✅ My Record of Impact

Organizing communities since 2001.

I tackle some of our biggest problems by fighting for even bigger solutions with public policy, communications, strategy, marketing, Issue campaigns, and political campaigns. Adrian N. Carver is on a life-long journey studying civic identity development and societal decision-making. The following are a number of issues on which I have expertise and have actively led and/or closely worked:

Civic Engagement

  • Positive Youth Development
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • Racial Equity

Justice Reform

  • Juvenile Detention Alternatives to Incarceration
  • Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparities
  • Ban-the-Box legislation
  • LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Legislation

Public Health

  • School-Based Health Center expansion and funding
  • Health Impact Assessments
  • LGBTQ+ Access to Dignity
    – Transgender care coverage from private insurance
    – Safe & Inclusive Bathrooms for All
    – Inclusive Birth Certificate Policies
  • Abortion, Contraception & Reproductive Healthcare Access

Violence Prevention

  • Intimate Partner Violent Death Review Team
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    – Distribution of gun locks
    – Red flag protection order legislation
  • Albuquerque Police reform
    – Police Oversight Board Youth Advisory Council
    – APD & DOJ consent decree


  • Zoning & Development ordinances
  • Diversity Equity & Inclusion in the built environment industry
  • Health Impact Assessments
  • Transit to Open Space programming
  • Tijeras Watershed Protection
  • Kirtland Air Force Base Jet Fuel Spill
  • Community Asset Mapping


  • Direct Appeals
    – Small donors
    – Major donor relations
  • Online Donation/Conversion UX design
  • Customer Relationship Management database (CRM) implementation
  • Grant writing & Administration
  • Corporate & Foundation Relations


  • Establishment of an Independent Community Newspaper
  • Hyper-local neighborhood news
  • Public television news commentary
  • Media Literacy