Mentoring & Consulting Services
We have over 30 years of experience working with progressive politics, non-profits, business development, and personal growth.
PO Box 1455
Bayard, NM 88023
As a community organizer and political activist, Mr. Provencio has coordinated the grape boycott for the United Farm Workers under Cesar Chavez in Stockton, California. He has also coordinated several voter registration drives that targets Latinos, Asian Americans, and African Americans through Project VOTE and the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project.
He has done grant making for the Campaign of Human Development, United States Catholic Conference of Bishops in Washington DC. Through the Industrial Areas Foundation he has created public policy and legislation that supports children, youth and families.
He has helped legislate the funding of a health study for victims of water contamination in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In the city of Tucson, Arizona he has mobilized the development of youth recreation in the south side and has assisted with the process of targeting high drop-out rates and absenteeism of Native American children.
He has been a panelist and seminar presenter at the University of Michigan Law School Symposium Latino Voices: Moving America Beyond the Black and White Binary. With Pima County Interfaith Council and San Jose Community Awareness Council he has done training in community organizing, conducting political actions, issue development/research, and fund raising. With Washington Area Training Center he has done training in proposal writing and fund raising
He also has been an Instructor at Western New Mexico University in Life Skills Management, GED and ESL. At Stream International Corporation he has trained in Basic Computer Skills, Customer Support, and Training the Trainer. With the El Paso Community College he has taught classes in ESL. For Adolescent Family Life Program he has taught Parenting, Domestic Violence and Life Skills.
In Silver City, he has done organizational development work that has included proposal writing, fundraising, and volunteerism. Organizations that have benefited include the Grant Co. Jobs and Biodiversity Coalition in proposal writing, Southwestern Hispanic Roundtable in organizational development, Sirolli Entrepreneurship & Economic Development in proposal writing, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance in board participation, New Mexico Public Education Department, Council on Excellence and Equity in council participation, Cobre Consolidated School District in drop out prevention and parent participation, Silver City Community Built Park in proposal writing, Santa Clara Recreation Center in legislative funding, and the Las Cruces Big Brother Big Sister Program in fund raising.
He has been the program coordinator for a Ford Foundation Grant that funded the development and support of community based forestry. We created resources for small business development, did capacity building for several organizations, supported initiatives that advocated for leadership development in marginalized communities, collaborated with existing institutions around economic development and did legislative lobbying for community based efforts. Participating organizations included SIGRED, City of Santa Clara, Forest Service, Gilawoodnet, Nature Conservancy and the Center for Biological Biodiversity.