Meeting and Other Events

Albuquerque Indivisible will have a general meeting in about a week. Starting in May, we plan to have meetings scheduled the second Monday of each month.

We hope to see you on the 8th. If you can’t make it, please write to indivisibleabq@gmail.com if you would like to give input.

Albuquerque Indivisible Meeting
Monday, May 8
7-8:30 p.m.
Friends Meeting House
1600 5th St NW

Potential agenda topics include:

  • T-shirts
  • Website
  • Potential mayoral forum
  • Evaluation of how we’re doing
  • What we learned at the recent Training for Action day

Please let us know if you have anything you’d like the meeting to address.

Please bring a few dollars. We plan to take a collection to donate for the meeting space and to use for other expenses.

Also, please let me know if you’d like to help one of three committees:

  • Events
  • Communications
  • Government and Issues

Also, here are some other events coming up in about the next couple of weeks.

 

Pro-immigrant Rally
Monday, May 1
4-7 p.m.
Tiguex Park
Sponsored by El Centro de Igualdad and Albuquerque Teachers Federation

Trump’s anti-immigrant stance is one area where he has been most effective. I have another commitment at this time, but it would be great if we could make a showing there.

 

Resist Trump Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 2, May 9
11:30-12:30
At 4th & Gold, outside the offices of our members of Congress.

 

Medicare for All Rally
Tuesday, May 16
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Civic Plaza
Sponsored by Indivisible Nob Hill

Events for the Second Half of April

Sen. Heinrich Town Hall, April 19

Probably the most important event is That Sen. Heinrich is holding a town hall meeting in Albuquerque.

Senator Martin Heinrich Town Hall
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6 p.m. MT (They ask that guests respect this educational venue and not arrive before the doors open at 5 p.m.)
Atrisco Heritage Academy Gymnasium, 10800 Dennis Chavez Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87121

The meeting will also be live-streamed at http://Facebook.com/MartinHeinrich.

No signs will be permitted. Simultaneous Spanish-English language interpretation and ASL translation services will be provided.

Guidance on how to make the most of these meetings is provided by national Indivisible at:
https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/recess/

Bernalillo County Democratic Party Meeting, April 20

Thursday, April 20
6 p.m.
Plumbers & Pipefitters Union Hall
510 San Pedro SE

The new Bernalillo County Democratic Party chairman, Bill Peifer, will introduce a new organizational plan. He seems like he wants to rejuvenate the local party. The county party meets on the third Thursday monthly.

Science March, April 22

Saturday, April 22
2 p.m.
Albuquerque Civic Plaza

As of now, we don’t have any plans for a contingent for this.

Training for Action, April 23
If We Organize, We Win

Sunday, April 23
Noon – 5 p.m.
South Valley Academy, 3426 Blake Road SW

This looks like a great line-up of sessions.

Food, child care and Spanish-language translation provided free.

Organized by the Sierra Club.

Registration and more information: http://www.riograndesierraclub.org/training-for-action/

Maurreen Skowran would be up for having an informational table if anyone else is interested in doing that with me.

Climate March, April 29

Saturday, April 29
Meet at 10 a.m.

We’ll have the banner at Washington Middle School Park, 1101 Park Ave. SW, near the intersection of Park and 10th St.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1650454311917805/

May Day rally in support of immigrants, May 1

Monday, May 1
4 – 7 p.m.
Tiguex Park, 1800 Mountain Rd NW

We don’t now have a contingent for this.