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New Mexico Kids In Trouble, State Ranks 49th in Child Welfare

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New Mexico Voice for Children, http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/bystate
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KUNM Call In Show Thu. 8/2 8a: New Mexico's ranking for child welfare fell from 46th to 49th in the nation, according to the 2012 Kids Count report.  What happened?  What are advocacy groups and government officials doing to help kids in New Mexico?  We'd like to hear from you!  Email callinshow@kunm.org, post your comments online, or call in live during the show.  

Guests:

Veronica Garcia - Executive Director, NM Voices for Children

Allen Sanchez - President and CEO, St. Joseph Community Health

Stephen Archuleta - Deputy Director, Juvenile Justice, CYFD