RESISTance Calendar

June 8, 2019

June is World Refugee Month and LGBTQIA Pride Month

Saturday, June 8, 2019

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

     “Framing the Health Care Debate: Lesson from a Local Provider” is the topic for the monthly open meeting of the Southern New Mexico New Progressives.  Dr. Joseph Yaroch, a local psychiatrist, will discuss his experiences as a health care provider being trained and practicing elsewhere before coming to New Mexico.  He is going to discuss how health care advocates can more effectively frame discussions around common health care issues in a way that engages people.  The meeting will be from 2:00-3:30pm at the Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N Main St on the downtown mall.

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/.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

     The movie, From Selma to Stonewall, will be shown at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N Main on the downtown mall beginning at 6:30pm.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion of the intersection of the Civil Rights and LGBTQ movements.  This free event is co-sponsored by Southern New Mexico Pride and PFLAG.

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

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.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

     Borderland Rainbow Center Gala will take place at the El Paso Zoo.  BRC is El Paso’s LGBTQ Community Center and this Pride Gala and Awards Ceremony is its major fundraiser.  The Gala will have a silent and live auction, entertainment, drinks, special guests, and will be hosted by Del Shores, Executive Producer of Queer as Folk.  The keynote speaker will be Jesus Valles, native El Pasoan and Playwright-Performer.  Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at https://borderlandrainbow.networkforgood.com/events/12161-pride-gala-and-awards-ceremony-by-the-borderland-rainbow-center.  Ticket includes dinner and wine (cash bar will be available).

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