Alcohol and Health in Gallup

Please consider attending a community meeting on Alcohol and Health in Gallup.

When:   Wednesday – December 2

Time:      6:00 to 8:00 pm

Where:  Gallup Community Services Center located at 401 Bataan Veterans Street and Hasler Valley Road.

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Behavioral Health Collaborative have asked SAMHSA to help us with a global evaluation/assessment of alcohol-related death in Gallup. The assessment team is coming out to Gallup to meet with prevention and treatment providers and gather information for the assessment.

This an opportunity to voice what your issues are and what potential solutions could be. This meeting is open to anyone who is interested in alcohol prevention and treatment.

For more information, contact Jordon Johnson at 505-270-1486 or via email at mcplacematters@gmail.com

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Hiring a San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS Coordinator

We are pleased to announce that we are hiring a San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS Coordinator.

Please see the attached job description and circulate amongst your networks.

We are looking forward to strengthening our relationship with the San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS team around PLACE MATTERS.

San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS Coordinator Job Description

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jordon Johnson at mcplacematters@gmail.com or call 505-270-1486.

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A Year in Review

Over the last year, many exciting events, gatherings and organizational developments have emerged. We wanted to share them with you and thank you for all the support in addressing the health inequities in our local area.

Please take a few minutes to read our: A Year in Review

We look forward to many years ahead of working closely with community members to build their capacity to advance health equity in our region.

If you would like to get involved, please contact Jordon Johnson at 505.270.1486 or email mcplacematters@gmail.com.

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Gallup Pride

Please join us in celebrating Gallup Pride this Saturday.

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There will be speakers, performances, and information booths throughout the day.

If you have interested in having a booth at the event, please contact Jordon Johnson at mcplacematters@gmail.com

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True Colors Benefit Show

Please join us this Friday August 21st – 6:00 p.m. at the UNM Gallup Auditorium for the True Colors Benefit Show to honor Dr. Jennifer Denetdale. Dr. Denetdale has been a strong ally and advocate for the Native lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. This wonderful evening is filled with amazing local performers who will bring you a show that you do not want to miss.

We encourage you to invite your friends and family to come out this evening. Find the event on our Facebook page at McKinley Community PLACE MATTERS

A suggested donation of $5 will go to support the Rainbow Naatsiilid Program to continue to raise awareness and educate people about LGBTQ issues.

TrueColors

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Commemoration a Huge Success!

On Saturday July 18th, we were honored to be a part of the 7th Annual Red Water Pond Road Community Uranium Tailings Spill Commemoration. We appreciate all the community members, United States Environmental Protection Agency and elected officials who joined us to learn about the legacy of the tailings spill and what the community is encountering given this history.

Please enjoy a few of the photos below from the day and we encourage you to get involved with our work in raising awareness about the health impacts of uranium mining and milling.

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Red Water Pond Road Community Annual Commemoration

Please join us for the 36th Annual Red Water Pond Road Community – Uranium Tailings Spill Commemoration on Saturday, July 18th from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The day will be filled with a walk to the historic site, speakers, lunch, and opportunity to learn and hear community members’ stories.

Red Water Pond Road Community is located 12 miles north of Red Rock State Park, which is on the East side of Gallup on State Hwy 566.

RWP Commemoration

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jordon Johnson at 505-270-1486 or email mcplacematters@gmail.com

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