ABQ FaithWorks Team
welcomes new HH Director
beginning on October 17, 2022!

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Abbey Reed, BA

After living and working in Mexico for the past 16 years as an international sports chaplain, Abbey comes to ABQ FaithWorks as the Housing and Homelessness Director. Her time in Mexico led to many experiences, including attending three Olympics and other world games.  She also was part of an initiative to bring the first Spanish Braille Bible into the Republic of Mexico.  She has had the privilege of working with people from around the globe who have become lifelong friends.  Her time in Mexico created a passionate heart to serve her community and a desire to offer compassion to others.  Originally from Wyoming, Abbey is happy to call New Mexico her new home.  Abbey enjoys nature, being active with her dog, loom beading, and spending time with friends and family. 

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Jessica Corley, M.Ed.

Jessica joined ABQ FaithWorks in July of 2020, leading the program for asylum seekers resident in or passing through Albuquerque.  She became the Executive Director in December of 2021. Jessica has extensive management experience in both non-profits and for-profit organizations.  She has owned and operated several successful businesses in the US and in Mexico.  She has called New Mexico her home for more than 30 years since arriving from the East Coast in the early 90's.  She is married with two grown children, both of whom reside in Albuquerque.  She has one grandchild and is always happy to bring out the photos!

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Elijah Martinez, BS

Elijah brings strong communication, organization and problem solving skills to the task of coordinating and training teams of volunteers to support asylum-seeking families resident in Albuquerque. His Spanish proficiency facilitates a lively connection with the many Spanish-speaking families in our program.

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Cynthia Ramirez

Cynthia is a native Albuquerquean who is passionate about serving others and is a social worker at heart.  She has worked for many nonprofits in the city including Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless, YWCA of the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico Center for Dispute Resolution, PB & J Family Services and as a Child Life Specialist at UNMH. She is fluent in Spanish and is very proud of being a New Mexican.  Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor concerts, visiting new breweries, the mountains and road trips/traveling.

 

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Dora Gallegos

Dora is the Office Manager at ABQ FaithWorks and is a bilingual addition to our staff.  She was born and raised in Taos, New Mexico.  Dora was employed by the State of New Mexico as a court clerk, administrative secretary, and financial specialist.  She retired after working with the State for 25 years.  Dora enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking, listening to music and traveling.

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Sarah K. Camp, M.A.T.
 
Sarah joined the ABQFaithWorks team as a Asylum Program Pathways Navigator in August 2022. Sarah is grateful to be engaged in collaborative & proactive work here in her hometown. Over the past two decades, Sarah has worked and volunteered in school, university, & non-profit settings as a community-minded educator, convener of people, and creator of welcoming & culturally-sensitive spaces. Throughout, Sarah’s heartbeat has been empowering teams & individuals to navigate paths to wellness with dignity. Sarah is a lover of justice, beauty, & diversity the world over, and it brings her deep joy to live close to the Sandia mountains, blue New Mexican skies, Hatch green chile, her husband & two children, and other family, friends, & cultural treasures.