Thursday, July 30, 2009

Rock Out

Great Event this Saturday!

SouthWest Organizing Project is sponsoring an event called “Rock Out”, which will be a free all ages event. It's purpose is to entertain and to educate young people on how to get involved in their community and to seek out opportunities that they can apply to their future. Local bands, poetry slam, art showcase, and a B boy/B girl battle will provide entertainment.

There will also be organizations and universities to hand out material and information to young people. Our goal for this event is to celebrate youth, their talents, and skills, while providing them with resources they need to help them become successful adults.

When: Saturday, August 1st
Where: Washington Middle School Park (on the northwest corner of 10th and Park)
Time: 3pm-7pm

Emma at or 505-353-2941.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


from SWOPblogger

"Swuppets" was made by the SWOP Youth Interns. Great tool for teaching folks about government. Who ever did the voice overs did an amazing job! (wink, wink ;)

Monday, July 27, 2009

East Gateway Sector Plan

Dear East Gateway Sector Development Plan Participants:

The first draft of the Plan is now available for your review. Please allow yourself plenty of time to review Plan contents. The Plan has 10 chapters of varying lengths and appendices for background information. Please be sure to read Chapters 1 and 2 which explain the purpose and goals of the Plan and Chapters 5 – 10 which include proposed zone changes for some non-residential properties, transportation and public facilities project proposals.

Paper: City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 600 2nd St NW, 3rd floor reception desk or call Paula Donahue to get copies.

Please send comments to Paula Donahue by Friday, August 7, 2009: or
City of Albuquerque Planning Department
600 2nd Street NW, 3rd floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102.


Public meeting
Manzano Mesa Multi-Generational Center
thursday, August 20, 2009
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 P.M.

If you have questions call Paula Donahue at 924-3932.

from the City of Albuquerque Planning Department