How Did Low-Income Families Do in 2019 Roundhouse Session? Report from NM Voices for Children

We also provide an update on our campaign to support Asylum Seekers (you done good!), and information about an array of events and opportunities. NM Voices report includes a link to a summary of every bill signed into law in 2019 with a link to each bill’s summary.Immigration panel with Marcela Diaz, Allegra Love, Rebekah…

We Filled a Room with Donations! Keep it Coming, as Santa Fe NOT To House Refugees, Plus an Update on New Energy Economy & PNM/PRC

Our first shipment of donated goods will be this morning, with more deliveries planned for tomorrow. Info on continuing efforts is provided, also info on Chainbreaker Collective’s community organizing launch, a panel tonight on Housing as a Human Right, and New Energy Economy’s petition to oppose PNM’s nuclear acquisition plans. We provide a list of…

Update on Refugees. 400-700 a Day Being Released by ICE in El Paso. Pipeline to an Overwhelmed Las Cruces

Quick blog today to announce that drop offs at New Energy Economy will continue until further notice. We have drivers to bring goods to ABQ. Nice work team. Local action needed on a terrible water treatment plan here in Santa Fe. Also info on three coming events including GND planning meeting and a webinar on…

Plastic Free Markets Are Coming and So Are Refugees—Time to Act Santa Fe

We’ve got a list of needed items, a place to drop off donations and drivers to get them to ABQ and the refugees. Details provided. Please share. This post also features an interesting article on the growth of plastic-free food markets YAY and on New Energy Economy’s petition filed Monday opposing PNM’s plan to force…

PNM Proposes Another $1 B Bailout–Buying 10% of Palo Verde Nuclear & Selling it to You Plus–AOC Video on the Green New Deal

Today’s post will be brief, a few comments on an interesting Legislative Panel last night, a guest post from New Energy Economy about the latest PNM offense, and a really uplifting and inspiring animated video produced by Naomi Klein and written by AOC and Avi Lewis (husband of Naomi Klein and activist in his own…

The US Congressional Hearing on Chaco Leaves Little to Cheer as Our Leadership Focuses on Our Partnership with G&O

The Governor and her energy Secretary spoke glowingly of our partnership with gas and oil while Indigenous leaders spoke from the heart about the sanctity of Chaco and the land.  Sadly, we’ve got centuries of US history that undermines hopes that even Chaco can be saved from the ravages of greed and failure of moral…

A Stirring Call to Save Chaco from Retake Reader, Hearing Today 10am + Powerful Video on Dudley St., MA

Dudley St. was one of the hundreds of communities abandoned by policymakers and ready to be “developed” into another cookie-cutter factory of gentrification until residents developed other ideas. After the usual Monday recap of last week, you will find a tremendous 15 minute video that is instructive for Santa Fe as it considers how to…