News/Events ARCHIVE


GPAMA MONTHLY MEETING–Wednesday, December 15, 6:00 p. m. at 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, The Blue Room.  Please let us know if you need a ride.  Please wear a mask.  Call-in or log-in information available.
Ballot Access Petitioning–Join us outside the Railyards Holiday Market at the Railyards in Albuquerque on December 11 & 12, 10am to 4pm as we continue to collect signatures for a Green Party ballot line.  Please let us know is you can help for an hour or two.
BLOG POST–Redistricting Matters The Special Session of the state legislature starts December 6.  Please write letters to the editor or contact your legislators directly and encourage them to adopt CRC maps during an open and accessible process.
Healing a Broken Agricultural System–Another great Gateway Green Alliance Webinar examining the need to move from corporate-controlled, pesticide-dependent monoculture to local, regenerative food systems and looking at how urban farms can decolonize the agricultural economy. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:00 p. m. MST. Register in advance on Zoom or Facebook.
GPAMA November meeting–Wednesday, November 17, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE. Please wear a mask.  Contact us for call-in or log-in information.
BLOG POST–Taking Action for Peace Information on National webinar on Nonviolence–Thursday, November 18, 6:00 p. m. MST on Zoom.  Presented by GP Peace Action Committee.  Register here.
Agriculture as a Weapon of Domination webinar–Wednesday, November 3, 6:00 p. m. MDT on Zoom.  Another great Gateway Greens Alliance webinar with the Universal African Peoples Organization, The Land Institute, All African People’s Development & Empowerment Project, and Coalition of Immokalee Workers.  Register here.
Fair Districts New Mexico Public Meeting–November 4, 6:30 p. m. on Zoom. Register here for a discussion on the redistricting maps submitted by the Citizen Redistricting Committee to the state legislature.
Climate Crisis and Militarism Demonstration–Friday, November 5, 4:00pm-5:30pm SE corner of Louisiana & Gibson SE (near KAFB & SNL).  Join us and support this Veterans for Peace action to highlight how the military is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions.
BLOG POST–COP26: The Global Climate Change Conference of Parties Check out these additional resources from Global Greens:  COP26 ToolkitList of Demands, and videos.
GPAMA October Meeting–Wednesday, October 20, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, Blue Room.  Please wear a mask.  Contact us for call-in or log-in information.
Citizen Redistricting Committee Public Meetings–The next one is on October 20, 3:00 p. m. – 7:00 p. m. on ZoomWebinar ID: 835 5053 9072.  You may submit comments through the portal.
Rally for Abortion Justice–Saturday, 2 October, 2021, 2:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m., Tiguex Park, 1800 Mountain Road NW, ABQ.
Citizen Redistricting Committee Public Meetings–The second round of public meetings for input on the published concept maps began September 28.  Meetings in ABQ are Oct 1, from 3:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, in Grand Hall and Oct 7, from 3:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Room Chaco 2.  Zoom participation is also available for these meetings and others.  You may also submit your comments through the portal.
Blog Post–CORRECTION APPLIED. Solidarity with Puerto Rican electrical workers and thoughts on Candidate Suppression as a facet of Voter Suppression.
GPAMA September Meeting–Wednesday, September 15, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE.  Please wear a mask.  Log-in and call-in options available. Contact for info.
Fair Districts New Mexico Public Meeting–Discussion of the proposed Concept Maps, released September 16 by the Citizen Redistricting Committee.  Zoom discussion on Wednesday, September 22, at 10:00 a. m. Zoom link
Voting Rights March and Rally–August 28, 11:00 a. m., ACPJ to Roosevelt Park, ABQ.
BALLOT PETITIONING–Help us collect signatures at the New Mexico State Fair, September 11 and 12.  Please contact us to arrange.  Ballot qualification information.
Pride Parade–Saturday, August 21, 10:00 a. m. in Nob Hill.
CRC Public Meetings Update–Fair Districts New Mexico hosts an update after the first round of public meetings of the Citizen Redistricting Committee on Wednesday, August, 18, 10:00 a. m.  Join the meeting on Zoom.
GPAMA August meeting–Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6:00 p. m., at The Source, 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE.  Please wear a mask.  Call-in, log-in option available.  Contact for info.
The Impacts of the Military on Climate Change–Tuesday, August 3, 7:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m.  This is a web (Zoom) discussion and part of the Climate Crisis and Militarism Project of Veterans for Peace.  Here is the Zoom link.
Webinar: Resisting Israel’s Attacks on Palestine–Wednesday August 4, 6:00 p. m. MDT.  Join this important discussion.  This is another Gateway Green Alliance undertaking.
Citizen Redistricting Committee Meeting–Saturday, August 7, 1:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m., West Mesa High School, Art Theatre, 6701 Fortuna Rd. NW, ABQ.
