the Barelas community coalition

The Barelas Community Coalition (BCC), a certified non-profit 501(c)3, is a community-based planning and advocacy organization dedicated to limiting the negative effects of gentrification and development on historic communities like Barelas. 

OUR MISSION

The Barelas Community Coalition mission is to create sustained partnerships with nonprofit/for-profit organizations and government agencies to bring needed services and resources to the community which 

  • Enhance education, promote economic development and job opportunities.
  • Advocate for permanently affordable housing and housing rehabilitation,
  • Ensure the responsible redevelopment of the historic Barelas Rail Yards
  • preserve the community‚Äôs heritage and historical resources.



JOIN US!

Bi-monthly Board Meetings are open to the public

WHEN: 3rd Thursday every other month

WHERE: ABQ Hispano Chamber of Commerce

PROJECTS & Programs

In building community and sustainable alliances, the Barelas CommunityCoalition has catalyzed neighborhood projects and maintains fundamental programs including:

BARELAS MAINSTREET

RAIL YARDS MARKET

SUSTAINABLE LEARNING LAB (CORONADO GARDEN PROJECT)

AFFORDABLE HOUSING