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Working Towards the Common Good: 2016 NM Nonprofit Survey Briefing & Report Release

New Mexico Nonprofits Facing the Future: Moving Beyond the Data

The findings from the 2016 New Mexico Nonprofit Survey are here! Join us on May 3rd to move beyond the data and learn what the results mean for NM nonprofits facing the future during these uncertain times. At this free event, Building Movement Project will release the 2016 survey report and a panel of local nonprofit leaders will discuss what the findings mean for their organizations, how they collaborate with other nonprofits, and what role New Mexico’s nonprofits can play in strengthening the sector and improving our state. This report builds on the surveys from 2015 and 2014,and will provide a deeper look into the experiences of nearly 300 nonprofits from across the state, highlighting the issues, challenges and opportunities they face as organizations. Panelists:

Marcela Diaz, Executive Director, Somos Un Pueblo Unido

Edward Tabet-Cubero, Executive Director, NM Center on Law and Poverty

Melynn Schuyler, Executive Director, Santa Fe ¡Youth Works!

May Day “Rise Up ABQ” rally

On May 1st, hundreds in our communities will not work, will not go to school, and will not make purchases to show our community, political and economic power and will attend our RiseUp ABQ! rally. Our country cannot move forward without our immigrant neighbors! Click here to see our Facebook event. Click here to see our flyers in English
Click here to see our flyers in Spanish

Albuquerque People’s Climate Mobilization

Join us on April 29th at Washington Middle School Park in Albuquerque. We’ll meet at 10:30am, where you can sign a climate ribbon (with what you stand to lose from climate change), hear from a few great Native American speakers and then head out for a march, ending near El Chante – Casa Cultural (804 Park Ave SW) where we’ll join the Pueblo Action Alliance’s Healing Circle Event.

People’s Climate March Las Cruces

Climate change and mass extinction are defining environmental challenges of our time. We must make major systematic changes to our energy and production systems, and governmental bodies are not acting fast enough. We need a massive grassroots effort, and we need it now. Rally and march in solidarity with protests across the country on April 29, as part of the People’s Climate March. Meet at 10am at Albert Johnson park (Picacho/Main, in front of Branigan Library), then march down Water Street.

Art build for People’s Climate March

Help make art for the People’s Climate March in Las Cruces! We will provide sign-making materials and other art supplies, and you are invited to bring your own. Come for any amount of time between 4pm and 8pm.

Tell Trump, Zinke: New Mexico loves our National Monuments

For communities around New Mexico, undoing the Antiquities Act or reducing our National Monuments is a troubling development in the ongoing effort to protect important cultural sites in areas in and around Rio Grande del Norte National Monument near Taos and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in Doña Ana County.