Application to be a Global Green Delegate to COP26–Deadline is August 10, 2021.  The COP26 UN Climate Change Conference is October 31 through November 12, 2021, in Glasgow. Application
Medicare for All Rally–Saturday, July 24, 9:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m., Lomas Blvd. & Stanford NE, in front of UNMH in ABQ.
Citizen Redistricting Committee Meetings–Friday, July 23, 9:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m. on Zoom (info here) .
GPAMA Monthly Meeting–Wednesday, July 21, 6:00 p. m.  Remote or in person at 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, ABQ, in the Blue Room.  Let us know if you need a ride.
GPUS Annual National Meeting–July 15-18, on line.  Workshop and registration information.
GPUS Fundraiser with Graham Elwood–July 16 on line.  VIP meet and greet and comedy show tickets available.
GPNM Green Council Meeting–Sunday, July 11, 3:00 p. m. Please contact us if you want GPAMA reps to take an issue to the state party.
Blog Post and updated Holtec info–Learn about global electoral successes at Greens Around the World.  Read the second RAI at HOLTEC Update.
Plutonium pit production essays–“To the Ramparts!” is an essay series by John Wilks examining the plutonium pit production program.  Part 6 added.
GPAMA Monthly Meeting–Wednesday, June 16, 6:00 p. m. 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE.  Contact for call-in/log-in information.
Global Greens webinar–The Green 7 confront the burning questions on Zoom, June 10, noon MDT (6pm UTC).  Register here.
GPNM Annual Convention/Meeting–Saturday, June 12, 2:30 p. m. on line.  RSVP to for information.
GPAMA May Meeting–Wednesday, May 19, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, the Blue Room.  Public Health Order applies.  Contact for call-in/log-in information or if you need a ride.
Citizen Redistricting Committee Application Deadline–Friday, May 21, 2021.  Apply at SoS site or with the State Ethics Committee.
US Solutions Summit–Saturday, May 22, 2021, 2:00 p. m.  Join our own Kerri Barber, Howie Hawkins, and other great panelists discussing solutions to challenges in areas of education, cultural affairs, electoral politics, economics and press freedom.  Kerri will be on Panel 1 discussing minor party candidates and getting money out of politics.  More info here.
Redistricting Commission Webinar–A Comparison with Similar Models with Peter Wattson, Thursday, April 29, 10:00 a. m.  Register here.  Sponsored by League of Women Voters.
Envisioning a Greener New Deal Webinar–Wednesday, May 5, 6:00 p. m. Webinars with Gateway Green Alliance
GPAMA April Meeting–Wednesday, April 21, 6:00 p. m.  1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE in the Blue Room.  Public Health Order applies.  Contact for call-in/log-in information.
WEBINAR–Removing Pesticides From our Public Spaces.  Thursday, April 8, 6:00 p. m.on Zoom. GPAMA will have a speaker on this panel highlighting lessons learned on the journey to the Integrated Vegetation Management and Maintenance Plan for Bernalillo County that started with the glyphosate moratorium.
Mural Dedication–Saturday, March 27, noon, ACPJ at 202 Harvard SE, ABQ.  Honoring Breona Taylor and Loreal Tsingine.
Blog Post–Webinars with Gateway Green Alliance Next Webinar Black & Green Wed Zoom: Berta Cáceres in Defense of Water Rights, 7 pm CT Mar 10, 2021.  GPAMA is a co-host.
GPAMA ANNUAL MEETING/CONVENTION–Wednesday, March 17, 6:00 p. m.  Officer Elections and Delegate Selection to state convention.  Contact for call-in information.
UPDATED AGAIN! 2021 Legislative Session–This year’s 60-day session began on January 19 and ends March 20.  HB211/SB199 — REDISTRICTING ACT Would create independent redistricting commission. House Judiciary and Senate Rules Committees, not scheduled.  Follow progress of Bills of Interest
FEBRUARY GPAMA MEETING–NOTE THE CHANGE!  We are changing to the third Wednesday of the month.  Next meeting Wednesday, February 17, 6:00 p. m.  Contact us for call-in information.
Panel on Suppression of Small Parties–Zoom Recording now available.  Contact for link & passcode.  Wednesday, January 5 6:00 p. m. on Zoom.  Presented by Gateway-Greens.  More info here.
CSIS Discussion–This moderated discussion sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies was recently shared with GPAMA:  Nuclear Modernization and Arms Control in 2021
JANUARY GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, January 14, 6:00 p. m.  Contact for call-in info.
Methane Rules Hearing begins January 4 and ends January 15. and is expected to run for two weeks.
Reparations and Police Accountability Rally–
January 20 at noon in Washington, D. C., Black Lives Matter Plaza (16th Street NW between K Street NW and the north side of President’s Park).


