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End of Early and Absentee Voting Approaching

Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar wants to remind people that the end of Early Voting and Absentee Voting for the 2016 General Election is fast approaching.

Absentee Ballots: You can apply for an absentee ballot now or any time up until Friday, November 4th, although we encourage voters not to wait until the last minute. By law, the last day we can send out Absentee Ballots is Friday November 4th. To apply for an Absentee Ballot, you can go online (http://www.santafecountynm.gov/userfiles/ABGeraldine.pdf) to print an application, or call the County Clerk’s Office (505-986-6280) to request an application. All Absentee Ballots must be More >

Journey Santa Fe: Reporting in the New Media Age

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 23, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Reporting in the New Media Age With the  Journalists from The New Mexico Political  Report Journey Hosts: Alan Webber & Bill Dupuy

Join the journalists behind New Mexico Political Report: Editor Mathew Reichbach, Reporter Andy More >

Journey Santa Fe: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 16, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Join Miranda Viscoli, Co-president o fNew Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, Lisa Weisenfeld, Policy Coordinator of New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Award Winning Poets Lauren Camp, Janet Eigner and Susan Gardner to Honor More >

Voters Guide Available for Central NM Voters

The free 2016 League of Women Voters Guide for the November elections is now available to Bernalillo and Sandoval County voters at all Albuquerque Family and Community Service Centers, all Albuquerque Senior Citizens Centers, public libraries, community centers, and libraries at CNM and UNM as well as the UNM Bookstore, La Montañita Co-Op, Frontier Restaurant and hundreds of other business locations throughout the area.

This guide to the November 8 general election provides an impartial presentation of all ballot issues, including a breakdown of the state and local bond questions and the responses from most candidates to questions of interest to More >

Journey Santa Fe: Dr. Suzanne Schmidt, President of The League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 9, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

Dr. Suzanne Schmidt, President of  The League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County, Brings Us Up to Date on Local Elections and the Upcoming Issues. Journey Host: Alan Webber

The League of Women Voters More >

Dates to remember for the 2016 general election

 

Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar issued a reminder  to  voters that the New Mexico General Election will be Tuesday, Nov.r 8, 2016. On Election Day, all polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. There are several dates before the election that voters should keep in mind.

 

Voter Registration: The last day to register is Tuesday, Oct. 11. If you are new to the county, have changed your name, address or political affiliation, you must re-register. If you have questions or wish the Clerk’s Office to send you a Voter Registration form, call 505-986-6280.

 

On-line Voter Registration (OVR): If you More >

Journey Santa Fe: Ray Rivera (Why Local Newspapers Matter More Than Ever)

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

October 2, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

The Last Dog Barking: Why Local Newspapers Matter More Than Ever. With Ray Rivera, Editor of  The Santa Fe New Mexican Journey Host: Alan Webber

Ray Rivera was a staff reporter for the Washington Post and The More >

An Evening with Nell Newman, Creator and Co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics

Daughter of actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, and Creator and Co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics: The Second Generation with her father.

Steeped in a family that fostered a deep passion for food and the environment, Nell Newman convinced her father to go organic by making an entire Thanksgiving dinner with organic ingredients. That organic encounter gave birth to Newman’s Own Organics: The Second Generation ® which generated over $50 million to charity during the 20+ years she was President.

The Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce and Women Of Green are overjoyed to present one of the great pioneers of the More >

World Congress of Integrative Medicines Comes Home to Santa Fe Oct. 7-9

 

 

The GFIM World Congress of Integrative Medicines comes home to Santa Fe at the Community Convention Center, Oct. 7-9.

 

Respected local Santa Fe healer, Dr. Linda Lancaster, longtime physician to Yogi Bhajan and many other spiritual leaders, artists, actors and healers, is hosting the World Congress of Integrative Medicines. The Congress is a weekend gathering of participants and over twenty speakers, doctors, scientists, researchers, patient advocates and healers who will come together to present and dialogue on the integration of medicines for the healing of our Earth and our global community. This year’s focus is Multi-Dimensional Healing.

