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NASTYWOMENNM NEWS FOR YOU!
Thank you for reading all the way to the end of our message!
According to the survey feedback, one of the things you love about NWNM is that we educate you - that being said, we want to share information with you.

NWNM August 2020 Meeting
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm on ZOOM

NastyWomenNM are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: NWNM Monthly Membership Meetings

Time: August 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM Mountain Time

The Third Tuesday for the next 3 months, 4 different meetings
        Aug 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM
        Sep 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM
        Oct 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Click this link to Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82250122344?pwd=VmRmSUtQMUpYdE44U1UwdmxwSTB5dz09

Meeting ID: 822 5012 2344
Password: 8645

This "Meeting ID" and "Password" will be the same for ALL 3 (three) NWNM meetings (Aug-Sept-Oct)

Meeting ID: 822 5012 2344
Password: 8645


Featured Speakers:
  • Barron Jones, Senior Policy Strategist ACLU of NM 
Mr. Jones will address the APD Union Contract and answer the questions we KNOW you have.

Current Candidates:
  • US Representative Xochitl Torres Small, U.S. House, District 2
  • NM State Representative Dayan ‘Day’ Hochman-Vigil, State Representative, NM House Dist. 15
  • Candidate Jessica P Velasquez, State House, District 22
  • Candidate Wende Schwingendorf, Bernalillo Co Commissioner, Dist. 4 
APD Union Contract
Why is this important to our community?
  • This contract and these negotiations MUST be transparent.
  • We want to have a seat at the table in these important conversations.
  • Officer discipline issues MUST be handled transparently, not hidden in contract language.
BARRON JONES , Senior Policy Strategist with ACLU of NM, will be speaking about all of this AND MORE at our AUGUST 18 NWNM (virtual) meeting. Please come prepared to listen, learn, and ask questions.
2020 CENSUS
https://2020census.gov/en.html

Have YOU completed your census?
What about your friends? Co-workers? Neighbors?
Wondering about the IMPACT of the 2020 Census on our community?
https://2020census.gov/en/community-impact.html

Why does the 2020 census matter to New Mexico​? 

When it comes to the census, a little goes a long way —  ​just a 1% undercount in  New Mexico means a loss of $780 million dollars over the next ten years​1​.

Programs impacted by the census touch everyone. For example:

1. Medicaid — $4.3 billion 
2. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — over $693 million
3. Highway Planning and Construction — nearly $400 million
4. Federal Student Loans — $280 million
5. Medicare Part B — $265 million 
6. Special Education Grants — nearly $200 million 
7. Pell Grants — $171 million 
8. Title I Grants to LEAs — $127 million
9. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) — $123 million 
10. State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) — $122.5 million 
11. National School Lunch Program — $101 million 
12. Head Start — $83 million 
https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/LookingForInformation/2020-census.aspx#:~:text=Why%20is%20it%20important%E2%80%8B,here%20in%20New%20Mexico%E2%80%8B.

NWNM Website
INITIATIVES
Please visit our NastyWomenNM website; specifically, our INITIATIVES page!
Click on our current initiative, The Home Stretch - The Road to November
https://nastywomennm.com/initiatives/the-home-stretch-the-road-to-november/
You'll find loads and loads of
IMPORTANT INFORMATION for IMPORTANT CANDIDATES!
Xochitl Torres Small  *  Claudia M Risner  *  Pam Cordova  *   Katy M Duhigg  *  Neomi Parra-Martinez  *  Jessica P Velasquez  *  Harold James Pope, Jr  *  Marian Matthews  *  Melanie Ann Stansbury  *  Dayan ‘Day’ Hochman-Vigil  *  Wende Schwingendorf
NWNM Membership Survey

If you took a few minutes and completed our survey - THANK  YOU!
If you haven't completed the survey yet, please take a moment to complete it. You'll find it in your email inbox. The information is very helpful to us as we march toward the November 2020 election.
What did we learn?
  • MANY NWNM are willing to donate even more time to help these democratic candidates be successful in this all-important 2020 election.... which is GREAT NEWS because we need ALL OF YOU on this Final Stretch to November 2020!
  • NWNM are BUSY, ENGAGED, and DEDICATED political activists for Albuquerque and NM.
  • NWNM are currently donating time and money to MANY DEMOCRATIC candidates and want us to focus our time and energy on several of these incredible people..... we have been highlighting these candidates and plan on working to assist even more of them!
  • NWNM love us because we educate each other on political processes and current events.
  • NWNM love us because we bring politically like-minded women together into a safe space to learn, activate, and make a difference.
  • NWNM use email, Slack, and Facebook; and mostly like to get information from us via email.
  • Some members of NWNM would like some assistance with Slack - we got you and should be reaching out to you soon.
 


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