Get on board for the 2nd Annual Gracias Bus Tour brought to you by NM Labor and their progressive allies!

In Partnership with the NM Labor Film Festival.

**Full information below**

Bus Tour


Coinciding with the New Mexico Film Festival and the International Worker’s Day celebration from April 28 – May 12016, the 2nd Annual Gracias Bus Tour will thank our state legislators, our statewide officials, and our federal delegation for standing strong with New Mexico workers.

The tour will start in Las Cruces, head to Truth or Consequences and Los Lunas, stop in Albuquerque in conjunction with the Labor Film Festival, and then culminate at a big International Workers Day event in Santa Fe.

This is going to be the biggest labor event in New Mexico so far this century!

Gracias Bus Tour Dates:

Las Cruces | April 28 | 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm | RSVP Here
(12:30-3 Albertson’s, 1285 S. El Paseo Rd.)
(4-6:30 AFSCME Union Hall, 138 Downtown Mall)
(7-9:30 Reception Azul Ultra Lounge,705 S Telshor Blvd.)

Truth or Consequences | April 29 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am | RSVP Here
(Grapevine Restaurant, 113 Broadway)

Los Lunas | April 29 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | RSVP Here
(Smith’s Grocery, 2580 Main Street)

Albuquerque | April 30 | 12:00 pm – Late Evening | Full Details HERE
(Guild Cinema + Tractor Brewery in Nob Hill)

Santa Fe | May 1 | 1:oo pm – 9:00 pm |Info & RSVP Here
(The Lensic + Burro Alley)

The final day at Santa Fe’s historic Lensic Performing Arts Center will include:

•National commentator Jim Hightower’s talk and special reception

•A live reading of “Waiting for Lefty”

•World premiere with live music of the re-scored labor film “Salt of the Earth”

Click below for more information and to buy tickets for the Santa Fe event

Truth or Consequences

PINTER ¡2nd Annual Gracias Bus Tour! (1)


**For more information call**

505-455-2853 or 505-490-6466


Los Lunas (2)


Our stories

“I take my responsibilities really, really seriously. Gas leaks. Boiler malfunctions. Things like that. That’s something no one wants to think about, especially in schools. But that’s why I’m thankful that my knowledge, skill and training is there.”


Michael Moss, Farmington

Michael Moss, Public School Maintenance Foreman, Farmington

I was working in Texas, a right to work state. While there, I was making $600 a week on salary for a 50-60 hour work week. I had no retirement, no insurance.

When I came home to New Mexico, I started working the same job at $18 an hour. That works out to approx $6,000 more a year. I received retirement and medical benefits for free with very low deductibles…



Paul Bolton, Albuquerque