Announcing New NIYC-CABQ Partnership

City Partners with National Indian Youth Council to Increase Native American City Employment and Career Pathways

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, August 29 – The City of Albuquerque and the National Indian Youth Council launched an exciting new partnership today to increase Native American participation in the City’s workforce by placing participants from NIYC’s Employment and Training Program within City departments as paid interns.

The partnership is part of the City’s broader equity and inclusion effort, which focuses on addressing racial disparities in order to achieve equity across all populations and indicators, including employment. The new effort is stewarded by the City’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, and is supported by the City’s Human Resources Department. The initiative also addresses one of the Office of Native American Affairs objectives: to increase opportunities for Native American job seekers.

View the full press release document by clicking the following link: NIYC-CABQ Press Release Aug_29.