Adriann Barboa,New Mexico Field Director, New Mexico
is a Chicana, Native New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque, where she
is a single mother of two.
Adriann joined Forward Together in March of 2012, but has been closely connected to Forward Together and Strong Families through the partnership and support of Young Women United (YWU).
Adriann served as the Director of YWU for the past 8 years and is happy to find a role that can continue to make use of her strengths and attributes in gender and reproductive justice.
has helped to build networks and collaborations across difference in her
home state of New Mexico, and in her
work with national networks.
As Field Director for Strong Families New Mexico
connects across issue areas, geography and difference to advance the work and capacity that is happening in New Mexico and in connection to the Strong Families national movement work led by Forward Together
brings 10 plus years experience in the social justice sector, working primarily on issues of gender, reproductive, anti-violence, education and youth justice in communities of color.