BLOG POST–Short listing of Hawkins/Walker 2020: Debates, Interviews
DECEMBER GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, December 10, 6:00 p. m.  Contact for call-in info.
Gathering of Allies–
on Zoom, December 5 – December 7. Sponsored by Pacific Greens
Thursday, November 12, 6:00 p. m.  Election reflection, other updates.  Contact for call-in information.
GPAMA OCTOBER MEETING–Thursday, October 8, 6:00 p. m., The Source, 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE.  Call-in option available.
Early In-person Voting–Begins Saturday, October 17 at designated voting centers.
HAWKINS/WALKER are in position #1 on the ballot.
BLOG POST–Keep Elected PRC Vote NO on the proposed constitutional amendment to replace the five-member Public Regulation Commission with a three-member appointed one.
HOUSE DISTRICT 25 CANDIDATE–Stephen Verchinski is the GP candidate in this four-way race.  Campaign web site.
Petition Requests–Blog post with petitions requests received by GPAMA.  Check them out and decide for yourself.
UNM PROTEST COMMEMORATION–May 8, 1970:  A Day to Remember (flyer) will be a Zoom event on Saturday, September 26, 2:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m. Log-in details to come.  The event previously planned for May 8 and 9, 2020, now will be on line.  View trailer.
Holtec EIS Comment Deadline–Tuesday, September 22.  Read the GPAMA statement and submit your comments (info at bottom of page).
GPAMA REGULAR MEETING–Thursday, September 10, 6:00 p. m., in the Blue Room at The Source, 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, ABQ NM.  Call-in option available.
Holtec Public Comment Webinars–Four more public input webinars, beginning August 20, have been scheduled for the proposed nuclear waste facility in Lea County.  Comments should be directed toward the draft EIS released earlier this year.  More Holtec Webinars
Climate Crisis Roundtable–Thursday, August 27, 2:00 p. m. to 3:00 p. m.  Info at Environment New Mexico
GPNM Special Convention–Saturday, August 29, 2:00 p. m..  Convention to adopt the 2020 Platform.  Contact for call-in numbers.
Matching Deadline for Hawkins/Walker Contributions–August 24 is the last day that contributions up to $250 will be matched by federal funds.  Donation information
GPAMA August Meeting–Thursday, August 13, 6:00 p. m.  Contact for call-in information.
Hiroshima Day 2020–Thursday, August 6, 6:00 p. m., on-line commemoration.  Information at Pace e Bene
Hiroshima/Nagasaki 75–Thursday, August 6 and Sunday, August 9.  National Virtual EventGPNM Green Council Meeting–Saturday, June 25, 3:00 p. m.  Contact GPNM for call-in information.
Trinity Site Anniversary webinar–July 15, 8:00 p. m.  July 16, 2020, is the 75th anniversary of the nuclear explosion in New Mexico.  Register here.
Holtec webinar TODAY!–Thursday, July 9, 3:00 p. m. for public comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed nuclear waste storage facility in Lea County. Webinar access: Event Number: 199 943 8370, Password: HOLTEC Telephone access: 800-475-0220, passcode: 9575497.  Presentation slides for this meeting can be found at: and in Spanish:
GPAMA JULY MEETING–Thursday, July 9, 2020, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE on the patio outside the Blue Room (officers).  Contact us for call-in information.
GPUS Annual Meeting and Presidential Nominating Convention–Begins Thursday, July 9 with two days of workshops. Nominating Convention is Saturday, July 11, begins at noon eastern times, and will be live-streamed. The published registration deadline was July 5, but late registration may be possible for workshops: ( Worth checking if something really interests you.
GPUS On-line Fundraiser with Ron Placone–Friday, July 10 8:30 p. m. eastern (VIP session at 7:30). Donate and sign up here.
SIGNATURE GATHERING II–Please contact Stephen Verchinski directly (505.238.2398) if you can collect signatures in the next week. THANK YOU.
Juneteenth–Revisiting this post. It has been a year since the resolution to form a Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act was sent to committee.
Holtec Public Meeting Webinar–Comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Holtec nuclear waste storage facility in Lea County. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 – 3:00 pm MDT (5:00 pm EDT). On-line at Webinar link Event Number: 199 800 0026, Password: HOLTEC Telephone access 888-454-7496, Password: 5790355 Pre-register by June 22, 2020, to give oral public comment at Written comments are due by July 22.
Filing Day–Thursday, June 25 is filing day for minor party and independent candidates.
GPAMA JUNE MEETING–Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE on the patio outside the Blue Room (officers). Contact us for call-in option.
Images from Candlelight Vigil and March–

SUNDAY MAY 31, 2020, 5:00 p. m., ACPJ parking lot, 202 Harvard SE.  Remembering Mr. George Floyd and all others who succumbed to police brutality and racism.  Non-Violence and Social Justice are two of the Four Pillars of the Green Party.
