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November 30, 2016

Crossroads for Women: Breaking Cycles | Fox New Mexico

Programs like Crossroads play a key role in breaking the cycle of homelessness and imprisonment, while rehabilitating the lives of New Mexican women.


September 1, 2016


An in depth interview with three Crossroads for Women clients Melissa, Sonya and Katherine, and CRFW Executive Director, KC Quirk. Includes first hand accounts of homelessness, addiction, and incarceration and multiple perspectives on how women experience homelessness  in Albuquerque. We are so proud to have brave women to share their stories and such a dedicated volunteer in Mary B. (the host of the show) to help spread the word. Have a listen!!



handsinshackles-300x225The National Association for Women’s national conference in Albuquerque in June 2014, a panel on incarceration examined the challenges women face reintegrating into society after spending time in prison. K.C. Quirk, executive director of Crossroads for Women was joined by Eugenia Smith and Tracy Bland, both of whom got help at Crossroads and it’s affiliated program Maya’s Place. Also on the panel was Bette Fleishman, executive director of the New Mexico Women’s Justice Project.

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December 2014

Co hosts Bob Daniel & Brad Steward talk about Crossroads for Women, a local organization that helps homeless women get back on their feet and become inspiring contributors to society. Amanda Douglas & Laura Chavez represent Crossroads and Jean Post represents Elinor’s Art & Beads. Their websites are and Please visit them to learn more.


kasa2interview    October 15, 2013   Crossroads For Women interview


Tour guide Harold Davis dressed as drugs baron Walter White in Albuquerque.   September 28, 2013   Breaking Bad Final Episode
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KOB 4 News , March 4, 2013.  “These haircuts make a difference”




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Albuquerque Journal, October 15, 2012.  “Author speaks on cultural reasons for addiction.”


Westside Journal,  January 21, 2012  Journey to Santa Fe:   Crossroads for Women Seeks More Funding from Legislators



Dawn Maestas, co-owner and laser tech at Lazarus Tattoo Removal


dr.gabormate, V.21 No.42 | October 18 – 24, 2012, The Hungry Ghosts:  Doctor says loss and trauma cause addiction–not just genetics


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With a murder mystery and 11 bodies on the west mesa Lt. Gov. Diane Denish has asked the question of how the community can help women who’ve fallen into a cycle of drugs prostitution and violence.  KRQE NEWS Channel 13

CNM Chronicle, Vol. 19 No. 42, October 2, 2013, Student Turns Hard Times Into Good Times.