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Neighborhoods Struggle with ABQ Stadium Proposal

October 22, 2021 – Residents in two downtown Albuquerque neighborhoods share their thoughts on the possibility of a new soccer stadium coming into their area. They tell us their concerns, their frustrations with the process and the possibilities the project could bring new dialogue with the city.

Anna Lee Besaulniers, stop the stadium campaign organizer 
Frances Armijo, President, South Broadway Neighborhood Association 
Lisa Padilla, President, Barelas Neighborhood Association 

For More Information:

Barelas Community Statement on Stadium Bond Proposal

Bond issue for Albuquerque pro soccer stadium kicks up controversy – Santa Fe New Mexican

Community members rally against $50 million sports stadium bond – Daily Lobo

Opposition criticizes stadium bond – Albuquerque Journal