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Our 2023 Recap + Employment Opportunities | Bronco Hoofbeats December 2023


It's been a momentous year. In April, we celebrated our first Blackwell Block Party since 2019. During Labor Day Weekend, Blackwell alumni grand marshaled the Marfa Lights Parade. And in October, we commemorated the One Year Anniversary of the Blackwell School's NHS Designation. 2023 fue increíble.

We're so excited for what 2024 has in store. Our efforts to complete the school site land transfer to the federal government have seen recent positive developments. Blackwell is slated to be featured at multiple public history conferences. And we're working on expanding our organizational capacity to continue defending and amplifying our stories.

Before you close this email, I hope you'll commit to taking one of these actions:

1. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram

2. Make a one-time donation or become a member

3. Forward this email to three people and help share our progress

Thanks for all you do to help us on this journey. We look forward to sharing more positive updates soon. Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year! 🎊


Daniel O. Hernandez


Blackwell School Alliance


📣 We Are Hiring!

We are currently seeking an Alliance Consultant to complete administrative, operational, and digital communications work.

Potential applicants are asked to review the scope of work, which outlines the Consultant's anticipated duties and responsibilities. Interested individuals should submit their materials for consideration by December 31. For information, visit our website.

For questions, please email

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Become a Sustaining Donor Today 🤝

Our work would not be possible without community support. Your financial contribution enables us to continue telling a more complete account of American history. Become an annual member of the Blackwell School Alliance for as little as $25 today.

You can become a member here, or mail a check or money order to The Blackwell School Alliance, PO Box 417, Marfa, TX 79843.

Thank You For Your Support!


Latino Heritage Paid Internship Opportunity

The Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) seeks to engage Latino undergraduates and recent graduates ages 18 – 30, and up to 35 for veterans, for a Visual Information Specialist Internship focused on cultural and natural resource management at the Blackwell School NHS.


The internship will be based on-site at Fort Davis National Historic Site and runs for 20 weeks, from May 20th through October 20th, 2024. Compensation is $640 per week + on-site housing at Fort Davis. Applications are due February 5, 2024. For more information, visit the LHIP website.


“Nunca dudes que un pequeño grupo de ciudadanos reflexivos y comprometidos puede cambiar el mundo. De hecho, es lo único que tiene.”

-Margaret Mead


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