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The Brain Drain: Potential Solutions

July 28, 2017 – In this series, New Mexico in Focus looks at the phenomenon of talented young people leaving the state for opportunity elsewhere. Previous segments explored the economic imperative to create new jobs, the challenges rural areas face and why some young people are choosing to stay. This week correspondent Gwyneth Doland wraps up the four-part series with a conversation with three Santa Feans who are having success with creative ways to help young people thrive here.

Jennifer Nevarez, Executive Director of the Community Learning Network
Zane Fischer, Co-Coordinator of MIX Santa Fe
Kelley Francis, Multimedia Coordinator at Meow Wolf

Further Reading:
Council approves grant to boost Meow Wolf expansionSanta Fe New Mexican
Thinking Small: Zane Fischer’s innovative tiny houses are building blocks for the 21st century cityscapeNew Mexico Magazine
Santa Fe slow to recover from recessionAlbuquerque Journal
ABQ skills-based hiring gains tractionAlbuquerque Journal