The Social Justice Team of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe is sponsoring a panel discussion presenting various perspectives on the impact and complex challenges of current immigration policies on Santa Fe and New Mexico. The purpose of the program is to inform, clarify and possibly inspire the audience to take thoughtful action.
- Marcela Díaz, Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido
- Juan Lopez, Representative from the United Workers’ Center
- Rebecca Kitson, Immigration attorney
- Miguel Angel Acosta, Organizer and educator
This program will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation’s Fogelson Hall (107 W. Barcelona Road in Santa Fe) from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The program is open to the public. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. For more information, contact Trish Steindler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Westside Forum™ presents
Arizona’s Attack on Cultural Education;
Could It Happen Here?
Ms. Martinez worked as educator and administrator in New Mexico for 17 years. Currently, she is working with the Southwest Research and Information Center (SRIC). She is with the University of New Mexico in the Language Literacy and Socio-cultural Studies Program.
Ms. Martinez is co-founder of Los Jardines Institute an educational and agricultural non-profit in the Albuquerque’s South Valley. Helping to build support for rural and urban
agriculture, sustainability, healthy communities and cultural exchange: to reclaim knowledge, build community, and power that recognizes our geographic, resource, human and species interdependence.
3:00 PM – Saturday – May 19, 2012
Unitarian Universalist Westside Congregation
1650 Abrazo Road, Rio Rancho
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William M. Brown, Earth Scientist on
The Climate Reality Project:
Current Energy and Climate Change
Issues and Policies in the US
On behalf of The Climate Change Reality Project, initiated by Al Gore, Bill will provide current information on Southwest US climate change impacts plus a brief overview of solutions at the March, 2012 WESTSIDE FORUM.
William (Bill) M. Brown was an Earth Scientist with the US Geological Survey for 36 years. He led projects on the environmental impacts of human activities in the US and seven other countries. Bill has worked as a research team manager and/or researcher on global minerals and energy, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, International Mining, the Minerals and Sustainable Development Project; and as a Budget Analyst in the US Department of the Interior. He has authored more than 60 research papers, books, and government administrative publications in addition to numerous newspaper, magazine and online articles.
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The Great Energy Challenge
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