.




RWJF Center Senior and Doctoral Fellows conduct rigorous interdisciplinary research on the health inequities in our society and on a wide variety of topics that affect community health.  Our research focuses on solutions to improving the health and health care systems of the United States.