Weekly RESISTance Calendar

July 16, 2017

July is Immigrant Heritage Month and Disability Pride month

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 19 2017

     Public Hearing on Campaign Finance Disclosure at the County Commission, 845 N Motel Blvd.  Common Cause urges you to attend this hearing from 9:00-noon.  Legislation is currently pending before the NM Secretary of State.

 

     Anti-war Vigil every Wednesday (since 9/11/01) from 4:00-5:00pm at the federal court building, Church Street at Griggs.

 

 

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

     “Women in Transition Information Fair” will be hosted by Grandma’s SOULAR Power from 10:00am-2:00pm at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo Rd.  Community organizations, city & state agencies will have information on helping to make changes in your life.  All women welcome.  Free admission.

 

     Soulidarity vigil every Thursday from 5:00-5:30pm.The Thursday water protector vigil is now being held at Albert Johnson Park in front of the Library rather than at the federal court building.  MORE SHADE and more traffic. Stand in opposition to Dakota Access, Keystone XL, and all other oil pipelines being constructed across the land of indigenous and Native peoples in violation of treaties and with disregard for sacred spaces.

 

     “Pride” is the July film shown by the Social Justice Committee at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano.  Based on a true story, the film depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984.  The union was reluctant to accept the group’s support due to the union’s public relations’ worries about being openly associated with a gay group.  “R” rated for occasional strong language and two scenes of a sexual nature.  Film starts at 7:00pm in the Library, free popcorn, donations accepted.

 

 

 

Saturday, July 22, 2017

     Southern New Mexico New Progressives Public Meeting on health care will be held 11:00am in the Roadrunner Room of Branigan Library (2nd floor).

 

“Why America Needs Healthcare for All” is the topic of a monthly Conversations with Democrats.  Special guest, Dr. James G. Lenhart, MD, FAAFP, MPH, will travel from Tacoma, WA, to be the conversation leader.   Don’t miss this exceptional speaker from 2:00-4:00pm at Arrowhead Park Early College High School, 3600 Arrowhead Dr., Las Cruces.  To read his book prior to his talk, go to www.amazon.com/Conversations-Paco-America-Needs-Healthcare/dp/0615471099.

 

 

Sunday, July 23, 2017

     Political Correctness – The Evolution of a Concept will be the topic for the Roundtable discussion at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano.  The panel of Dr. Martha Loustaunau, Peter Goodman, Sureyya Husain and Bob Hearn will consider how meanings have changed, the relationship to free speech, perceived excesses, limitations, and political usage of the term.

 

–Jan Thompson janthompson0817@gmail.com

 

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