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Mayor Tim Keller on Investment in Albuquerque’s Black Communities

June 29, 2020

Mayor Tim Keller released the following statement following the City Council’s overwhelming support for a $1 million investment in positive impact for the Black community in Albuquerque:

“Now is the time to step up to create better access to funding, investment, and capital for Albuquerque’s Black communities. We are proud to see that the City Council voted overwhelmingly to approve this $1 million investment in positive impact for Albuquerque’s Black communities and thankful to Councilor Pena for sponsoring. We will work alongside the One Albuquerque Fund as they develop a transparent, community-led process for using this funding, and as with all programs like this, all City expenditures will be accounted for.” – Mayor Tim Keller