Weekly RESISTance Calendar

April 29, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

     “Charity & Equity” will be the topic of this Great Conversation sponsored by Beloved Community.  Lets come together as a caring community and explore beyond the role of Charity.  The conversation will be held from 5:30-7:00pm at Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 Missouri Ave, Las Cruces.  Capacity is limited to 20, so you must RSVP to greatconversationslc@gmail.com.



Every Weekend in May

     A Photo Exhibit by Sister Margaret (Maggie) Sierra, Maryknoll Sister, of her Missionary Travels, Centro Santa Catalina, A Women’s Co-op in Juarez, Mexico.  All photo donations will go to the Co-op and Tutorial programs.  Nopalito’s Galleria, 310 S. Mesquite St.



Tuesday, May 1, 2018

     Candidate Forum of Democratic candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, Public Regulatory Commissioner, and NM Representative, District 34.  Forum will be from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Downtown Mall.



Wednesday, May 2, 2018

     School Safety Meeting will be held at Onate High School starting at 6:00pm.  All schools are gun-free zones.  This is a joint meeting of the Las Cruces School Board and the City Council.


Candidate Forum of Democratic candidates for U.S. Representative District 2, State Auditor, State Land Commissioner, NM Representative, Dist. 33, NM Representative, Dist. 52, and NM Representative, Dist. 53.  Forum will be from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Downtown Mall.



Thursday, May 3, 2018

     World Press Freedom Day.  Please remember Mexican journalist, Emilio Gutierrez Soto, who is being held in detention in El Paso pending his appeal of a negative hearing on his case for asylum.  Emilio and his son, Oscar, fear for their lives if deported back to Mexico.  You may send them greetings at: Emilio Gutierrez Soto, #1780, ICE Processing Center, 8915 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX  79925.



Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 2018

     New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference will include panel discussions about community programs around the country that promote nearby public lands and will include directors of outdoor recreation offices from multiple Western states as well as leaders in the outdoor recreation industry.





Wednesday, May 9, 2018

     Candidate Forum of Democratic candidates for Sheriff, County Assessor, County Commission Dist. 1, County Commission Dist. 5.  Forum will be from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Downtown Mall.



Saturday, May 12, 2018

     Voice of the Voiceless 2018 solidarity dinner celebrating the 40th anniversary of Annunciation House in El Paso.  This event will again be held at the Santa Lucia Parish Hall starting at 6:00pm.  Tickets are $50 and may be ordered online at https://vov2108.brownpapertickets.com/.  Father Ismael “Melo” Moreno, S.J. of Honduras, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Voice of the Voiceless Award and will be present to speak.  The theme is “If the World Knew . . . “ and Fr. Melo is the director of Radio Progreso, an independent station that gives voice to human rights activists, trade unionists, small farmers, and others with little access to the elite-controlled national media.  Annunciation House has provided temporary housing to migrant, homeless, and economically vulnerable peoples of the border.

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