Surdna's Board met in February to approve 81 grants totaling $9,321,288.

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Student at the National Hispanic Cultural Center shows his journal.

Grants included support to: The Apollo Alliance, a coalition of labor, business, environmental, and community leaders to examine the opportunities for manufacturing job creation through national investment in transit and clean domestic energy and to build support for the transition to a clean energy economy by proving the success of the Recovery bill (ARRA) clean energy investments; the Corporation for Enterprise Development to build the capacity of local government leaders to help residents build and retain assets and strengthen their financial security; The Right To The City Alliance to support its local and national advocacy campaign designed to ensure that economic recovery programs and policies address the needs of the low-income, urban families; and the Albuquerque-based National Hispanic Cultural Center for a creative writing institute and a state-wide teen playwriting competition and theater ensemble apprenticeship.

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