Category Archives: Commemoration

DPNM Memorial Day Statement

New Mexico – Ahead of Memorial Day, Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Richard Ellenberg released the following statement: “On Memorial Day, we take time to honor our military service members who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. New Mexicans have an extraordinary sense of service to our communities, to our families and to our country. And

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate the Life and Legacy of César Chávez

Today, March 31, the Democratic Party of New Mexico commemorates the life and legacy of César Chávez and his enduring vision of human rights and dignity for all. We stand by César Chávez’s commitment to unity and strength. We always will. “From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves

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New Mexico Democrats Celebrate African American History Month

The Democratic Party of New Mexico is proud to celebrate diversity and to join in the observance of African American History Month. This year’s theme, “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories” honors the history of African Americans unfolds across the canvas of America, beginning before the arrival of the Mayflower and continuing to the present. From port cities where

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Democratic Party of New Mexico commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. King and the enduring vision of the civil rights movement. “Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten” Dr. King wrote in 1967, “America owes a debt of justice which

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The Democratic Party of New Mexico Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

From our friends and families to yours, the Democratic Party of New Mexico wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday! History of the Thankgiving Holiday n the United States, according to cultural tradition, the Thanksgiving holiday is traced to a 1621 feast by the Pilgrim settlers and the Wampanoag tribe held to celebrate a

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate Veterans Day

The Democratic Party of New Mexico joins millions of Americans today in commemorating the heroism and sacrifice of those who have served, and continue to serve in the armed forces of the United States. We celebrate the lives of nearly 23 Million American service people who have fought for our nation in every conflict since

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New Mexico Democrats Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

The Democratic Party of New Mexico is proud to celebrate diversity and to join in the observance of Native American Heritage Month, and joins in celebrating this year’s national theme, ‘Growing Native Leaders: Enhancing Our Seven Generations.’ The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the

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New Mexico Democrats Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Democratic Party of New Mexico is proud to celebrate diversity and to join in the observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, with the 2015 national theme, “Honoring our Heritage.  Building our Future.” We celebrate both the heritage, the achievements, and the ongoing contributions of our Hispanic communities, here in New Mexico, and throughout the United

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New Mexico Democrats Celebrate Labor Day

The Democratic Party of New Mexico celebrates Labor Day and the lasting contributions of working people to the history of our nation. We also celebrate the history of unions and the role of organized labor in bringing about the emergence of the middle class. Labor’s many contributions include the eight hour day, the end of

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