July Voter now online

You can view/download the July Voter here.

First things first: the League office has moved! Now it’s at 2501 San Pedro NE, Suite 216, just a ways further north than it used to be.

See "The Vote", a two part "American Experience" presentation on New Mexico PBS

In other news, a reminder that the old Yahoo-based LWVCNM Topics listserv is dead and gone. If you haven’t already joined the new list, lwvcnmtopics@mailman.swcp.com, maybe it’s time you gave it a try!

Now, a brief rundown on the contents of the July Voter:

  • Online “unit meetings” will be conducted in July – how to get help setting up and joining
  • Watch TV! New Mexico PBS will show “The Vote”, a two part “American Experience” special showing the week of July 6
  • Work on the Voter Guide has begun, and volunteers are needed
  • LWV National Convention was June 25-27. Find out all about it at the July 9 online unit meeting
  • The 2020 Census! Don’t forget
  • 30th anniversary of the Petroglyph National Monument, and how your local League helped it come to be
  • A report from Voter Services chair Mary Ellen Smith on voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the legislature’s special session addressed it
  • An urgent resolution for Racial Justice for Black People and All People of Color, from the Leagues of Missouri, Arizona, California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York and New Mexico
  • The Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders: appointed in 1967 and still relevant today

and much more! Be sure to check it out!