RESISTance Calendar

September 7, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

     El Paso Firme: Action Against White Supremacy, sponsored by Border Network for Human Rights, RAICES Texas and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, calls us to an exercise of collective compassion and solidarity.  The event will include a march, a call to action, and musical performances.  Meet at 5:00pm at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso.  Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis of the Poor People’s Campaign will also participate.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

     Momuments to Main Street Kick-Off Fiesta at Klein Park, 155 N. Mesquite, in Las Cruces from 4:00-9:00pm.  The event will feature great food, Latin music by Nosotros and the Gipsy Gitano, horse-drawn trolley rides, and much, much more.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

     Chihuahuan Desert Landscapes in an Uncertain Future is the title of the first lecture in the NMSU Climate Change Education Seminar Series.  Dr. Debra Peters is a research scientist for the US Department of Agriculture, Jornada Experimental Range, and is the lead Principle Investigator for the Jornada Basin Long Term Ecological Research Program.  Dr. Peters will speak at 7:00pm in the DACC East Mesa Campus Auditorium, 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.  She will answer the question, “What are the climate impacts on the Chihuahuan Desert?”

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, NEA State President Mary Parr Sanchez, 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.

     Kick-off of Moral March on Washington will begin in El Paso and culminate in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2020.  It is significant that the Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington has chosen El Paso for this event.  The Moral Monday Mass Meeting (A National Call for Moral Revival) will be held 7:00-9:00pm, specific location TBA.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

     Constitution Day . . . Don’t you wish Trump would study this document?

Friday, September 20, 2019

     Global Climate Strike rally in El Paso.  Sponsored by 350.org and others, science and justice demand that we do more than simply address the symptoms of the climate breakdown.  The Global Climate Strike is a vital moment where our collective power comes together to make these solutions a reality.  Event starts at 4:30pm at Memorial Park, 1701 N. Copia, El Paso.  RSVP at https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/us-climate-strikes?referrer=group-350org-network&source=350org-network&utm_medium=email&utm_source=actionkit.  Enter zip code to be directed to El Paso event.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

     International Peace Day

     NAACP Monthly meeting at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo, begins at 10:00am.

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.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

     International Safe Abortion Day

Tuesday, October 8, 2019            ACLU Annual Meeting, at Andele Restaurant, 1950 Calle de Norte, Mesilla, from 5:30-7:00pm.  RSVP at http://aclu-nm.org/2019meetings or 575-527-0664, X1102.d

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