PDACNM Newsletter July 16, 2018

GOVERNORS! STEP UP OR STEP OUT
Policies for the People, Not the 1 Percent

Demonstration in Santa Fe, Friday July 20, 10:00 am at the
National Governors’ Conference

When: Friday July 20, 10:00 am – 12 noon
Where: State Capitol, East Side
What: Rally at the State Capitol and March to the Santa Fe Convention Center

The federal government has abandoned the people. Governors must support state policies and laws that
    • Provide affordable healthcare as a right for all
    • Increase state funding for public education K – higher education
    • Expand environmental protection and 100% renewable energy
    • Ensure women’s access to reproductive health and right to choose
    • Stop inhumane ICE enforcement, protect due process for immigrants and asylum seekers, and keep families together
    • Guarantee unions the right to organize and collect dues.
    • Protect free speech rights to support Palestine through boycotts
    • Protect voting rights and end gerrymandering
    • Enforce stricter gun control laws, ban assault weapons and paraphernalia
    • End mass incarceration and private prisons
    • Protect indigenous lands and rights

Participating organizations: New Mexico Women’s March, NM Poor People’s Campaign, Juntos, Our Revolution NM, Somos Un Pueblo Unido, Frack Free Four Corners, 350.org,The Red Nation, Tewa Women United, New Energy Economy, Black Lives Matter, SWOP, Indivisible, Progressive Democrats of America Central NM Chapter, Jewish Voice for Peace ABQ, Friends of Sabeel ABQ, Santa Feans for Justice in Palestine, Chainbreaker, Retake our Democracy, Earth Care, ABQ Peace and Justice Center, Food and Water Watch, Nasty Women NM, SF NOW, Vets for Peace SF.

What to do: Bring your banners and signs and a list of urgent priorities on your letterhead. We will present letters to the conference organizers. To add your organization to the sponsor list, contact the Step-up Governors Committee, 505-469-0714, or email JeffreyHaas42@gmail.com. Tell us how many members you expect.

 

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