City of Albuquerque
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File #: R-21-203   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 10/18/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving And Authorizing The Acceptance Of $75,000 In Legislative Funds For "It Takes A Village" Mentorship Program And Providing An Appropriation To The Legal Department For Fiscal Year 2022 (Pe?a, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-203, 2. R-203final
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-203 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa J. Pe?a, by request


RESOLUTION
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Approving And Authorizing The Acceptance Of $75,000 In Legislative Funds For "It Takes A Village" Mentorship Program And Providing An Appropriation To The Legal Department For Fiscal Year 2022 (Pe?a, by request)
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APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF $75,000 IN LEGISLATIVE FUNDS FOR "IT TAKES A VILLAGE" MENTORSHIP PROGRAM AND PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022.
WHEREAS, Chapter 140, Section 3 of New Mexico Laws of 2021, Senate Bill 377, sets forth general fund appropriations for expenditure in fiscal year 2022, and include in subparagraph (e) thereof seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) for the It Takes a Village mentorship program for struggling and high-risk youth in Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Village is a partnership-based program which will work to incorporate a culturally responsive mentorship model to enrich the lives of Black youth and young adults by coordinating with mentors and other organizations; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Village will create an empowering space to navigate social, academic, and economic growth that all youth and young adults must learn; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Village will employ a culturally responsive and restorative justice approach that affirms the mentees' self-identity, cultural knowledge, and confidence; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Village will equip mentees with the tools to become leaders and develop skills to navigate life; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Village will serve as a positive intervention by building a supportive and collaborative network for Black Youth; and
WHEREAS, the funding for It Takes a Village shall be used to support costs and activities associated with the mentorship program; and
WHEREAS, the funding would be dispersed in fiscal year 2022 and...

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