RESISTance Calendar

August 17, 2019

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.

     Mountain View Co+op Block Party starts at 9:00am and continues throughout the day with local vendors, special prices, entertainment, and community-building events.  Check it out at 1300 El Paseo.

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

     El Paso Strong Rally will be held at Lincoln Park, 4001 Durazno Ave, El Paso, starting at 11:00am.  The El Paso Chapter of Moms Demand Action will be partnering with El Paso Strong to host a rally to push for gun violence prevention, strengthen the Latinx community and to honor the victims of the El Paso shooting.

     “Iron Jawed Angels” screening at the Fountain Theater, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla at 1:30pm.  This special showing to celebrate the signing of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote is free.  “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.”

     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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

     Town Hall sponsored by the Office of African American Affairs of New Mexico.  Food will be served and child care is available.  “Speak up because the day you don’t speak up for the things that matter to you is the day your freedom truly ends.”  5:30-8:30pm at Lynn Community Middle School, 950 S Walnut.  More information at 505-383-6222.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

     “Educating New Mexico: Why the Martinez-Yazzie Ruling Matters” is the topic of this Conversations with Democrats program.  Dr. Karen Trujillo will be the conversation leader of this valuable topic.  The program begins at 2:00pm at Holy Family American National Catholic Church, 702 Parker Rd.


Saturday, September 14, 2019

     Education will be the theme of this monthly public meeting of the Southern New Mexico New Progressives.  Speakers will be Public Education Commissioner Pat Gipson, LCPS Community Schools Coordinator David Greenberg, and NM Senator Bill Soules who chairs the Senate Education Committee.  From 2:00-4:00pm, this meeting will be held at Sugie’s Diner, 340 N Main St.

Monday, September 16, 2019

     Quarterly Community Meeting of NAMI-NM (National Alliance for Mental Illness) will be held from 6:00-7:30pm at the Branigan Library, 200 E. Picacho, and includes a light supper.

Friday, September 20, 2019

     Global Climate Strike

Friday, September 27, 2019

     Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be held at the Fountain Theater, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, from 6:00-9:00pm.  These environmental and adventure films illustrate the Earth’s beauty and show the challenges facing our planet and the communities working to protect it.  Tickets will be available soon.


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