Across the country (and world) the Women’s March will be touring the nation to register voters, engage underserved communities, and put force behind women and progressive candidates in swing states. Let’s make sure the nation and world hears us as we commit to bringing even more #PowerToThePolls!
2018 is our 55th anniversary. Throughout the year, in the Sierran and on our website, we’ll be looking back at some of the events, issues, victories and struggles that shaped New Mexico and El Paso.
2018 is our 55th anniversary. Throughout the year, in the Sierran and on our website, we’ll be looking back at some of the events, issues, victories and struggles that shaped New Mexico and El Paso. Flash back to 2006 from a Leadership Development Project workshop.
Celebrating the Rio Grande Chapter’s 55 years! In 2002, we filed a lawsuit against PNM for atmospheric pollution of the San Juan power plant. In 2017, PNM shut down half of this coal-fired plant.
John Buchser is the former longtime Rio Grande Chapter chairman, and he remains out Water Team chair and has been a member of the Rio Grande Chapter for decades. Question: What is your position in the Rio Grande Chapter? John Buchser: Water issues chair Q: How
In the most recent blueprints for end of course exams, New Mexico students won’t be tested on monopolies being forced to dismantle during the early 20th century, the racial and ethnic conflict as people moved from farms to cities, or civil-rights leaders such as Rosa Parks and Malcolm X.
By Mona Blaber, Rio Grande Chapter communications coordinator Well, that didn’t last long. In September, when the Public Education Department quietly released a proposal that removed climate change, evolution and the age of the Earth from an otherwise stellar science
The partnership between Sierra Club and the Global Warming Express kids climate program is chugging along. The Global Warming Express network is expanding to include climate science programs in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Las Cruces.
The Sierra Club Military Outdoors Program is a way for active duty and former military to reconnect with each other and with the land that they fought to protect. New Mexico has a rich military tradition, as shown by the higher-than-average number of veterans at just under 10 percent, as compared to the rest of the U.S. at under 8 percent. Join us – veteran or not – on our 2018 outings.
By Richard Barish, Central New Mexico Political chair Sierra Club-endorsed candidates Tim Keller, for Mayor, and Diane Gibson and Cynthia Borrego, for City Council, were all victorious in their respective Albuquerque election races. The mayoral race had eight candidates. Keller won