Award by Chamber of Commerce for Public Safety to Mayor R. J. Berry During Crime Outbreak Has Homeless Shelter Canceling Membership

For Immediate Release Contact: info@joyjunction.org ALBUQUERQUE, NM – With Albuquerque’s crime rate being the worst in the nation, shockingly, Mayor R. J. Berry has been given an award by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce for his public safety work. Local media shared …

New Mexico’s Largest Homeless Shelter Avoids Typical Barriers to Access

News Release from Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. info@joyjunction.org ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency homeless shelter, is celebrating 30-plus years of implementing accessible methods of support for  homeless individuals and families by providing food, shelter, …

A Look at the Albuquerque Mayor’s Controversial Anti-Panhandling Initiative. It’s Now about Three Months Old. Success or Flop?

by Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. It’s been about three months since blue signs sprouted like mushrooms all over Albuquerque encouraging people to call 311 instead of giving to panhandlers. By so doing, those with a heart to …