RESISTance Calendar

January 25, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019

     March and Protest to Reject Border Wall and for Immigration Reform sponsored by Border Network for Human Rights and Border Resident Families.  Participants will gather at Noon at San Jacinto Plaza (111 W. Mills, El Paso), stop at Santa Fe port of entry, and end at Chihuahuita area (106 Calleros Ct).  This will be a massive mobilization near the site of ongoing border wall construction to denounce the inhumanity of Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda.  To carpool, meet in the parking lot of Milagro Coffee y Espresso on University near I-25.

     “Transportation:  When People Move, the Economy Improves” is the topic for this Conversations with Democrats discussion.  The guest speaker will be David J. Armijo, Executive Director of the South Central Regional Transit District, who will present information on the recently completed Passenger Commuter Rail study serving Doña Ana County and El Paso as well as general information regarding our regional transportation planning and services.  The “conversation” will begin at 2:00 pm at the Holy Family American National Catholic Church, 702 Parker Rd.  Free, refreshment will be served.

     Singing Out Las Cruces Choir, will perform its winter concert, “Songs of Hope,” at Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 E. Missouri at 7:00 pm.  Tickets $10, children 12 & under free, may be purchased at Spirit Winds or at the door of the event.  There will be a silent auction and refreshments at the performance.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

     Singing Out Las Cruces Choir, will perform its winter concert, “Songs of Hope,” at Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 E. Missouri at 3:00 pm.  Tickets $10, children 12 & under free, may be purchased at Spirit Winds or at the door of the event.  There will be a silent auction and refreshments at the performance.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

     “Raising Zoey” will be shown at 6:00 pm at 3014 McFie Circle on the NMSU campus.  This screening, sponsored by PFLAG, will include a Q&A session with the family featured in the film.  The film is a documentary about a transgender teenager.  It features the coming-of-age story of a Latina youth growing up in a working-class family and addresses issues of immigration, early transitioning, navigating academic spaces, suicide prevention, and peer support.  Free.

Monday, February 4, 2019

     Roy Zimmerman will do his RiZe Up concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano, starting at 7:00 pm.  His political satire about contemporary issues (he already has one about Roger Stone) will show you how it is possible to laugh and have fun despite this horrendous period in our government’s history.  Tickets at $20 (or pay what you can) are available at the door.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

     “Barriers to Public Acceptance of Climate Science, Impacts and Solutions” is the title of a talk given by Katharine Hayhoe (https://nmsuccess1.wordpress.com/speaker-bios/).  This is the fifth lecture in the 8-part NMSU Climate Change Education Seminar Series.  It will be held in Domenici Hall, Room 109, starting at 6:30 pm.  Free and open to the public.  Parking is free in university lots after 4:30.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

     Indivisible LAS CRUCES general meeting will be held in the Branigan Library starting at 5:00 pm.  The speaker will be Sandy Daniel who will talk about the National Popular Interstate Compact (NPV) regarding the popular vote and Electoral College.

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