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(a definition from the World Bank - PovertyNet)
Empowerment is the process of increasing the capacity of individuals or groups to make choices and to transform those choices into desired actions and outcomes.
But there's a lot more to Empowerment than this simple definition suggests.
To learn more about what Empowerment can encompass
for a 501(C)3 like NMSEA, click
NMSEA is all about Renewable Energy, so "Empowerment" can literally refer to supporting the development & application of renewable & sustainable sources of power in your home, in your town, and all around NM.
NMSEA is involved in Collaboration & Advocacy, so "Empowerment" can refer to using those strategies to promote the use of Renewable Energy.
But most of all, NMSEA is about education. Knowledge, properly understood & applied, inevitably leads to progress in the quest to make the world a better place.
Knowledge is Power!
So for NMSEA, a guiding definition of "Empowerment" is:
We strive to teach people skills and knowledge
that will motivate them to take steps to improve their own lives –
to be empowered.
(Helpful Hint: gaining "empowering" knowledge comes with a price - it's called WORK!)
Here are some of the ways that NMSEA seeks to "Empower" New Mexicans:
Regular updates about RE-related news & events via our email "blast" & this website.
Articles about RE-related subjects, meetings, hearings and proposals in our bi-monthly newsletter, the SunPaper.
NMSEA's online "Solar & Sustainable Business Directory".
Informative presentations at our local NMSEA Chapter meetings.
The opportunity to interact with some of NM's "Solar Pioneers" & experts.
Educational outreach via our "SunChaser" school presentation program.
Participation in community events all around New Mexico.
Solar Fiesta, the largest RE-related expo & educational event in New Mexico, and one of the largest such events in the western US.
An extensive and unique on-line collection of RE-related educational content aimed at students, teachers, homeowners, business owners & folks like you.
Founded in 1972, NMSEA Promotes Clean, Renewable Energy & Sustainability in New Mexico.
NMSEA is a non-profit 501-(C)-3 educational organization
NMSEA 1009 Bradbury Dr. SE Albuquerque, New Mexico USA 87106