Category «Unified Action»

Unified Action – September 2009

Be Involved in the November 3 Municipal Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, pva@pva-nm-org The Issue The Las Cruces city elections on Tuesday, November 3, are crucial to determining the kind of city Las Cruces will become. Our personal involvement can make the difference in the mayor and city council races. What we are …

Unified Action – October 2009

Talk to 5 Friends about the November 3 Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, pva@pva-nm.org The issue It’s important that we vote, but it’s also important that we advocate for candidates we believe in. This kind of advocacy is at the heart of the democratic process, and often a friend’s recommendation has tremendous influence …

Unified Action – February 2010

Ask Senator Tom Udall to Co-Sponsor the CLEAR Act Sponsored by Cathilia FloresFor more information, please email her at cathilia@gmail.com. The issue: On January 28 America formally pledged to the UN that it would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 17% (from what they were in 2005) by 2020. To do so, Congress must pass real climate …

Unified Action – March 2010

Make Otero Mesa a National Monument Sponsored by the Southwest Environmental Center For more information send email to Jason Burke The Issue The Bureau of Land Management has put together a plan to open up 95 percent of Otero Mesa for oil and gas development. Otero Mesa in one of the largest and wildest desert grasslands in North …

Unified Action – April 2010

Commit to Downtown Revitalization Sponsored by Cindi Fargo, Downtown Las Cruces PartnershipFor more information send email to Cindi Fargo. The Issue A vibrant and active downtown is central to a city’s identity. The city council needs to take the next key step—opening Main Street completely with streetlights, benches, and landscaping—so that development will continue. Some key …

Unified Action – May 2010

Justice for the Residents of Lomas de Poleo Sponsored by Charlotte Lipson and Father Bill MortonFor more information send email to Charlotte The Issue Lomas de Poleo continues to be the site of egregious human rights abuses. The village shares the border with Sunland Park, New Mexico—the residents there are our neighbors. Their land is in the …

Unified Action – June 2010

Ask Congressional Representatives to Remove 2017 Deadline from the Affordable Care Act Sponsored by Cathilia FloresFor more information send email to Cathilia The Issue This year Congress passed landmark health care reform legislation that includes many solid provisions that will benefit Americans. States have two approaches toward universal coverage: 1- set up a health insurance exchange …

Unified Action – August 2010

Support Curbside Recycling in Las Cruces Sponsored by Al & Terri McBrayer, The Recycle CoupleFor more information send email to Al and Terri or call them at 575-541-9667 The Issue Curbside recycling is almost here, at long last. HOWEVER, the city councilors are waiting to see if there is strong public support for curbside recycling. They are …

Unified Action – September 2010

Make a Difference in the November Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, pva@pva-nm.org The Issue There are important campaigns this fall in Doña Ana County and the state of New Mexico and many excellent progressive candidates. There is no alternative to personal involvement if we care about the outcome of the 2010 elections. Your contribution will …

Unified Action – October 2010

Talk to 5 Friends about the November 2 Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive CommitteeFor more information send email to Cheryl Frank The Issue Voting is essential to our democracy, of course! It’s also important that we advocate for the candidates we believe in. A friend’s recommendation can have a big influence on how we vote, …