Weekly RESISTance Calendar

December 30, 2017

SAVE THE DATE:  Las Cruces WOMEN’S MARCH returns Sunday, January 21, 1:00pm with march at 2:00.  Details TBA ASAP.

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

     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.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

     Legislative Town Hall with Rudy Martinez – to be held at the Great American Steak Burger, 1338 Picacho Hills Rd. from 5:30-7:00pm.  Enjoy complimentary appetizers, and weigh in on issues important to you for the upcoming legislative session.

Monday, January 8, 2018

     Regional Symposium on Sustainable Water Resources will be co-sponsored by UTEP and TAMU.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Maureen McCarthy from the University of Nevada-Reno and the symposium will be from 1:00-5:00pm on the UTEP campus at the Tomas Rivera Conference Center in the UTEP Union.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

     Indivisible Las Cruces General Meeting, in the Roadrunner Rm, Branigan Libraby, 11:00am to 1:00pm.

     Legislative Town Hall with Rep. Ferrary and Sen. Soules – to be held at Temple Beth-El, 3980 Sonoma Spring Ave., from 6:00-7:30pm.  Join Rep. Joanne Ferrary and Sen. Bill Soules for a discussion about the upcoming 2018 legislative session.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

     New Mexico Water Dialogue Annual Meeting will be held at the Indian Pureblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.  This 24th Annual Meeting has the theme, “Balancing Our Water Needs: Adjudication and Alternatives.”  Register early at httpps://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=2052657&memberID=ETQ3ueTj7MGwxCA5sOtLxg==&job/d=583123&isTest=0.

     Monthly gathering supporting Water Protectors and Indigenous Rights will be held at Albert Johnson Park, corner of Picacho Ave and N. Main St., from 4:30-5:00pm.  Rattles, drums, signs and – mostly – just you.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

     What is on the Agenda in the 2018 NM Legislative Cycle? will be the topic for the Open Meeting of the Southern NM New Progressives.  The meeting, from 2:00-4:00pm in the Roadrunner Room of Branigan Library, will feature Senators Soules and Steinborn, and Representatives Rubio, Small and Martinez.

     The monthly Timebank Orientation will be held from 2:00-3:30pm at the Dona Ana Communities United office, 151 S. Walnut, Unit B13, Las Cruces.  Timebanks provide an exchange of services (not dollars) that bu8ild 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.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

     2018 Progressive Action Summit (sold out last year) will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  ProgressNOW-NM will be partnering with America Votes, Center for Civic Policy, Equality NM, the NM Center for Law & Poverty, Working Families Party and El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos to touch on topics such as economic development, race class and gender in politics, tapping the permanent fund for early childhood education, and approaching NM’s opioid epidemic.  And that’s just for starters.  RSVP now at https://resist012018.com.

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