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  • Writer's pictureKaren Larre

STATEWIDE July Advocacy and Events

Dear New Mexicans,

Welcome to our New Mexico Freedoms Alliance monthly newsletter, created in an effort to help keep New Mexicans informed of freedom efforts around the state.As we all work together towards creating positive change in New Mexico, local community involvement is very important. 

​Here is a summary of upcoming advocacy and activism efforts across New Mexico in . This month's email includes announcements for both statewide and locally-focused activities, including events in these locations:

  • Statewide

  • Albuquerque

  • Las Cruces

  • Santa Fe

  • Edgewood

Please feel free to let us know about any future activities you would like to see included in these monthly newsletters by emailing Thank you! 


The Rio Grande Foundation

Interviews on topics vital to New Mexico - Check these out:




ABQ unMasked - NE Albuquerque

Meets monthly to foster community, share information and upliftment. 

The Library Club - Albuquerque

Please join us for another "Lunch & Learn" on Crime Policy, July 10, 2024 from noon to 1pm. Held at Botts Hall at the Special Collections Library located at 423 Central Ave. NE, ABQ, NM 87102. We had a great response to the Lunch & Learn we did on May 8th so we hope to repeat that success.


Coalition of Conservatives in Action (CCIA) - Las Cruces

CCIA advocates for positive change in Las Cruces in the areas of crime, homelessness, public policy, education, and other key issues affecting the local community. Advocacy at City Council, School Board, and County Commission are an important part of this mission along with educating our community in areas of importance.

CCIA hosts public meetings every Thursday at 6pm. 

Events and guest speakers for the month of July include:

  • No Farmers, No Food movie screening

  • Prepping Presentation by Cash Olson

  • Zia Recovery Center Long-Term Substance Abuse Treatment Solutions

Recent public comments and outreach includes:

The Anti-Car Agenda in Las Cruces and New Mexico

Thank you to Ryan Penfold for the video! Juan and Sarah talk about zoning regulations in Las Cruces, regarding the types of businesses allowed in different neighborhoods. They also talk about the practicality of zoning changes in a hot climate; and how it affects different demographics, like senior citizens. Watch, listen to, and share this episode from Juan Garcia and Sarah Smith:


New Mexico Freedoms Alliance (NMFA)

Detransitioner Panel Discussion, Rescheduled to Thursday, September 12, 5:30-8pm, La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe

NMFA is co-sponsoring this discussion through Partners for Ethical Care.  The panel will feature de-transitioners including Chloe Cole, Laura Becker, Soren Aldaco, and Nicolas Blooms. The event is now open for ticket sales!

Santa Fe Federated Republican Women

Anne Doherty, President:


East Mountain Freedom Festival: Sunday, 9/22/24

A group of concerned citizens coordinated is organizing a "Freedom Festival" for Sunday, September 22 in Edgewood. A large focus is getting out the vote to appoint freedom-oriented elected officials during November voting this year. This event will have speakers, vendors, and food. Volunteers are needed to reach out to sponsors, organize speakers, coordinate vendors, assist with outreach, and help with logistics, supplies, and setup. No time contribution is too small! 

We hope this is helpful! Again, please feel free to let us know about any future activities you would like to see included in these monthly newsletters. 

Standing with you for positive change in New Mexico,

Karen, Sarah, and Melanie


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