Susan Thom Loubet


Ways to Connect

Oct, 2017, Alb.-Cather scholar Sue Hallgarth brings us a second Willa Cather and Edith Lewis adventure-

fictional, yet well-researched. This time, it is based in Taos, which Cather visited in 1925.

11/10, Alb-"Gloria, A Life" playing in New York, draws long-time feminists plus young women. Former publicist for Ms. Magazine says-"I felt like I was sitting in Gloria's loft."

11/10 Alb--Second annual South Valley Studio Tour-Sunday, Nov 11.

10/20, Alb--Micaela Cadena wants to represent the distict she grew up in--NM House District 33. She returned to the district to bring up her children there.

10/20, Alb-Experienced as Chair of the Los Alamos County Council and several years as an analyst for the NM Senate Judiciary Committee, Chandler is ready to continue to serve as a lawmaker for NM House District 43.

10/20, Alb- Between campaign rallies running for Governor, Congresswoman Grisham talks to Women's Focus.

9/15 Alb---A former State Representative and City Counselor, Arnold Jones says, "there are things in Congress that I know how to do and I want to do them for our state."

Arnold Jones recalls working across party lines to pass legislation.

9/15, Alb--Working with her own and other tribes as  well as raising a daughter as a single mom has made Deb Haaland sensitive to needs that can be met by good government.

Haaland would be the first Native American Representative to Congress. Her campaign has already sparked much interest in Washington. 

9/29, Alb--- What does it take to be a good Court of Appeals judge? Maureen Sanders lets us know.

Former UNM Law School Professor and specialist in protecting Civil Rights and Women's Rights, Sanders speaks from her experience dealing with Court of Appeals judges. Read this and then, vote.

9/29, Alb--4 women have different backgrounds and different reasons to run for 4 different seats.

9/29, Alb--4 women have different backgrounds and different reasons to run for 4 different seats.

9/15 Alb--The first to staff a southern NM office for Senator Udall, Xochitl Torres Small is not new to working with Washington.

9/15, Alb.--After 8 years as a Representative in Santa Fe, Herrell wants to carry on her issues in the U.S. House.

Sat 4/21--New Mexico has had a Land Commissioner since 1899, even before becoming a state. The Commissioner administers 9 million acres of surface and 12 million of subsurface land to generate revenue for public institutions in New Mexico. If elected, Stephanie Garcia Richard will be the first woman to hold the office.

Sat, 9/30/2017. Linda M. Grasso shows how and why feminism and O’Keeffe are inextricably connected in popular culture and scholarship.

Sat., 5/26--Retired from leading the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation, Herrera is eager for change in New Mexico. "I decided that I can complain all I want or I can try to change things." Undaunted by running against an incumbent or by a "district the size of Connecticut," Herrera is ready to move from lobbying and working with legislators on early childhood issues to having a hand in improving economic development, education, and health in New Mexico.

Sat., 5/12--Former Democratic Party Chair, Deb Haaland wants to move her advocacy to Washington as a strong voice for the people of New Mexico.

Sat., 5/12/18--ASL would cast a law professor's eye to enhance Congress's role in federal balance of power.

She touts her experience as an advocate for immigrant victims of domestic violence and working for equity issues in New Mexico. Running as someone who is not a political insider, Antoinette says that it was former students who called for to get into the race, "We need your voice in Congress."

Endorsed by: Sierra Club, Latino Victory Fund, Committee for Hispanic Causes, Working Families, Blue America, PODER-Pac (pro-Choice Latinas), People for Bernie, Unions—IBEW, Building and Construction Trades; Congressional: Roybal-Allard, Grijalva, Gallego, Sanchez, Raskin; NM elected: Candelaria, Tallman, Lopez, Chasey, Garcia, Trujillo, Bearce, Hamilton, Tristani, Madrid, Canales


Sat, 5/12--Our first woman president will still have a hard time, but her road may be easier.

Sat. 4/21-If you are worried whether your vote will count or whether it will be counted, you can rest assured. Women's Focus talks to Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver.                                                                                              

Sat, 1/20-Meeting on DACA but leaving out the Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus? Grisham says, "No!"

12/16/17--Woman and Hollywood film critic Melissa Silverstein talked to Lady Bird director Gretta Gerwig after a screening of the film.

1/20-Mudbound, a film sweeping up excitement in the rounds of awards, is a haunting viewing experience.

Sat. 12/16 12p: Whether it be politicians or batterers who use power abusively, they all have the same objective-total control-and they often use similar methods to achieve and maintain that control.

Sat., 9/30-"We need to be vigilant to hold on to the gains that we have made in family planning,"

Russell Thurstons

Sat. 8/27 12p: What you need to know about physical exercise and health studies

Marketing expert shares methods to market ideas, not clothes.

7/22--"It's going to change but we're building the rules of the road now....

7/8-- How are women advancing the work environment? What roll will they play in the future?

From Irene, we hear about how other countries encourage boards of directors to include women; from Maggie-registering family friendly workplaces in NM; from Miriam--setting up a home office.

Sat, 6/17--Do women have power?  How do they exercise it when they do? Hear from legislators and former legislators.