This website is developed to educate the twelve cities that makeup Dona Ana County. Our aim is to highlight issues around civil rights and justice equality ensuring all citizens are represented fairly inside our great county. We welcome your support and membership as we help build a fair and just culture within our community.
Temple Beth-El and the NAACP bring you "Then and Now", a public premiere of an original recording of a 1961 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3980 Sonoma Springs Ave. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, you can Download the Flyer here.
Join the NAACP Doña Ana County Branch for an evening with new Las Cruces Police Department Chief Patrick G. Gallagher on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 2550 S. Don Roser Dr. This event is free and open to the public.
NMSU Black Programs has prepared a series of events, including Black Love Day, Afro-Heritage Appreciation Dinner, Blackout Party and more! See the flyer below for a full list of events. For more information contact Black Programs at 646-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Make a trip to Albuquerque to celebrate Black History Month. Dedicated to providing New Mexico an affordable, family-friendly, and multicultural slate of events in the month of February. Many events include the 2018 Asante Awards and concerts featuring Keith Sweat and Gerald Abright.
Powerpoint presentation presented from the City of Las Cruces
On Feb. 6, 2018, voters within the Las Cruces School District will consider a $50 million General Obligation Bond Issue.If approved, the funds may be used throughout Las Cruces Public Schools to provide new classrooms and multipurpose rooms, safety and security upgrades, major school renovations. For additional information on where to vote, call: (575) 647-7428 or for additional election information, call (575) 527-6014.
Make a trip to Albuquerque June 22 for the New Mexico Black Expo. This annual event is designed to provide a statewide cultural experience while interacting with the African/African American culture and heritage. Save the date and help support Black-owned businesses and elected officials. Click the link for more details.