Prosperity Works is an intermediary organization that partners with local organizations in New Mexico. "It teaches them how to develop and offers effective strategies to help hard working families move into the middle class. Prosperity Works mission is to buildd the capacities of families, organizations and communities to advocate for policies that generate economic prosperity for all New Mexicans.
Senator Peter Wirth (D-Santa Fe - 25) is a second term State Senator. He spent four years as a Representative in the State House from 2004 through 2008 replacing Max Coll who retired from the seat.
Host & Moderator Judith Fein organized the first conversation at The Forum at The University of Art and Design. She states that the "purpose of organizing the event is to help people connect in a way that is rooted in a deeper understanding and appreciation of one another".
On his own words, Joe writes, "I was born in PA and have lived in NM since the early 70's. I began at the University of New Mexico at KUNM-FM and the Daily Lobo. Later, I was news director for KRZY-KRST radio. In 1979 I joined the D.C. staff of GOP NM Rep. Manuel Lujan as communications director."