March for our Lives Preparation - Join Youth Allies!
THURSDAY MARCH 22
at 1610 LENA St. Suite F-1
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Come & make sign with the 3 Sisters Collective before Saturday's March & Rally!
From the organizers: We especially invite Native/POC/WOC/Queer/Trans/Immigrant/Young folks in our community. Our voices need to be heard as we are most vulnerable and impacted by the culture of violence.
B.Y.O.P.P. (Bring your own paint and/or paper!) We'll provide some supplies. However, if you have your own markers, paint, glitter, glue and extra poster board you are welcome to bring them.
Before Saturday's March, sign this petition HERE, calling for elected officials to:
1. Passing a law to ban the sale of assault weapons like the ones used in Las Vegas, Orlando, Sutherland Springs, Aurora, Sandy Hook and, most recently, to kill 17 innocent people and injure more than a dozen others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Of the 10 deadliest shootings over the last decade, seven involved the use of assault weapons.
No civilian should be able to access these weapons of war, which should be restricted for use by our military and law enforcement only. These guns have no other purpose than to fire as many bullets as possible and indiscriminately kill anything they are pointed at with terrifying speed.
2. Prohibiting the sale of high-capacity magazines such as the ones the shooter at our school—and so many other recent mass shootings used.
States that ban high-capacity magazines have half as many shootings involving three or more victims as states that allow them.
Limiting the number of bullets a gun can discharge at one time will at least force any shooter to stop and reload, giving children a chance to escape.
3. Closing the loophole in our background check law that allows dangerous people who shouldn’t be allowed to purchase firearms to slip through the cracks and buy guns online or at gun shows.
97 percent of Americans support closing the current loopholes in our background check system.
When Connecticut passed a law requiring background checks on all handgun sales, they saw a 40 percent reduction in gun homicides.
22 percent of gun sales in this country take place without a background check. That’s millions of guns that could be falling into dangerous hands.
A background check should be required on every gun sale, no exceptions.
SATURDAY MARCH 24
Meet up with us at the Center for Progress & Justice at 1420 Cerrillos Road (across from the Santa Fe Indian School)
We will march from here to the other side of St. Francis and then we'll head downtown in time for the March!
12:00 - 2:00 PM
MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
at 490 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe youth will meet up at the Roundhouse and then march to the Plaza rally against gun violence!
Are you in the Las Vegas area, join your community for
MARCH FOR OUR LIVES - LAS VEGAS
at 6th & Friedman Ave.
Bring your signs and friends!
Questions? Call the Las Vegas Peace & Justice Center at 505-425-3840 or email at [email protected]
WEDNESDAY MARCH 28
Southside City Council Meeting
This City Council Meeting will be at the Southside Library!
SATURDAY MARCH 31ST
at the Center for Progress & Justice
1420 Cerrillos Road (Across from the Santa Fe Indian School
MARCH YOUTH ACTION NETWORK MEETING ON
César Chávez Day
Our Youth 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