Our Mission: The Anna, Age Eight Institute\’s 100% Community initiative provides the foundation for strengthening the capacity of every county in the state to ensure trauma-free childhoods, healthy families, successful students, productive employees, resourced communities and thriving local economies.


The 100% Community initiative is a groundbreaking countywide strategy designed to ensure trauma-free and thriving children. We’re replacing childhood trauma and social adversity with safety and opportunity. Together, we’re making Doña Ana County and all New Mexico the best place to be a family. Please explore our website’s sections below to see how we can work together. As you read our articles, you’ll see how we connect the dots between health, safety, education, culture and our economy.

With gratitude,