Category «Meeting Recap»

October 28, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Unified Action PVA’s traditional pre-election Unified Action is to reach out to your personal influence network–your friends and acquaintances–and tell them about the local election. Let them know who you support and why. Full details about this Unified Action are here. Becki Graham, candidate for City Council, District 3 Becki Graham, a first-time candidate, expressed …

September 23, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Unified Action: Be Involved in the 2021 Municipal Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee www.pva-nm.org The Issue: The November 2021 consolidated election is crucial to determining the kind of community we will be in coming years.  Our personal involvement with local campaigns can make a big difference in the upcoming elections. What we are …

August 26, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Casa de Peregrinos update Board member, Eric Walkinshaw, thanked those who have donated to the food pantry. “Food costs are going up,” Eric explained, “and food rescue opportunities are decreasing, so we’re having to buy more food outright.” He announced a hunger strike fundraiser happening on September 23, 2021; participants fast for 24 hours while …

June 24, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Municipal Court update Judge Joy Goldbaum reports that the Las Cruces Municipal Court has moved into City Hall, 700 N. Main St., room 2007-B, while the old Courthouse on E. Griggs is having work performed on its mal-functioning HVAC systems. The move is expected to last through the summer.  Any task you might have done …

May 27, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Book recommendation for you Jim R. Moore says Bill McKibben’s new book FALTER is worth the time. “It really opened my eyes to how and why some of the super rich, such as the Koch Brothers (see Chapter 10) think they have no responsibility to support the masses. Also interesting info about Artificial Intelligence and …

Rep. Rubio Legislative Update 2021

Hello all,  My name is Angelica Rubio, and I represent District 35–which includes the Alameda Depot and Mesquite Historic Districts, Downtown, Bellamah Neighborhood, and Chiva Town, in addition to the Country Club and Elks neighborhoods.  As some of you may know, prior to becoming elected to the New Mexico State Legislature, I was a community …

April 22, 2021 – Virtual PVA

The Legislators weigh in on the 2021 Session Cheryl Frank explains that if PVA were meeting in person, we would have invited our local legislators to tell us about their experience (what really happened!) during the 60 day legislative session. And of course, we would’ve had a chance for a lively Q & A (next …