Joaquín Luján Legacy Talk (and Member Meeting)
Friday, August 1st @ 5:30 PM - SWOP- 211 10th St. SW.SWOP's next Member Meeting will be highlighted by a special tribute to a longtime organizer in New Mexico who has committed himself to issues affecting communities along the Middle Rio grande Valley. Join us for this special evening as we pay tribute to Joaquín, focus on water issues in New Mexico, and update you on how you can stay involved.
Contribute to SWOP Today
"When I was in school, I had friends, but I never felt like I really belonged until I became part of SWOP and I realized I really want to change my community and these are people who share the same purpose."
- Esteban Cabrera Durán, SWOP YouthClick to learn more about Esteban's story and all the ways your contribution supports SWOP's work with students and families in New Mexico.
Nuestra Elección starts now! SWOP's Nuestra Elección campaign will engage, educate and empower Albuquerque’s Latino, Chicano and Hispano youth to uplift their voices and impact our government. By registering our young people to vote, we can build an electorate that better represents our communities and our social justice values. Our Voter Registration Agents are out in the city now, so keep an eye out and help make 2014 Nuestra Elección! Click the banner to register to vote!:
Air Quality Board fails San Jose residents
"It's real easy to talk about all these economic costs," said SWOP organizer Juan Reynosa. "Go look at these communities and see what the actual cost is to the community."
Read more from KOAT's report on last week's Air Quality Board meeting. Although the Board acknowledged the problems and intersection of environmental pollution and social justice, they ultimately declined to hold a hearing to consider our ordinance to study the cumulative impacts of air pollution in Albuquerque.
Come/Unity Yoga at The Source every Saturday morning 8-9 AM with some old school jams! All ages, all levels, all good! Pay what you can if you have it :) Beginners welcome! Wear comfy clothes and bring your own mat if you have one.