Socorro County residents are inspired to register for a daylong summit that can function a brainstorming session on methods to finest help current social companies sources and assist people and households entry them.
The 100% Socorro Summit might be held Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fidel Heart on the New Mexico Tech college campus.
Any member of the group is invited to register to attend the summit, which incorporates lunch and is free and open to the general public.
Register on-line at: 100nm.org. Registration deadline is Nov. 14.
Registration is restricted to 100 members.
Socorro County is without doubt one of the first counties within the state to host a summit as a part of the 100% New Mexico initiative.
Statewide coordination for the summit is from the Anna Age 8 Institute and New Mexico State College. Native coordination for the 100% Socorro Summit comes from New Mexico Tech, the SCOPE Well being Council, and the Socorro Consolidated College District.
The summit will embrace audio system and breakout periods and permit time for brainstorming and dialogue on the group’s capability to enhance outcomes for youth affected by adversarial childhood experiences.
In response to Sharon Classes, New Mexico Tech physics professor and outreach director, the summit will look at points like meals insecurity and psychological well being, which have an effect on not solely Socorro County residents however college college students as properly.
“The summit could be very useful for us in getting our sources collectively,” she mentioned. “We have to get a deal with on the place we stand as a group in offering companies and sources for residents.”
Along with the summit, Classes mentioned that the 100% Socorro Initiative might be quickly launching a countywide survey of residents, together with New Mexico Tech college students, to raised inform the initiative’s route.