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ABQ Evening Optimist Club Sponsors Spring Celebration at Crossroads

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Our Spring Celebration for clients and their children on April 8 was a huge success thanks to the ABQ Evening Optimist Club! Members of the Evening Optimist Club sponsored the event, providing delicious food and an egg hunt that included a surprise appearance from the Easter Bunny. Egg hunting baskets were donated by Girl Scouts… Read more »

National Volunteer Week Selfie Contest

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National Volunteer Week is April 23-29, 2017. Celebrate with us by participating in our Volunteer Appreciation Selfie Contest! Here’s how to enter: Download and print a Volunteer Selfie Sign Answer the prompt: “I make a difference as a volunteer by…”  Take a photo of yourself holding your sign Email your photo… Read more »

Crossroads Wins 2017 New Mexico Ethics in Business Award

Ethics in Business Award

Samaritan Counseling Center of Albuquerque has announced the recipients of its 2017 New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards. Winning the Paul and LaDonna Hopkins Award for Excellence in Ethical Practice by a non-profit is Crossroads for Women! Thank you Samaritan Counseling for recognizing the value of integrity in human interaction… Read more »

Mayor’s Gala to Benefit Crossroads for Women

Mayor's Gala 2017

The 2017 Mayor & First Lady’s Farewell Charity Gala is set for Saturday, April 29, from 6-11pm at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Purchase your tickets today! We are honored to be chosen as beneficiaries this year, along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Mexico and the Albuquerque Community Foundation.

“A Lifetime of Rainbow in the Clouds.”

Maya Angelou

Maya’s Place, Crossroads for Women’s first transitional housing program, is named after the late great author and icon, Dr. Maya Angelou. When the idea to name the facility, first arose back in 2005, Crossroads co-founder Lisa Simpson recalls that “It seemed appropriate. Some of Angelou’s experiences mirror those of the women in… Read more »

Life on Life’s Terms

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Walking into Crossroads for Women for the first time was like walking into someone’s home; I was instantly struck by a sense of community. That feeling grew after sitting in on Life on Life’s Terms, a weekly group run by KC Quirk. Based on The Four Agreements by Don Miguel… Read more »

Learning to Love Herself Better

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33-year-old Queva Hubbard sways to Shirley Murdock’s empowering song, “I Love Me Better Than That” with a peaceful, content smile on her face. She’s just delivered her independent level project presentation to a room full of staff members and fellow clients at The Pavilions. In a few short weeks she… Read more »

The Joy of Harmonizing

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Accepting, finding changing, healing, building and harmonizing are threads woven in the programs at Crossroads for Women. Nora Kastelnik’s class, The Joy of Harmonizing is no exception. Nora a native of Seattle, Washington settled in Albuquerque fourteen years ago. Exhausted after years of failed relationships both with family and friends,… Read more »