RESISTance Calendar

August 3, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

     Timebank Orientation is a free, monthly event for people who think they would like to participate in this alternative economic model.  Timebank members exchange services rather than money with their neighbors.  The orientation takes place at the Dona Ana Communities United office, 151 S. Walnut St, Unit B13, from 5:30 to 7:00pm.  You are welcome even if you are just curious and don’t think you will want to join.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

     “Health Security Bill Workshop & Messaging Training” will be held at Mountain View Market Co-op, 1300 El Paseo Rd, from 12:00-4:00pm.  Do you have questions about the Health Security Plan for New Mexico?  Download the Health Security Act and bring your laptop to this workshop and training.  Printed copies of the bill will be available for a donation of $5 to cover printing costs and snacks will be provided.  Limited space, so RSVP to hsnmc.contact@gmail.com.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

     “Health Security Fiscal Analysis Workshop” will be held at Mountain View Market Co-op, 1300 El Paseo Rd, from 12:00-4:00pm.  Learn how experts will cost out this universal health care plan for New Mexico?  What does “cost” mean?  Please RSVP to hsnmc.contact@gmail.com.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

     County Commission Meeting at which the contract with Wildlife Services will again be considered.  Last month, a compromise contract was passed that required Wildlife Services to attempt non-lethal control of wildlife two times before using poisons or traps.  Wildlife Services was not happy with the resolution and has asked that the deal be reconsidered.  The meeting begins at 9:00am in the Commission chambers at 845 N. Motel Blvd.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

     AARP Rally on the Plaza to end prescription greed from 9:00am – noon will feature local city, state and U.S. officials.  In addition to speakers, a mariachi band will provide entertainment and a Bill of Rights to Affordable Prescription Drugs will be available to sign.  The event is free and open to everyone.

     NAACP Monthly Meeting will be held at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo Rd, at 10:00am.  All are welcome.

     “Iron Jawed Angels” screening at the Fountain Theater, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla at 1:00pm.  This special showing to celebrate the signing of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote is by tax-deductible donation only ($20 suggested) to benefit the Las Cruces Coalition for Reproductive Justice and the Mesilla Valley Film Society.  “Fiery American suffragette Alice Paul lights a fire under the older women’s leaders in Washington DC. President Wilson refuses to give all women the vote, but Paul is prepared to go to prison for her cause.”  See attached flyer.

     Party on the Plaza is also part of the celebration of A Day for Equality sponsored by the Las Cruces Coalition for Reproductive Justice (LCCRJ).  This FREE party begins at 7:00pm with music by the band, The Beaux Peep Show, starting at 8:00.  There will be music, dancing, food trucks, vendors, activism, community and fun.  Donations to La Casa Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter (shampoo/conditioner; plastic plates, cups and bowls; utensils; razors; deodorant; women’s sanitation products) are most welcome.  See attached flyer.

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