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Our mission is to educate and empower young people to create healthy, just, and sustainable communities. We accomplish this through:

 

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    YOUTH TRAINING SATURDAY APRIL 15

    School Safety & Gun Violence Meetings Do you want to get involved in planning for the April 20th Call to Action? Come to a meeting next Thursday and/or to a training NEXT SUNDAY! WHEN: THURSDAY, APRIL 12TH @ 6:30 PM WHAT: PLANNING MEETING WITH STUDENTS FROM YOUTH ALLIES, SWAT, SF STUDENTS UNITED & NM TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE (& pizza) Are you coming? Let us know by calling/texting 505-303-9635 OR emailing at maryann@earthcarenm.org  NEW YOUTH TRAINING DAY & TIME WHEN: SUNDAY, APRIL 15TH at 2:30 PM WHAT: TRAINING HOW TO ORGANIZE  We'll be covering gun policy, discussion of rights, organizing and movement building, networking. Facebook event HERE. WHERE: Earth Care, 6600 Valentine Way (corner of Jaguar & Country Club in the Zona Del Sol Building) Are you coming? Let us know by calling/texting 505-303-9635 OR emailing at MARYANN@earthcarenm.org
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    Earth Day at the Rio Gallinas!

    This Earth Day, let's do something concrete for our land, water, communities and our Mother Earth.

    Help us plant 500 trees and shrubs to help restore part of the Rio Gallinas watershed.

    Earth Care is hosting this service day in partnership with the Hermit's Peak Watershed Alliance. Members of our Youth Allies leadership program, the United World College, and Earth Walks will be there. Will you?

    We need an accurate count because lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at maryann@earthcarenm.org or at 505-983-6896. We'll also provide directions!

    Carpooling may be available depending on need, email or call us to be added to the list or fill out the poll on our Facebook Event HERE.

    WHEN
    April 22, 2018 at 10am
    WHERE
    Rio Gallinas
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    Calls to Action for April 2018!

    CALLS TO ACTION & EVENTS - APRIL There are so many places to show up this month - Earth Day, climate justice actions, support for immigrants, and events that cultivate community in social and environmental justice. We hope you'll join us for the calls to action this month!
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    This Week: Cesar Chavez Day, City Council and more!

    This César Chávez Day, SATURDAY, MARCH 31st JOIN US FOR A SCREENING OF THE FILM DOLORES  3:00 PM at the Center for Progress & Justice 1420 Cerrillos Road (Across from the Santa Fe Indian School) Our Action Network meets monthly to build community and learn about sustainability & social activism together. Join us for a screening of Dolores in honor of César Chávez Day and conversation with long-time Chicanx activists in New Mexico LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE WEDNESDAY MARCH 28 Southside City Council Meeting  This City Council Meeting will be at the Southside Library! Thanks Councilor Abeyta for motioning to get City Hall into the community! We'll be there at 6:30, in time for the public comment period.  Find the agenda HERE RSVP HERE & HELP US MOBILIZE FOLKS BY SHARING THIS EVENT THURSDAY MARCH 29 12:00-2:00 PM at Frank Waters Room, Zimmerman Library University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Click HERE for more information
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    March for our Lives - March 24, 2018!

    SATURDAY MARCH 24 - MARCH FOR OUR LIVES  - SANTA FE On Saturday, our Youth Allies crew marched from the Center for Progress and Justice up to the St. Francis/Cerrillos intersection where we rallied before marching to the roundhouse to meet up with Santa Fe! Our actions don't end with the march, we need to act and support young folks in our community with their activism and work.  Ronny and Hannah - Youth Allies speak at the march  Listen to Ronny's statement HERE Listen to Hannah's poem HERE Aaron Tenorio performs Seventh Generation  Listen HERE For photos and video from the march, see our Facebook page HERE. Watch the entire rally HERE MARCH FOR OUR LIVES - LAS VEGAS Las Vegas youth planned rallied and marched on Saturday. Over 200 people showed up and made there voices heard on the streets! Shoutout to these organizers who made this possible!
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    New City Council & Save the Date for March 28

    FIRST CITY COUNCIL MEETING WITH NEW COUNCILORS AND MAYOR Our crew went to the first city council meeting with the new council to remind them to follow up with their statements at the Southside Mayoral Forum. Youth Allies, Poder Familiar, and New Mexico Dreamers in Action reminded Mayor Webber about the issues brought up at the Southside Mayoral Forum: The Candidates Respond to Youth, Families, and Workers. Watch these leaders make their statements by clicking on the image below or HERE.   Chainbreaker Collective and FairVote NM along with a large group of cyclists also spoke to the Council during the public comment period. If you want to listen to Wednesday's meeting, GO HERE!     SAVE THE DATE WEDNESDAY MARCH 28 CITY COUNCIL WILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE SOUTHSIDE LIBRARY! It's about time! Are you coming? Let us know HERE! Thanks Councilor Abeyta for motioning to get City Hall into the community! We'll send out the agenda once it has been set!
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    March 14 Youth Walk Out & 17 minutes of silence

