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What we can do about climate change

What we can do about climate change
We owe it to our children's future to move forward on climate issues. One simple way to act locally is to urge local governments and schools to ask for capital funding for solar installations and efficiency improvements ...
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Tell Grant County To Stop Paying To Poison And Trap Wildlife

Tell Grant County To Stop Paying To Poison And Trap Wildlife
Grant County, NM has been paying Wildlife Services to kill native wildlife such as coyotes, often by cruel and unacceptable methods. Tell them you don't want your tax dollars spent that way ...
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Tell The Public Regulation Commission To Block SPS’s Solar Penalty

Tell The Public Regulation Commission To Block SPS's Solar Penalty
Since 2011, Southwestern Public Service has been charging eastern New Mexico families who invest in solar a hefty monthly fee that no one else pays, and that they must pay no matter how little energy they use. This is unfair and it needs your action! ...
/ Climate Change, Latest News

Support the Los Alamos High School EcoClub

Photo of plastic bags as trash for the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter website
The Los Alamos High School EcoClub is taking on the very powerful plastics industry as well as some Los Alamos citizens by requesting a fee be imposed on single-use plastic bags in Los Alamos County ...
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Rally to Keep the Gila Wild – July 2

Rally to Keep the Gila Wild - July 2
Flowing out of America’s first Wilderness Area, the Gila River is New Mexico's last major undammed river. It's home to seven threatened or endangered species and is proposed for long-term protection under the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. Attend a rally on July 2 in Albuquerque to oppose the expensive and destructive proposed dam ...

Learn. Dream. Do. Inspire. Kids Change the World.

Learn. Dream. Do. Inspire. Kids Change the World.
The Global Warming Express, the award-winning, By Kids/For Kids climate science, arts and advocacy program for elementary school kids in New Mexico, is looking for 7 new, after-school mentors for the 2018/19 school year ...
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How to get involved at the Roundhouse

How to get involved at the Roundhouse
Democracy doesn't end with the vote; it begins with the vote. And your vote counts! Read Senator Peter Wirth's Top 10 Tips for Citizen Advocacy at the New Mexico Legislature ...
/ Legislation, Pajarito Group, Politics

Workshop to train citizens to lobby like the pros

Workshop to train citizens to lobby like the pros
The 30-day budget-focused session will be shorter but still feature promising environmental legislation you can help foster (and damaging legislation you can prevent!). Join us and state Sen. Liz Stefanics for a citizen lobbying workshop at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Santa Fe Southside Library. Learn about priority bills likely to appear and find out how you can make your voice heard at the Legislature ...
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Advocacy training events – December 2017

Advocacy training events – December 2017
Now, more than ever, citizen engagement is important in our government. With another New Mexico legislative session coming in January, it's time to get activated. January's 30-day budget-focused session won't feature as much environmental legislation as longer sessions do, but there will still be good legislation you can support and bad legislation you can prevent. Learn how the legislature works, what elected officials are thinking, the importance of their staff, and how to communicate your message effectively ...
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Learn: Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature

Learn: Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature
Join the League of Women Voters of New Mexico‘s annual workshop on Saturday, December 9 at the State Capitol. Learn tips from legislators and a professional about how to approach legislators, craft an effective message and plan your time wisely. League members will also provide tips on speaking for LWVNM. Saturday, December 9, 9:30 am to Noon
New Mexico State Capitol, Room 322 Featuring: Senator Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, District 25
Senator Sander Rue, R-Albuquerque, District 23
Jim Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of ...
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