Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

APS Pledges Support Of Hispanic Issues.(Metropolitan)

IN BRIEF

A statement pledging support for issues important to Hispanics won support Monday from Albuquerque Public Schools and an education coalition.

A signing ceremony at the National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico timed to coincide with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday brought to 15 the number of public and private agencies that have signed the statement.

Known as the Hispanic Statement of Cooperation, it pledges signatories to support Hispanic issues, the study of Hispanic culture and the hiring of Hispanics, said Julie McCabe, a spokeswoman for Public Service Company of New Mexico. …

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