    School Safety Updates Our youth are organizing around school safety, if you are a youth or know of youth who would like to come to a meeting, please email Victoria (our Lead Organizer) at victoria@earthcarenm.org  WEDNESDAY MARCH 14 SCHOOL WALK OUT - ALL SCHOOLS IN SANTA FE Did you see the news? Over 1,000,000 students in 3,000 schools nationwide took action, watch clips on Democracy Now! HERE. According to the Women's March Youth Empower Network, some schools in the US blocked exits, locked campus gates, threatened to cancel prom, sent students to detention or suspended them. Multiple students were even arrested for their participation in yesterday’s walkout.  Santa Fe's youth came out - but they're not done. The March for Our Lives is next weekend and April 20 is nearly a month away. Every day students are speaking up and showing up.  -> SF New Mexican article featuring Ortiz Middle School, CHS, St. Mike's, SFIS HERE -> ABQ Journal article featuring SFHS, HERE ->ABQ Journal article featuring Albuquerque High, Eldorado, Rio Rancho,  ->KOB Article & Video featuring details of actions at some NM schools HERE    Then on.. THURSDAY MARCH 22 9:30 AM at the Roundhouse in Room 307 the Legislative Finance Study Committee will meet to discuss school safety... According to the New Mexican, the PED secretary Chris Ruszkowski is to be present. Let's pack the room with youth! THURSDAY MARCH 22 5:00-7:00 PM at 1610 LENA St. Suite F-1 Santa Fe, NM 87505  Come & make sign with the 3 Sisters Collective before Saturday's March & Rally!   RSVP & LEARN MORE HERE   SATURDAY MARCH 24 12:00 - 2:00 PM  MARCH FOR OUR LIVES  Santa Fe youth will rally at the Roundhouse for a march against gun violence! Meet up with us! Exact location will be announced shortly! Call or email us to let us know you'll be there! LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE 
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    Southside Mayoral Forum - Foro del Sur

    Thank you to all who came to the Southside Mayoral Forum: Candidates Respond to Youth, Family, & Workers You showed up and packed the house! A HUGE thanks to the co-hosts who represent thousands of Santa Fe residents! Show them some love and check out the amazing work they do in the community!   Chainbreaker Collective - Communities in Schools - New Mexico Dreamers in Action - Guadalupe Credit Union   Gracias a todos los que vinieron a la elForo del Sur: los candidatos para alcalde: respuestas a las juventud, familias y trabajadores¡Apareciste y empacaste el foro!¡Muchas gracias a los coanfitriones que representan a miles de residentes de Santa Fe! ¡Ve a sus sitios web y lee sobre el increíble trabajo que hacen en nuestra comunidad! You can access the livestream from the Santa Fe New Mexican on their website HERE. We have posted questions we collected at the forum and have asked the candidates for Mayor to answer them. You do not need to have a Facebook profile to view the page. FIND THE QUESTIONS HERE.        
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    Join Us for the Southside Mayoral Forum

    We are hosting the Southside Mayoral Forum on Thursday February 22 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Co-sponsors include Chainbreaker Collective, Communities in Schools, Guadalupe Credit Union and New Mexico Dreamers in Action. Spread the word and RSVP HERE.  This a bilingual event and childcare will be provided. 
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    PLEDGE TO VOTE & RANK THIS ELECTION!

    THIS IS A CRITICAL ELECTION YEAR - THAT STARTS WITH OUR LOCAL ELECTIONS - PLEASE JOIN OUR VOTER ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION CAMPAIGN Earth Care is partnering with Fair Vote New Mexico to engage our young people, families, and neighbors to participate in the upcoming local election and we're running a campaign to help equip folks with information about the new Ranked Choice voting system. We're conducting presentations, community outreach, and hosting events. Please join our campaign by pledging to vote below.   LET US KNOW WHY YOU PLEDGE TO VOTE AND RANK YOUR CANDIDATES IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION BY CLICKING HERE  AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER OR GET INVOLVED WITH OUR RANKED CHOICE VOTING VOTER EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN, CLICK HERE For upcoming events - visit the Earth Care Facebook Page VOTER'S GUIDES League of Women Voters ENGLISH/SPANISH Retake Our Democracy Chainbreaker Collective ENGLISH/SPANISH CRITICAL ELECTION INFORMATION ABSENTEE VOTING BEGAN: January 30 EARLY VOTING: February 14 – March 2, 2018 ELECTION DAY March 6 MAYOR Five candidates will be listed on your ballot. One of them will be elected to serve as Santa Fe’s first full-time Mayor. CITY COUNCILOR Only the candidate(s) in your City Council District will be listed on your ballot. One of them will be elected to represent you on the City Council. GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, November 4 Polls open: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The New Mexico Secretary of State’s Voter View at https://voterview.state.nm.us  to determine your voter registration status, your registered address, and your precinct number, which determines where you will vote in this election. Santa Fe County Bureau of Elections: 505-986-6280 www.santafecountynm.gov/clerk NM State Bureau of Elections (Office of Secretary of State): 505-827-3600 www.sos.state.nm.us   SAMPLE BALLOTS BY DISTRICT District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4   PLEASE COME OUT FOR  SOUTHSIDE MAYORAL FORUM: THE CANDIDATES RESPOND TO YOUTH, FAMILIES, AND WORKERS COHOSTED BY: CHAINBREAKER COLLECTIVE, COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS, NM DREAMERS IN ACTION THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 6:00-8:00 PM at Cesar Chavez Elementary School gym 6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507 THIS IS A BILINGUAL EVENT AND CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE El Foro del Sur, Candidatos para Alcalde: Respuestas a la Juventud, Familias y Trabajadores Organizado por Earth Care, Communities in Schools, Chainbreaker Collective y New Mexico Dreamers In Action. JUEVES, 22 DE FEBRERO6: 00-8: 00 PMen el gimnasio de la Escuela Primaria Cesar Chavez6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507 MÁS INFORMACIÓN Y RSVP
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