SUENOSDEUOMI'S RUMINATIONS AND PERSPECTIVE
The following email announcement was sent out to 120 New Mexico legislators and ...leaders on January 6. Representatives of the media were copied.To: Governor Susana Martinez, Lt. Governor John Sanchez, Leaders and Members of the NM State LegislatureIt is with great pride that thousands of engaged citizens, your constituents, will join together for a March to the Round House on January 17 to attend the opening of the 2012 New Mexico Legislative Session.The umbrella coalition that has organized this march will include Occupy groups from across the state, representatives of the unions, state workers, dozens of organizations and hundreds of individuals.We will gather with a single, powerful vision for the future of our state – to Give Back New Mexico to its People.We will gather to celebrate the centennial of New Mexico statehood.We will put our imprint on common-interest bills such as SB 1 and SB 9. Hundreds of us will attend committee hearings and floor votes to respectfully voice our demands for representation.We will occupy the galleries and committee rooms and all our offices of government throughout the 2012 legislative session.Our coalition of citizens speaks with one voice: We are here. We are watching. We are the 99%.We ask you, our representatives, to listen to us. We ask you to work with us.And we invite you to embrace our vision – to Give Back New Mexico to its People.We are New Mexico.SOMOS NUEVO MEXICO!See MoreBy: (un)Occupy Albuquerque
Schedule of Events:10:30-12 Speakers and Singers12:00 Marchers arrive12:05-12:15 Welcome Call Out. Special Acknowledgement of Pilgrims Walking from Albuquerque12:15-12:25 OSF Human Mic12:25-12:45 Music by 2bers12:45-1:15 Makana Song "We Are the Many" by Felicia Ford and Circle the Roundhouse1:15- 1:30 Response to Governor's Speech1:30-3:30 Statewide GA / Soap Box3:30-5:00 Work GroupsSpeakers and Singers(10:30-11:30)Occupy Song by Stephen KlingerSen. Jerry Ortiz y PinoSen. Eric GriegoSen. Peter WirthRep. Brian EgolfEdwin LemusMoveOn – Steven MayesSongs by Consuelo LuzWAPH – Craig BarnesSomos- Victor Campos, Gladis Cobos, Hodias LopezUnicopia – Faren Dancer350.org – Deirdre Smith(11:30-12:00)Songs by Stephen KlingerYouth Allies – still waiting (need to get time off school)Unions – Miles Conway, Jon Hendry (maybe)Veterans – Daniel CraigHealth Care Reform:Dr. Bruce Trigg, Network of Health ProfessionalsJames Besante, President, American Medical Students AssociationDana Millen, Health Security for New MexicansSongs by Consuelo Luz(1:30 - 3:30)Foreclosure:Sen Michael Sanchez, who will re-introduce his bill this sessionAtty Ana GarnerDiana Dorn-JonesAnn GallowayCynthia CanyonOne otherSongs by Lycette DelapazEnvironmental Issues:LANL - Michelle VictoriaGMOs and Monsanto – Marie Campos, Isaura AndaluzNew Energy Economy – Mariel NanasiNuclear Watch New Mexico – Scott KovacSongs by Lycette DelapazOther Issues:The 99% Pledge – Alan HoffmanThe NDAA – Jeff HaasSongs by Bill Boaz, Mark Sardella, and Ann-Marie McKelvey GroupOther Information:Please keep the entrances to the Roundhouse clear.Please make signs double-sided.Dress warmly. Bring food and beverages.This event will last all day.