News Brief April 18, 2024

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87th Annual Conference 1st Amendment Rights Workshop

Tues. June 18, 3:15pm NMHU Wilson Gym REGISTER

Mark Weaver is a battle-tested attorney and crisis communications expert with three decades of experience advising clients in more than 30 states and at the highest levels of national government and corporate America.across the country. He will speak on the latest SCOTUS opinions regarding First Amendment Rights, social media, and local governments. You won't want to miss this amazing presentation.

Bernalillo County Clerk Teams With APS Metro "I Voted" Sticker Contest

With over 200 incredible submissions from K-12 APS art students, the top 8 designs will become the official "I Voted" stickers for the 2024 General Election in November. This initiative was led by Clerk Linda Stover who aims to nurture a sense of civic responsibility among our youth through the power of art. Woohoo!!!

NM Office on Broadband Access and Expansion Challenge Meetings

County participation in the BEAD Map Challenge for New Mexico is crucial for its success. Counties play a vital role in implementing local policies and have unique insights into broadband needs. Your involvement fosters collaboration, coordination, and targeted approaches to bridging the digital divide and ensuring a comprehensive strategy for expanding broadband access and adoption statewide. BEAD Challenge

Albuquerque Intn'l District Library

7601 Central Ave NE

Tue. April 16, 1pm

Gallup Octovia Fellin Public Library

200 West Aztec Ave

Wed. April 17, 1pm

Santa Fe Higher Ed Building

1950 Siringo Rd

Fri. April 19, 1pm

Roswell Public Library

301 N Pennsylvania Ave

Mon. April 22, 3pm

Farmington Muni School

3401 E 30th St, Ste. A

Tues. April 23, 10am

Jemez Pueblo of Jemez

38 Bear Canyon Rd

Wed. April 24, 2pm

Las Cruces Thomas Brannigan Library

200 E Picacho Ave

Thur. April 25, 1pm

Silver City Library

515 W College Ave

Fri. April 26, 11am

Raton Arthur Johnson Memorial Library 244 Cook Ave

Mon. April 29, 1pm

Meetings are open to public; please RSVP to

16-Hour Verbal De-escalation Training Bernalillo County, ABQ

May 7 - May 8, 8am-5pm

This 16-hour training teaches students verbal de-escalation skills that apply psychology to aid a highly agitated person in bringing their emotions under control. This training is intended for Detention staff and Sheriff's Deputies. RSVP

April is National Fair Housing Month

Fair housing is the right for everyone to have access to all housing opportunities without discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, sex, color, familial status and disability. The New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority believes every New Mexican deserves access to safe, decent, affordable housing. To learn more about fair housing and your rights, click here.

Link to NMC 2024 Annual Meetings Calendar

Link to Loss Prevention Trainings Calendar & RSVP

Wed Apr 24 Advisory Council meeting re: annual conference agendas due, 11am in person San Miguel County Highlands University Student Center Room 322

Wed. Apr 24 New Affiliate Officer training Zoom 1:30pm-2:30pm

Fri May 3 NMC Board of Directors meeting 8:30am Grant County

Tue May 7-8 16-Hour Verbal De-escalation training Bernalillo County, ABQ, 8am-5pm Register

Wed May 8-10 WIR Annual Conference Mariposa County, CA

Mon May 13-16 NMC LP OSHA 30-hour general industry outreach training Albuquerque

Wed May 22 NMCIA Board of Directors meeting 8:30am NMC Santa Fe office

June NM EDGE Classes (Live Online) 6/4, 6/5, 6/11, 6/12, 6/13, 6/25, 6/26, 6/27

Tue Jun 11 NMCRe Captive Board meeting 1pm virtual

Mon Jun 17-20 NMC 87th Annual Conference San Miguel County, Las Vegas

Mon Jun 17-18 NM EDGE Classes San Miguel County NMHU

Tue Jun 18 NMC Board of Directors meeting 4pm San Miguel County NMHU Student Center

Thu Jun 20 NMC Board of Directors election of officers 10am-11am San Miguel County NMHU Student Center

Tue July 9 Legislative Initiatives Review w/Legislative Committee 10am NMC Santa Fe Office, affiliate chairs present legislative initiatives

Fri July 12-16 NACo Annual Conference Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL

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