YNMG Hub For COVID Resources And Volunteers
As we go through each episode, we're talking about emerging resources in our community, and we'll continue posting them here.
- cabq.gov/scams — Find out if the person you're talking to is trying to use fears about the virus to scam people. Albuquerque's Consumer Financial Protection Initiative is keeping track.
- If you think you got scammed, report it to the Federal Trade Commission
- bit.ly/covidhelpforseniors — Want to help make sure the state's seniors get food? You can volunteer
- Read the state's emergency order issued Monday, March 23. Is your business or workplace on the state's list of essential services? And what does it mean when the governor says "stay home"
- Mesilla Valley Community Of Hope
- Albuquerque Health Care For The Homeless
- Watch Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's full news conference
- Here's a list from CYFD of shelters for young people experiencing homelessness or survivors of domestic violence in the state. They're still open. And if you have resources to share, they could use some donations.
EPA says regulated industries can regulate themselves when it comes to air and water and other environmental concerns right now. NMED says the state's compliance checks are limited too, because folks who work there are social distancing. You're not supposed to be going out looking for polluters. But if you happen to see something, here's who to call:
- $300,000 is going to arts and cultural nonprofits in Albuquerque.
- $100,000 dollars is going to local artists to create digital media.
- $50,000 dollars is going to local artists to create educational programming that engages young people
- 516 Arts is giving 60 artists $1,000 each from the Fulcrum Fund
- The Santa Fe Reporter's got the hookup on virtual concerts.
- The N.M. Tourism Department is offering virtual tours of arts and culture hubs, and the state’s natural wonders. You can even check them out in virtual reality.
April 30: The People Beyond The Numbers
May 7: Still Behind the Walls
May 13: A Test You Can't Study For
May 14: Get Covered
May 22: Race, Privilege and Reopening
- Showing Up For Racial Justice, a multi-racial network of people organizing white folks for racial and social justice. Check out what the local chapter is doing at the Facebook page "SURJ ABQ." https://www.facebook.com/groups/1180007298784667/
- The Albuquerque Friends Meeting, the local Quaker organization, has a Whiteness Study Group, and they've got resources on building anti-racist, multicultural faith communities. https://abqfriends.org/examining-whiteness
- The Santa Fe Community Foundation has a whole course on unlearning racism and understanding privilege. https://www.santafecf.org/2012---what-we-do/2020-exploring-whiteness
- There's a great podcast series called "Seeing White" that takes a deep dive into the history of whiteness in America and its violent legacy through to today. Find a link to that podcast on the show page, and an interview Hannah Colton had with its producer, John Biewen this week. https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
- And check out the national network mobilizing white men to learn, grow and take action against white supremacy and patriarchy, Organizing White Men for Collective Liberation https://www.owmcl.org/
May 29: Faith in the System
- Take the implicit bias test created by Harvard researchers: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/
- Educate yourself with the book Blindspot: The Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald
- Check out the Party for Socialism and Liberation
- Check out Bryan Stevenson's work with the Equal Justice Initiative, focusing on criminal justice reform, racial justice and education.
June 10: Men With Rifles
- Read Daily Lobo's Joe Rull's report on New Mexico State Police snipers atop UNM buildings during Black Lives Matter protests.
Learn more about Positive Policing at their website www.positivepolicing.solutions or email Darryl Deloach directly at email@example.com
Read the text of Albuquerque City Councilor Lan Sena’s bill to prevent APD from getting military surplus equipment.
Learn more about David Carroll’s work, including a link to his Twitter.
If you want to find out more about race in artificial intelligence and technology check out Mutale Nkonde’s site.
Get more details on Dr. Kathleen Carley’s study of internet bots, good and bad.
Want to become “digitally intelligent” when it comes to managing your online data? Check out Own Your Data.
Check out Jeff Proctor’s article “It Makes No Sense” covering the rise of COVID-19 cases in New Mexico’s prisons and the Governor’s response.
Read Rolling Stone magazine’s article on Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s tactics for fighting coronavirus, including the fight for federal resources.
Watch New Mexico in focus on New Mexico PBS. Check out past episodes and other content by heading to https://www.newmexicopbs.org/
Plus, New Mexico PBS has been live-streaming so you can see the legislative session for yourself. Scope the New Mexico in Focus page on Facebook.
Check out Common Cause New Mexico chapter head to https://www.commoncause.org/new-mexico/
Read great articles from Matt Reichbach and other journalists by heading to https://nmpoliticalreport.com/ to catch up on all the legal happenings in the state
If you need a refresher on the legislature, find any of the episodes of this shows pre-covid to hear our daily updates during the last legislative session. They’re over at https://www.kunm.org/, or find them in your podcasts
Learn all about the ABC Community Partnership
Take a look at the Las Cruces Sun-News, including stories from Algernon D’Ammassa
Learn more about the PPE supply efforts of Marpac Medical
Read articles by Carol Wight for the New Mexico Restaurant Association
Check out the reporting from Yasmin Khan