RESISTance Calendar

March 9, 2019

aturday, March 9, 2019

     Feminist Border Arts Film Festival continues at NMSU.  Complete details and schedule may be found at

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

     “Energy at Cross-Roads: How do we Actualize Breakthrough Potential” is the topic of the monthly Indivisible LAS CRUCES program.  Mariel Nanasi, Executive Director of New Energy Economy, will present and engage in a lively dialogue about bold solutions to address climate disruption.  The program, starting at 5:00pm, will be held in the Roadrunner Room of Branigan Library.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

     Sunshine Week panel discussion on border issues, “Shedding Light on a Dark Journey,” will be held at 5:30pm at Zuhl Library, third floor.  The event is free and open to the public.  Parking on campus after 4:30 is free.  The panel will include Lauren Villagran, Searchlight New Mexico, Robert Moore, independent journalist, and Diana Alba Soular, Las Cruces Sun-News.  Walt Rubel will serve as moderator.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

     International Festival will be held at the Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 Main St, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  It is free and open to the public.  Experience different cultures from across the globe: Africa, Saudi Arabia, China, Bangladesh, India and Nepal.  The festival will feature displays with native art, textiles, artifacts, photographs, music, dancing and games.  Co-sponsored by the City of Las Cruces and the NMSU Office of International and Border Programs.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

     World Down Syndrome Day

     International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination   On this day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid in Sharpeville, South Africa.

Saturday, March 24, 2019

     Advocacy for the Long Haul workshop will be held from 2:00-5:00pm at the Friends Meeting House, 622 N. Mesquite.  Learn what we can do to stop endless wars by urging Congress to reassert its constitutional authority and repeal the AUMF (Authorizations for Use of Military Force) that allowed US Presidents to engage in military action the last 18 years without Congressional debate or approval.  Register at  Workshop leaders will be national staff members from FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation)


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