Haaland’s Week Full of Virtual Roundtables Focused on Building Prosperity for New Mexico Families, Economy & COVID-19 Response

August 13, 2020
Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) week in the District is full of virtual events focused on building prosperity for New Mexico families and economy and the COVID-19 Response. The roundtables focus on her priority to make sure no one is left behind and ensuring everyone has access to opportunities including making their voice heard at the ballot box and economic relief during the pandemic.

***Press interested in covering these events should email Felicia.Salazar@mail.house.gov***

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

What:

Agriculture & Food Access Roundtable

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, New Mexico Agriculture & Nutrition Experts

What:

Agriculture & Food Access Roundtable

When:

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:

Participants can register in advance here.

Details:

Participants will discuss the unique challenges faced by farmers, ranchers, and other stakeholders who help feed our community as a result of the pandemic.

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

 

What:

Virtual Story Circle

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Wilderness Society, Urban to Wild

When:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where:

Please RSVP to Felicia.Salazar@mail.house.gov

Details:

Story sharing about the outdoors and the importance of protecting New Mexico’s beautiful spaces and public lands

 

What:

Assisted Living and Elder Care Roundtable

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Elder Care Professionals

When:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. MT

Where:

Please RSVP to Felicia.Salazar@mail.house.gov  

Details:

Panelists will discuss the impacts COVID-19 has had on assisted living and elder care facilities

 

What:

NAVA (Native American Voter Alliance) Education Project Panel Discussion

Who:

Senator Udall, Congresswoman Deb Haaland,  Let America Vote President Tiffany Muller, NAVA Education Project Executive Director Ahtza Dawn Chavez

When:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12 p.m. MT / 2 p.m. ET

Where:

Please RSVP to adamsmith@endcitizensunited.org

Details:

Virtual panel discussion on protecting voting rights in Tribal communities.

 

What:

Community Development Financial Institutions Roundtable

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, SBA (Small Business Administration), Community Development Financial Institutions

When:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12 p.m. MT / 2 p.m. ET

Where:

Please RSVP to adamsmith@endcitizensunited.org

Details:

Virtual roundtable to discuss emergency small business loans and the Paycheck Protection Program

 

What:

Great American Outdoors Act Celebration

Who:

Senator Martin Heinrich, Senator Tom Udall, Congressman Ben Ray Lujan, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small, NM Wild Executive Mark Allison

When:

Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MT

Where:

REGISTER HERE

Details:

The New Mexico Congressional delegation will join community organizers for a celebration of the Great American Outdoors Act, which provides guaranteed full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and funding to address the maintenance backlog at our National Parks and on other public lands

 

Friday, August 14, 2020

  

What:

Going Back to School with COVID-19 Roundtable

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, High School Administrators, Teachers, Students

When:

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Where:

Please RSVP to Felicia.Salazar@mail.house.gov

Details:

Listening session about the back to school experience from high school administrators, teachers, and students

 

What:

Healthcare Workers Virtual Roundtable

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland, local health care workers

When:

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Where:

Please RSVP to Felicia.Salazar@mail.house.gov

Details:

Discussion about COVID-19 response and the needs of local health care workers in New Mexico