Mayor Berry talking to SxSW attendee

Albuquerque’s Mayor Berry Talks Racial Equity at SXSW

City Alive Connecting People and Places, Policy Change, Racial Equity

In March, Albuquerque’s Mayor R.J. Berry attended SXSW to speak on racial equity and the power of city government alongside Nadia Owusu of Living Cities. This month, Mayor Berry joined city leaders, innovators and celebrities from across the country – and from across New Mexico – to discuss innovation, policy and racial equity at Austin’s SxSW festival. Though the festival …

Mayor Berry, Tynesia Boyea-Robinson from Living Cities, and Mayor Johnson of the City of Sacramento sit together in panel discussion

Best at Bootstrapping

City Alive Business, Connecting People and Places, Entrepreneurship

Albuquerque travels in critical mass to this year’s SXSW Albuquerque is unique, and oftentimes we come up with solutions that other folks don’t think of. Take PlugSolar for example: they innovated SunPort, a smart grid solar delivery device that allows consumers to simply plug in and use solar, instantly. SunPort is a local tech startup that has garnered attention from …