Until further notice, all Journey Santa Fe events have been cancelled. Please see their website for updates.
Every Sunday at 11am, for over 13 years, Journey Santa Fe has offered weekly community conversations on the issues of New Mexico - the who, what, when and why of New Mexico politics, laws and legislation, green technology, investigative journalism, education, water and the environment, human rights, women’s and children’s rights and the arts. It supports those individuals and groups trying to find positive solutions to the challenges we face in New Mexico.
The coordinating group includes Program Director Melissa Williams, Program Coordinators Miranda Viscoli, Co-President New Mexicans To Prevent Gun Violence; Andy Otto, Executive Director Santa Fe Watershed Association, Seth Roffman, Editor Green Fire Times, Treasurer Ada Browne from The Alliance for Local Prosperity (formerly WeArePeopleHere); Stan Jones Journey Sponsor and Moderator ; Pat Hodapp, director of the Santa Fe Library; Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber; Kate Rollins, Web and Social Media Manager, Arturo Medrano, Journey Tech Director.
Journey Santa Fe programs are free and open to the public. To find out more about each week's upcoming programs, please visit their website at journeysantafe.com. To present at Journey Santa Fe, please contact Melissa Williams
All Journey Santa Fe events take place at 11am
Sunday, March 1
Local Author Dr. Erica Elliott will discuss and sign her book, “Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert,” in which she details her life teaching at a boarding school on the Navajo Reservation near Canyon de Chelly. As she is drawn deeper into Navajo life, Erica has a series of profound experiences with the people, animals and spirits of Canyon de Chelly. Fulfilling a Navajo grandmother’s prophecy, she returns years later as a medical doctor to offer her services to Navajo patients.
Sunday, March 8
The Fight for a Livable Future with Earthcare’s Youth United For Climate Crisis Action (YUCCA)
YUCCA is part of the youth-led movement that is igniting all over the world to fight for a livable future. Come learn about the latest developments in YUCCA’s climate emergency campaign, the national movement for climate action, and the next global climate strike in Santa Fe called for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day – April 22, 2020.
Sunday, March 15
The Red Nation, The Red Deal, and The Future of Santa Fe: A Conversation with Members and Organizers of The Red Nation
Orien LongKnife, Secretary of the Santa Fe Freedom Council; Elena Ortiz, Chair of the Red Nation – Santa Fe Freedom Council; David-Alexander Hubbard Sloan, Board Member of the Santa Fe Indian Center; Savannah Junes, Activist. A panel presentation and discussion about what The Red Nation is and how it came to be; the challenges of organizing in a town like Santa Fe; their aims and strategy, and an indigenous vision for the future of Santa Fe.
Sunday, March 22
United Academics (UA) of UNM: Exploring the Meaning of Union Membership and Where They Are Now
Session 2020: What Mattered and What Didn’t
Patrick Manning, Associate Professor; Dr. Scott Kamen, Assistant Professor, and members of United Academics-UNM
Panel discussion exploring the meaning of union membership generally, as well as what has been going on with United Academics of the University of New Mexico (UA-UNM) since winning their right to unionize in October.
Sunday, March 29
¡Presente!: Engagement and its role in development in Santa Fe
Chris Jonas of Littleglobe, Miguel Acosta of Earth Care and special guests Daniel Hernandez, City of Santa Fe Project Director of the Midtown Campus development; Jamie Blosser of Santa Fe Art Institute and others from grassroots organizations and the City of Santa Fe will have a conversation on the role community engagement plays in planning and equitable
development of Santa Fe.