RESISTance Calendar

June 1, 2019

June is World Refugee Month

Saturday, June 1, 2019

     Border Heroes 2019: Resilience is the theme for the annual border heroes dinner event sponsored by Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center.  Las Americas provides pro bono legal representation for several asylum-seekers held in long-term detention and has been a long-time advocate for immigration reform.  This year, Las Americas honors attorney Carlos Spector with its inaugural Legacy Award, Stephanie Karr (former Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence) as the Border Hero, and Annunciation House with a special Volunteer Award.  Tickets are available at $80 (through May 18) and $100 (after May 18).  The dinner will be 6:30-7:30pm at the El Paso Community College, Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount Blvd.  RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/886028155061578/.

     Singing Out Concert with the theme “Disco, Madonna, and Cher, OH MY!!!” can be heard starting at 7:00pm at Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 Missouri Ave.  Tickets on sale at Spirit Winds and at the door. Tickets are $10 with children 12 and under free. Sign Language interpreter at all concerts.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

     Singing Out Concert with the theme “Disco, Madonna, and Cher, OH MY!!!” can be heard starting at 3:00pm at Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 Missouri Ave.  Tickets on sale at Spirit Winds and at the door. Tickets are $10 with children 12 and under free. Sign Language interpreter at all concerts.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

     Indivisible Community Meeting will be held at 10:00am at Sugie’s Diner, downtown mall, 340 N. Main.  Speakers will be Kevin Bixby of SWEC and Joann Vullo

Friday, June 7, 2019

     National Gun Violence Awareness Day  —  wear orange, the color hunters wear in the woods to protect themselves and others.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

     NAACP meeting at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo, will begin at 10:00am.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

     Timebank Orientation from 6:00-7:30pm at 151 S. Walnut, Unit B13, is a must if you wish to join the timebank and start using your time as money.  The timebank is a service exchange where members meet each other’s needs and build community along the way.  This group was featured at a recent PVA meeting.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

     Issues & Answers: Immigration will be aired on KRWG-TV at 7:00pm.  This forum featured a panel of Nia Rucker, ACLU-NM, Molly Molloy, NMSU, and Edith Tapia, Hope Border Institute and was taped before a live audience.  The show will be re-broadcast June 15 at 5:00pm and June 16 at 11:00am.

Friday, June 14, 2019

     “Your Land and Your Legacy: Workshops for Farmers, Ranchers and Other Landowners and the Professionals Who Advise Them” will be the theme for a full day of education co-sponsored by Southern New Mexico Community Foundation, Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, and Frontera of El Paso.  Attorney David Braun will be the special expert guest.  The program will be from 8:00am to 4:30pm at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces.  RSVP to https://www.communityfoundationofsouthernnewmexico.com/events-2/2019-your-land-your-legacy/.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

     World Refugee Day

Friday, June 21, 2019

     Free Concert to celebrate 2019 Juneteenth will be offered at 6:00pm at the Rio Grande Theatre (211 N Downtown Mall).  Musical guests will be NMSU Gospel Choir, Voices of Bethel, Greater St. John Male Chorus, New Life Missionary Baptist Church, Randy Granger, Orlando Antonio-Jiminez, and New World Drummers.  Get your groove on and hear these inspiring musical offerings.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

     2019 Juneteenth Unity Banquet, “So Much at Stake,” will feature keynote speaker Dr. Ernest Johnson, Esq.  Dr. Johnson is Professor at Southern University Law Center.  The dinner begins at 6:00pm and will be held at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.  Tickets for this annual event sponsored by the NAACP-DAC at $50 may be purchased on the NAACP website, www.naacpdac.org.  Call 575-635-7538 for more information.

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