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Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra met with members of “The 2020 Southern New Mexico Suffrage Alliance,” Eileen VanWie, Josie Miller, and Sadie Valverde in celebration of their first event commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, February 22, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main Street, encouraging everyone to vote. Their theme this year is “If Every Woman Voted…” with keynote speaker, New Mexico Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse-Oliver. New Mexico ratified the 19th Amendment on February 21, 1920 and was added to the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920.

Las Cruces, NM – Concerned citizens throughout the nation marched the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, January 21st.

On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with two Las Cruces residents, Jean Berlowitz and Eileen VanWie, who went to Washington to participate with nearly 5,000 people in the Women’s March carrying their banner with their message – “Protect Our Representative Democracy.”