LULAC urges Secretary Zinke to leave Rio Grande del Norte intact

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s oldest and largest Latino civic membership organization, took an official position of support for designation the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in 2012 through both its New Mexico chapter followed by our national organization in 2013.  The Hispano Round Table of New Mexico, a coalition of local, state and national Hispanic organizations with a representation of over 50 Hispanic organizations and over 50,000 members, took the same official position in 2013.  This letter serves to convey our continued support as well as that of the other leading New Mexico organizations signed on to this letter.

LULAC et al letter to Secretary Ryan Zinke July 2017 – RGDN – FINAL

Rio Grande with Ute Mountain © Adriel Heisey