Mobile Children’s Museum Is Coming To Life!

Imagine if all children in Doña Ana County had access to a children’s museum. A treehouse area with a light table, a wall of sounds, an imaginative play area, and a workshop. A place where parents and caregivers can access resources they need and children can explore the world through a microscope. A garage area…

<strong>On The Course for Outdoor Equity</strong>

Marcello's Family with Eli

“Hitting the ball!” exclaimed eight-year-old Marcello Perez when asked what his favorite part of the game was. It was fun for the whole family, but the benefits of this programming go way beyond the driving range. “Being able to coordinate something that so visibly impacted these kids made my heart happy,” commented Vanessa Mobley Knox,…

Bringing Community and Classrooms Together

CommunityShare Las Cruces is a free, online platform that connects LCPS classrooms, levels K-12, to a diverse community of organizations, businesses, builders, homemakers, artists, scientists, and everyone in between who sustains and strengthens Las Cruces. Using their range of specialized skills and a lifetime of insights, community members can connect with teachers as CommunityShare partners…

Bringing Community and Classrooms Together

CommunityShare Las Cruces is a free, online platform that connects LCPS classrooms, levels K-12, to a diverse community of organizations, businesses, builders, homemakers, artists, scientists, and everyone in between who sustains and strengthens Las Cruces. Using their range of specialized skills and a lifetime of insights, community members can connect with teachers as CommunityShare partners…

Teen Connection provides youth with opportunities for growth and development.

Founded as an extension of our Weed and Seed Out-of-School-Time Program, the Teen Connection Program offers FREE afterschool and summer programming for middle school and high school-aged youth grades 6-12. Our educational and recreational programming is centered around five program areas: Fitness and Outdoor Fun—Providing opportunities to move and exercise through team sports, cooperative games,…

Creating Book-Rich Environments through Community Partnerships

On April 30th, the Dona Ana County Little Libraries and Pantries hosted its first Little Libraries & Pantries Community Mass Build. In partnership with Las Cruces de Noche Lions Club, Rotary Club of Las Cruces Rio Grande, Humana, and other organizations, we achieved our goal to build 40 little libraries/pantries with the support of our…

Leading the Way from Innovation to Policy

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson For 12 years, The Bridge of Southern New Mexico has been in the business of innovation, piloting, proving, and then seeking to embed what works into policy to benefit others for the…

Parks & Recreation Offering FREE Summer Programs

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for adults and children alike, providing innovative and sustainable services at all city parks, trails, and recreational centers. Parks & Recreation provides more than 100 scenic athletic and neighborhood parks. Play a game of tennis on one of the…

Vote Yes for Kids Doña Ana County

Does anyone pay attention to the back side of the ballot? This election year, flip it over! On November 8th, 2022, you have the opportunity to vote on a game-changing measure to increase funds annually for New Mexico childcare providers, early learning programs, and public schools. This opportunity is the result of a fight that…

<strong>Local Heroines Celebrated with Creative Collaboration</strong>

On April 2nd, 2022, The culmination of creativity and collaborative partnership blossomed at Calhoun Flower Farms, celebrating five exemplary women in honor of Women’s History Month(WHM). Nominations poured in throughout March, recognizing women in our community who “Promote Hope and Provide Healing.” The SUCCESS Partnership’s work is rooted in creating opportunities where resources are shared…