This year’s Key Note Speakers will More >

Harvest Dinner: Taste of Fall is in the Air

(SANTA FE, September 22, 2016) Delicious food, lively conversation, and beautiful surroundings are on the menu for the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s third annual Harvest Dinner to be held on Saturday, October 1. A fundraiser that supports educational programs at the botanical garden, the affair is being held at private homes and gardens throughout Santa Fe. One hundred lucky dinner guests – randomly assigned to one of nine event locations– will be treated to a tour of the host garden, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a lovely meal with wine. “This is such a special time of year in Santa More >

Journey Santa Fe: Local Chapter Group 122 of Amnesty International—Supporting Human Rights

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 25, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

A Look at the Work of the Local Chapter Group 122 of Amnesty International Supporting Human Rights With Executive Director Susan Tarman Journey Host: Alan Webber

Working on ending Solitary Confinement and other issues that affect More >

Journey Santa Fe: The Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 18, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffeehouse

The Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, Creating Opportunities and Improving Lives by Providing Free Tutoring in Reading, Writing and Speaking English With CYNTHIA GEOGHEGAN Journey Hosts: Bill & Ellen Dupuy

The 2010 Census indicates that 34% More >

Citizenship Day Sept. 17; number of applications in NM up 32 percent

SANTA FE, NM: On Saturday, Sept. 17, Somos Un Pueblo Unido will celebrate Citizenship Day, part of a nationwide campaign to highlight the stories of immigrants who have recently become U.S. citizens and plan to vote for the first time in the November election. Newly released data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) show a 25 percent increase in citizenship applications in New Mexico over the same quarter last year, corresponding to a number of efforts over the past months to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens. Nationally, the number of citizenship applications is up by 32 percent.

 

“I decided to More >

Journey Santa Fe: A Brief History of Water Rights in New Mexico With Steven Rudnick

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 11, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

A Brief History of Water Rights in New Mexico With Steven Rudnick Journey Host: Bill Dupuy

Steven Rudnick received a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, specifically Chemical Oceanography, from the University of Massachusetts Boston where he served More >

Journey Santa Fe: Natural Resource Attorney Todd M. López on “Dysfunctional Development”

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Iconik Coffee House (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

September 4, Sunday, 11 am @Collected Works Bookstore & Iconic Coffeehouse

Natural Resource Attorney Todd M. López on “Dysfunctional Development” – The Trials and Tribulations of Community Development Work in Northern New Mexico With Attorney Denise Fort Journey Hosts: Alan Webber, Bill & Ellen Dupuy

After more More >

New Mexico Adults Still Struggling with Obesity

Self-reported obesity rate in state rises

(Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced today data released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show the state’s adult obesity rate increased minimally in 2015.

The rate of adults in New Mexico identifying themselves as obese in 2015 was 28.8 percent, up from 28.4 percent in 2014, making New Mexico among 23 states along with the U.S. territories of Guam and Puerto Rico all reporting a prevalence of obesity between 25 and 30 percent.

Overall, the proportion of obese adults in the United States remains high, with every state More >

Río Grande School Launches Early Childhood Speaker Series

SANTA FE, NM, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 – Río Grande School, an independent school serving students age 3 to grade 6, is pleased to announce the launch of its Early Childhood Speaker Series featuring four local experts on child development in the areas of family counseling and psychology. The school is now in its eleventh year of its 3- and 4-year old early childhood program.

“Río Grande School is thrilled to gather together these local child development experts to explore topics and issues of the upmost concern for parents of young children,” says Head of School Nigel Taplin. “We are very excited More >

SANTA FE COUNTY CLERK SEEKS ELECTION WORKERS

 

Citizens registered to vote in Santa Fe County can sign up to be an election worker at one of the 90 precincts around the county. Updated voter registration information is required. To update your voter information or to submit a new voter registration application, call the Santa Fe County Clerk’s office at 505.986.6280.

Election workers must attend a mandatory 2-3 hour training class before being allowed to work an election. They must be at the polling place they are assigned on Election Day from 6 a.m. until all tasks are completed, usually about 8 p.m. or 9 p.m.

All election workers are required More >

Awesome Foundation Santa Fe Accepting Grant Applications

 

 

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. Applications are due by October 1, 2016, with the grant to be awarded in early November.

 

The foundation funds local projects in science, technology, art, education, entertainment, or social good. Projects should demonstrate a clear community benefit with immediate impact by helping other people or creating a better environment for them. To date, the chapter has awarded eight More >

¡La Vida Local! HMI and Red Tractor Farm to Engage Consumers in the Local Food Movement

 

 

Holistic Management International (HMI) will present Open Gate: Red Tractor Farm Day at Red Tractor Farm in Albuquerque, NM on Sept. 19, 2016. The theme of the event is ¡La Vida Local! Feeding our Community with Farm Stewardship.

 

This farm field day will allow consumers to learn more about their local food system, how to tell if their food is nutrient-dense and how farmers and backyard gardeners can improve land health and grow healthy food.

 

Advance registration is $25 per person (by Sept. 15) and includes a delicious, farm-fresh lunch. Walk-in registration is $35 per person, if available. Register soon as space is More >