March for Science - Las Cruces

For: March for Science serves the common good in New Mexico
Las Cruces, NM
Organizer: David Boje
$538
of $1,200 goal.
Raised by 7 donors
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We are based in Las Cruces, New Mexico
We are raising money for general expenses of the March (making signs, ordering T-shirts for the March, flyers & print ads in local papers to promote the March, bringing in guest speakers, and so on), for the March for Science that takes place on April 22, 2017. 

March for Science, Las Cruces, is organizing the “March For Science” in support of science, research and science education, to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 22, 2017. The public is invited to listen to various guest speakers, ask questions. We will assemble downtown mall at about 11am, we plan to march around church and water street (sidewalks), then converge at tent downtown mall for some short speeches,  followed by ASK A SCIENTIST A QUESTION at booths in the tent. This event is to show community support for the sciences in our schools, in our community, and in the world. While the March For Science is not designed to be a "protest," it’s primary mission is to raise awareness on the importance of the sciences and scientific inquiry in our schools and our society and set the stage for some serious dialog in this country regarding the search for reason, truth, inquiry, and the scientific method.

Additional information can be found at:   https://www.marchforscience.com/

For further information contact Hiranya Roychowdhury at (575) 642 2921 and visit https://www.facebook.com/MarchforScienceLC/ and @ScienceMarchLC (Twitter) THANK YOU for your support of MARCH FOR SCIENCE Las Cruces



PRINCIPLES AND GOALS of MARCH FOR SCIENCE
Science protects the health of our communities, the safety of our families, the education of our children, the foundation of our economy and jobs, and the future we all want to live in and preserve for coming generations. We speak up now because all of these values are currently at risk. When science is threatened, so is the society that scientists uphold and protect.

Our 10 Core Principles

1. Science that serves the common good
2. Cutting-edge science education
3. Open and honest science communication and inclusive public outreach
4. Evidence-based policy and regulations in the public interest
5. Funding for scientific research and its applications
6. Humanize science
7. Partner with the public
8. Advocate for open, inclusive, and accessible science
9. Support scientists
10. Affirm science as a democratic value

https://www.marchforscience.com/mission-and-vision 

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 29, 2017

Posted on March 29, 2017

Thank you Las Cruces, We have raised over $500 and we are on our way to buy T-shirts to give free at the event
They will have MARCH FOR SCIENCE and our logo on them
Donate, so we will have shirts for all the marchers

Posted on March 10, 2017

Posted on March 10, 2017

Thank you for your support of March for Science Las Cruces. March For Science - Las Cruces is in support of science, research and science education, to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 22, 2017, from 11am  to 3pm. The march will begin at New Mexico State University (Skeen Hall parking lot) and end at the Downtown Pavilion, where the public is invited to listen to various guest speakers. This event is to show community support for the sciences in our schools, in our community, and in the world. Your donation will let us promote the March with flyers, allow us to purchase t-shirts with our logo for the March. You can walk or bike on the March. Thank you for your help.

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