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UNM Health Sciences launches 'hire local, buy local' initiative to boost economy

Centering community and place Mobilizing anchor institutions

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, with the support of The Democracy Collaborative, initiated the Healthy Neighborhoods Albuquerque initiative to spur local economic development. The initiative includes growing local jobs, supporting local agriculture, and providing better access to healthy foods.

Publication date: 2016-10-02

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