Resources for the Youth Civic Engagement Training


Civic Engagement Training Goals: To engage youth in the legislative process, to participate in multi-generational community issues, to teach our youth to advocate for equitable change and progress.

The Youth Civic Engagement Training is co-sponsored by the New Mexico Food & Agriculture Policy Council and Agri-Cultura Cooperative Network, and produced by Agri-Cultura Cooperative Network.

Civic Engagement Lesson Plans for grades 4 and 6

Agri-Cultura Cooperative Network has created lesson plans to meet NM education standards in writing and social studies around equitable healthy meals and farming.  Lesson plans have been created by local educators with resources and in depth learning options. These lesson plans can be adapted so that all students can learn about how food can help and/or hurt them. Included is a 4th and 6th grade sample lesson plan with templates and opportunities to work with a team of teachers. The standards and lessons can and should be adapted for students from 2nd grade up to high school.To e

Resources for the Youth Civic Engagement Training


Recording of the 2021 Youth Civic Engagement Training

Our meeting notes from the 2021 Youth Civic Engagement Training by artist Judah Kismetti, Kismetism LLC

Watch these tutorials to find your legislative representatives on Write down your House and Senate representatives’ names and their email addresses.



Look up house bills on healthy lifestyle initiatives for us by us.

New Mexico Food & Agriculture Policy Council



La Semilla’s farm bill Zine.




New Mexico resources on environmental  justice


National resources 

Mayah’s Lot (comic book and youtube video)




Resources used during our Training on 1/11/22 
Our meeting notes from the Training and the workboks below are by artist Judah Kismetti, Kismetism LLC