© 2019 by Southwest Organizing Project Albuquerque

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BECOME A SWOPISTA

SWOP's Mission: Working to empower our communities to realize racial and gender equality and social and economic justice.

What do we ask of our members?

  • To agree with the Mission Statement of SWOP

  • To participate in the work of the organization, which can include signing petitions, contacting elected officials, or attending community meetings

  • To nominate and elect members to serve on SWOP's Board of Directors. To maintain your voting rights, you must attend 1 out of 3 SWOP General Membership meetings a year, as well as attend 3 board-eligible activities. These may include community events or volunteer opportunities.

  • To work to further your own leadership abilities.

  • To recruit new members for the organization and help them learn more about SWOP.

  • To keep informed about SWOP's work, meeting times and locations.

  • To respect SWOP members, Board of Directors, staff and all communities in which the organization is active.

What are my rights as a member?

  • To actively participate in the work, decisions, and activities.

  • To vote and be heard.

  • To participate in discussions & decisions about our communities

  • To participate in training in leaders, media, public speaking, and other skills development

  • To have access to current, relevant, and adequate information in order to make decisions.

  • To run for the Board of Directors after being a member in good standing for a minimum of two years.

If you can agree with everything above, please fill out the form below.