Meeting Change

Our August meeting has been changed. The news plans are for:

Saturday, Aug. 18

3:15 p.m. (If you want to help me set up, you can arrive at 3 p.m.)

Erna Fergusson Library (to the left after you enter the main part of the library)

3700 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

The meeting will feature Garrett Mason-Frye, president of the New Mexico chapter of the High School Democrats of America. He will speak about youth involvement in politics.


Energy and Climate Change

If you are interested in energy and climate change and available on Aug. 8, you have a dilemma between two events. You can also attend another event in September.

Next meeting of the Central New Mexico Chapter of the Progressive Democrats of America:

Topic: What You Can Do About Climate Change

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Social and Snack Time: 5:30 – 6 p.m.

First Unitarian Church

3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Presentation by 350 New Mexico

Topic: 100% Clean Renewable Energy for New Mexico (presented in Bernalillo)

Wednesday Aug 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Range Café meeting room, 925 S. Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Rise at the Rio for Climate, Water, Jobs & Justice

Saturday, Sept. 8

9 AM – 1 PM

540 Bridge Blvd, SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102


Democracy Dollars

Supporters of ABQ Democracy Dollars have turned in petitions to get the proposal on the ballot in November.

According to the Albuquerque Journal: “A group of election advocates has submitted a petition with more than 27,000 signatures in an effort to place a revamped public financing proposal before voters in November.”

Read more at the Journal,


October Caucus CD1 Meeting

Our October meeting will feature Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico secretary of state, who will speak about election security and other election issues.

Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2:15

Erna Fergusson Library

3700 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110


“Letters to the Editor”

If you would like to communicate with others through these newsletters sent to members in Congressional District 1 and Bernalillo County, just let me know. Please use the subject line of “CD1 Letter to the Editor” and e-mail it to Maurreen Skowran at

Also, if you would like to volunteer to compile these newsletters, please let me know that.



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