5:05 Happy Hour!

April 11, 2018 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

The 377 Brewery

2027 Yale Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Join AFF-Albuquerque for our monthly happy hour, The 5:05!

This month, our guest speaker is Amanda Aragon, Executive Director of NewMexicoKidsCAN, which serves as a catalyst and conduit to advocate for community-informed, student-centered and research-backed education policies that work best for the children of New Mexico. Amanda will discuss her organization and their plans for the future.

We’ll cover the cost of everyone’s first drink and there will be finger foods. Join us to meet and network with other liberty-minded young professionals from the Albuquerque area. We hope to see you there!

More about our featured speaker:

Amanda was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. Upon graduation from Rio Rancho High School, Amanda left New Mexico to attend the University of Tulsa. There she obtained a degree in international business and Spanish, becoming the first person in her family to graduate from college.

After six successful years in the energy sector, Amanda pursued public service as the director of strategic outreach at the New Mexico Public Education Department. Her experience with the New Mexico Public Education Department affirmed her passion for education and motivated her to engage more stakeholders in working to improve New Mexico’s education system, which led to the development and creation of NewMexicoKidsCAN.