Adrian N. Carver
Executive Director
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A ninth generation New Mexican, Adrian is a hardworking and committed advocate who stands with marginalized communities and young people in New Mexico. His creativity and innovation are rooted in his values of social justice and racial healing. Having started as a community organizer in middle school, he has served on a number of boards and been honored with Albuquerque Business First’s top 40 under Forty award, the Fueling Increasingly Relevant Education Award, New Mexico Voices for Children’s Amy Biehl Spirit of Youth Award, and Molina Healthcare’s Community Champion Award.



Danny Kesner
Program Coordinator
AmeriCorps Public Ally
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Danny, New Mexico born, is a lover of travel, Harry Potter, and Albuquerque sunsets.  He has lived and studied in both Seoul, South Korea and Brussels, Belgium, which gave him a unique perspective on the world and its people. During his time at the University of New Mexico, Danny majored in International Studies concentrated in Conflict, Peace and Diplomacy, and minored in Peace Studies.  After earning his BA in 2017 Danny began volunteering at the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice where he learned about the strong community of activists within New Mexico.  Because of this experience at the Peace Center, Danny is now an AmeriCorps member serving as a Public Ally working with the Equality New Mexico Foundation.