Paul Gibson and his wife, Roxanne Barber came to Santa Fe in 2012. Since arriving in Santa Fe they have been involved in the development of the Academy of Sustainability Education at Santa Fe High, as volunteers with Master Gardeners, New Energy Economy, and other local efforts. Most recently they coordinated the SantaFe4Bernie campaign, an effort that took advice from Bernie and focused locally, morphing into Retake the Roundhouse. Retake the Roundhouse worked with other advocacy groups around the state to support nine important races, winning seven of them and contributing to NM being the only state legislature in the country that turned blue in the last election. They now are exiting from partisan election processes and have created Retake Our Democracy, a 501-c-4 non-profit organization that tried to make daily activism easier by providing a wide range of resources, information and tools that empower and activate supporters.
Today: a post written the morning after the 2016 election and a personal note to all of you from Roxanne. The next week promises to be momentous and quite likely frightening. We will need each other & Retake will keep… Read More ›
One Day To Go. Tools for Viewing Tomorrow’s Returns; A Call To Act One Last Day; And Because We Need It: Valarie Kaur
We offer links to all of this week’s posts, an update on where we stand in the election, tools for watching tomorrow night and a new Ted Talk from Valarie Kaur that is simply overwhelming. One more day to push… Read More ›
Today, we offer a message of hope and some predictions for Tuesday, a very quick read…. We are gonna get this done, but there are some close races her in NM that could use your time. Plus a NM plan… Read More ›
The Supreme Court could invalidate all votes counted after Nov 3 even if this hands the election to Trump & despite a clear Biden win. Between now & Nov 3, all we can do is GOTV & ensure a Nov… Read More ›