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Interview with Amanda Aragon

50CAN President Derrell Bradford interviews NewMexicoKidsCAN Executive Director Amanda Aragon regarding the launch of, a news website that seeks to meet parent demands for greater insight and analysis into the Land of Enchantment’s schools. Amanda also shares more about her work, priorities during the pandemic and the state’s recent use of the National Guard to keep schools open during the Omicron wave.

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Stronger together

The 50CAN network grows every year to include more CANs, affiliates, fellowship communities, neighborhood initiatives and more. Here’s a peek at where we work.

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National Team

Elle Smiley

People and Operations Director


Amanda Aragon

Executive Director

TEN - Colorado

Nicholas Martinez

Executive Director


David Sun-Miyashiro

Executive Director

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