Mar 16 Dining Out
March Dining Out will be at 5:00 pm on Friday, March 16, at Paisano Café, 1740 Calle De Mercado, (which intersects with Avenidas de Mesilla south of I-10). Please sign up by Wednesday, March 14, or send email to DiningOut@uuchurchlc.org.
Apr 27-29 Pacific Western Region Assembly
The four districts of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s -UUA’s- Pacific Western Region -PWR- will gather April 27-29 in Portland, Oregon for the 2018 Regional Assembly. Speakers include civil rights activist, the Rev. Dr. William Barber; Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, advocate for women’s, immigrant, civil, and human rights; and the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, newly elected UUA president. Programming includes workshops, worship, district meetings, and an optional social justice activity. A day-long Professional Day designed for religious professionals is planned for Friday, April 27, before the start of Regional Assembly. Discount lodging is available at the Portland DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, site of the Regional Assembly. Childcare and youth programming will be available. Registration will open by January 4. Watch the PWR website (www.uua.org/pwr) for full details to be posted soon.
Mar 6 Factionalism and Risks for Democracy
There will be a lecture in the Department of Government at NMSU by Dr. Ben Cole (Simmons College, Boston) on the theme of factionalism and risks for democracy in the US and around the world. The presentation will be on Tuesday, March 6, at 4.45 pm – 5.45 pm in the Nick Franklin Seminar Room, Breland Hall, room 179. Please note that campus parking is free and open to the public after 4.30 pm. See the NMSU news release for further details: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/ Articles/view/12956/nmsu-to- host-lecture-on-risks-to- democracy-in-us-and-around- the-world