Las Cruces City Council

The Right to Migrate or Not to Migrate

Sep 9, 2016

Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra meets with Las Cruces City Councilor, Olga Pedroza, and Diocese of Las Cruces, Bishop Oscar Cantú, to talk about a community forum on immigration policies organized by the Las Cruces City Council and local community leaders. Immigration affects everyone in our community and the entire nation. Although New Mexico is so close to the border of Mexico, local residents still have mixed feelings about...

The Great Conversation on Minimum Wage

Apr 3, 2014

April 4, 2014 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES , Emily Guerra bridges the community with Executive Director and Founder of The Great Conversation ( TGC ), Randy Harris. TGC began in 2010 to facilitate safe, respectful and informed community dialogue , recognizing diverse perspectives and encouraging collaborative action in “a simple circle of chairs.” The last of a series of three Great Conversations regarding “Minimum Wage” will be held in the Las Cruces City Council Chambers on...