Weekly RESISTance Calendar

December 1, 2017

December is Universal Human Rights Month



Check out the Rio Grande Trail Master Plan Virtual Open House here http://voh.riograndetrailnm.com/.  It is interactive and allows you to participate in the planning of the 500-mile trail through New Mexico.




Friday, December 1, 2017

     La Frontera Fair Trade Store will open for special hours during the Art Ramble, 5:00-7:00pm in the Nopalito Galleria, 326 S. Mesquite St.



Saturday, December 2, 2017

     International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People


     Media Sale held by the Friends of Thomas Branigan Memoria Library from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the Roadrunner Room, 2nd floor.  For sale will be movies, music, etc. as well as some books.


La Frontera Fair Trade Store will be open from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Nopalito’s Gallery, 326 S. Mesquite St.  This project is a collaboration between five women’s artisan groups in our border region.


“What Issues Unify the Left?  Putting away old grudges” is the theme of a gathering from 9:00-11:00am at Alma d’Arte School, 402 W. Court Ave.  This is sponsored by Southern New Mexico New Progressives and Antoinette Reyes.



Monday, December 4, 2017

     The monthly Timebank Orientation will be held from 5:30-7:00pm at the Dona Ana Communities United office 151 S. Walnut, Unit B13, Las Cruces.  Timebanks provide an exchange of services (not dollars) that build social cohesion, decrease loneliness, and have a positive impact on health.  It’s an alternative economic model that does not rely on capitalism.  For more info, email: dacumeredith@gmail.com.



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

     White Allies Event, conducted by Sara Melton of CAFé, will enhance your ability to talk about race and subjects like prejudice and white privilege.  It will be from 6:00 to 7:30pm at Bridge, 2511 Chaparral St. across the parking lot of St. Albert Church and Newman Center.



Wednesday, December 6, 2017

     Listening Clinic at the Las Cruces Friends Meeting House, 622 N. Mesquite St. each first Wednesday from 4:30-6:00pm.  The Listening Clinic is an opportunity to practice listening; to improve your listening skills; and be more fully listened to.  Methods from The Compassionate Listening Project, the Alternatives to Violence Project and Nonviolent communication will be used.  For more information, contact:  Vickie at mathstar@zianet.com or call 575-541-9093.


     Public Meeting re. Colonias Reform hosted by Commissioners Ramon Gonzalez and Isabella Solis.  The purpose of the meeting is to hear an overview of the Colonias Initiative Project and to discuss next steps to engage and lobby legislators for state funding.  Meeting will be 6:00-8:00pm at the Butterfield Community Resource Center, 9350 Berry Patch Lane, Las Cruces.



Sunday, December 10, 2017

     United Nations Human Rights Day


     “Border Violence: militarization and identity formation” will be presented by Jorge Rodriguez, ACLU of NM, at the Roundtable of the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano.  Roundtable is for 1 hour starting at 10:30am in the Library of the church.






Thursday, December 14, 2017

     Monthly Soulidarity Vigil from 4:30-5:00pm at Albert Johnson Park in front of Branigan Library.  Stand with water protectors everywhere.



Thursday, December 21, 2017

     “Hablamos Espanol” will be shown by the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church at 7:00pm in the church Library, 2000 S. Solano.  This film profiles Nashville’s Hispanic community and looks at Nashville’s status as a new destination city for refugees and immigrants.  It explores the rich diversity of people now calling Nashville home.  As these new neighbors rebuild their lives in Nashville, their experiences, contributions and conflicts impact the city, but they are challenged by isolation and barriers unknown to many Nashvillians.






Tune in to 101.5FM every day to hear KTAL-LP, our new, low-powered community radio.  Democracy Now can be heard and an eclectic mix of music plays between programs.  Hosts include Shannon Reynolds, Steve Fischmann, Peter Goodman, Lynn Moorer and Susan Fitzgerald.  Your tax-deductible contributions for equipment and syndicated shows such as Democracy Now are welcome.  Check out their web site at www.RadioQuetal.org and hit the donate button.


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