Public Comment Deadline–Draft Management Plan to open Greater Chaco to MORE fracking is EXTENDED May 28, 2020.  See blog post below.
BLOG POST–Chaco at Risk
BLOG POST–50 Years Ago Today
SIGNATURE GATHERING–Tuesday, June 2.  Please contact us if you can help Stephen Verchinski collect signatures at polling locations for his candidacy for State House of Representatives.
Public Comment Virtual Meeting ALERT!–Monday, May 18, 9:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m. PRE-REGISTER on line or by phone (505-635-9701).
MAY GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, May 14, 2020, 6:00 p. m.  Contact us for call-in numbers.
GPNM ANNUAL MEETING AND CONVENTION–Saturday, April 25, 1:00 p. m. The designated venue is the Community Room at LaFarge Library in Santa Fe. THIS IS LIKELY TO BECOME CALL-IN ONLY.  See GPNM web site.
HOWIE HAWKINS TALKS TO GPNM–Thursday, April 23, 6:00 p. m.  Contact Green Party of New Mexico for log-in/call-in information. Candidates and Virtual Mtgs.
VIRTUAL MEET AND GREET WITH DARIO HUNTER–Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 p. m. FRIDAY, April 24, 8:00 p. m. Contact Green Party of New Mexico for log-in/call-in information.  Candidates and Virtual Mtgs.
BLOG POST–Earth Day Turns 50
BLOG POST–GPNM 2020 meeting flyer
Greater Chaco Canyon video and webinar–Wednesday, April 22, 7:40 a. m. as part of Earth Day Live activities.  There will be a streamed panel discussion afterward through a different platform.
APRIL GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, April 9, 6:0015 p. m., The Source (Blue Room), 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE, ABQ. CONTACT US FOR CALL-IN NUMBERS.
New Blog Post–A Victory
GPUS Statement on COVID-19 Legislation–Administration Policy Will Sacrifice Lives to “Save” Economy
BLOG POST–Oil & Gas Industry Impacts
BLOG POST–Pillars as Platform
GPAMA ANNUAL MEETING/CONVENTION AND POTLUCK–Saturday, March 14, 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE (The Source), 1:00 p. m.  The March meeting is the Annual Meeting with election of officers.  Must be registered Green to vote.  There will NOT be a meeting on Thursday, March 12.  Call-in option available–ask for numbers.
Tularosa Basin Downwinders Benefit–Spreading the word for TBDC.  Sunday, March 15, 1:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. at NHCC. For information on the Benefit call Therese Perea at 505-235-3427.
GPNM Green Council Meeting–Saturday, February 22, 1:00 p. m.  Conference Room #1, Main Library, 5th & Copper, in downtown ABQ. Let us know if you want the call-in number or a ride. This is a state-level meeting.
New Mexico Legislative Session–The calendars can be found hereSB104 is the bill to put a four-year moratorium on NEW permits for hydraulic fracturing (fracking).  Find your legislators.
FEBRUARY GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, February 13, 6:00 p. m., 1111 Carlisle SE (The Source–Blue Room).  Let us know if you need a ride or the call-in number.
IVMMP (Glyphosate) Meeting–The next Integrated Vegetation Management and Maintenance Plan meeting will be Wednesday, January 22, 3:30 p. m., at the Raymond G. Sánchez Community Center, 9800 4th Street NW.  This is work being done as a result of the glyphosate moratorium on BernCo-administered properties.  GPAMA has a strong presence on the steering committee.
International Day of Protest–Saturday, January 25. Join GPAMA members and other groups from 2:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m., San Mateo & Gibson SE. Look for banners. No more bombing in the Middle East!
Getting Back to our Roots–Forum to address food scarcity in urban areas and communities of color. Thursday, January 16, 56:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m., African-American Performing Arts Center, 310 San Pedro Drive NE, ABQ.
2020 GPNM Platform–Informal working group, Saturday, January 11, 1:00 p. m., Napoli Coffee, 3035 Menaul Blvd. NE.  GPAMA is taking lead responsibility for the Social Justice and Non-Violence platform planks.  If there are issues specific to New Mexico you would like to see in the platform, please let us know.
Anti-war Protest TODAY–Another antiwar protest is planned for today, January 8, at San Mateo & Gibson SE in ABQ by KAFB and the VAMC. PSL may be leading this one. Starts at 5:00 p. m.
JANUARY GPAMA MEETING–Thursday, January 9, The Source, 1111 Carlisle SE, The Blue Room.  Let us know if you need a ride or the call-in number.
Antiwar Protest–Today is National Day of Action. We have been unable to confirm this information for a local protest: TODAY, January 4, 2:00 p. m. at San Mateo & Gibson SE, in front of KAFB.