At the Peoples Movement Assembly Ruben Solis, an international community organizer of the Southwest Workers Union (SWU), speaks about the history of the US Social Forum and how it came to be what it is today. On May 15th at the Barelas Community Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, The Peoples Movement Assembly gathered to disscuss the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit, Michigan.
On May 15th 2010, Lucia Martinez of the KUNM Youth Radio Project and SWOP speaks with Rubén Solís, international community organizer of Southwest Workers Union (SWU) from San Antonio, Texas, about the Peoples Movement Assembly and the 2010 U.S. Social Forum. Rubén Solís talks about the importance of youth leadership and his longterm commitment to social change at the People's Movement Assembly held at the Barelas Community Center in Albuquerque New Mexico hosted by SWOP.
KUNM Youth Radio Project's very own Victor Torres and his two Attorneys, Tara Ford and Gail Stewart, speak, with Fellow KUNM Youth Radio Project member Taylor Griffin about their fight with Albuquerque Public Schools providing better accommodations for persons with disabilities.
On May 8th, 2010, the KUNM Youth Radio Project attended the last annual Fame & Shame awards that took place at the historic KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico. People from all around the state of New Mexico attended this event, and KUNM Youth Radio Project members took the opportunity to find out more about the event by interviewing several people. In this interview, Jonathan Guzman speaks with Brian Urban who is the Program Coordinator for Youth Link at New Mexico Voices for Children.
At the 2010 Fame and Shame Awards, which took place at the KiMo Theatre in Downtown Albuquerque, the KUNM Youth Radio Project spoke with several attendees. In particular, Omar Torres interviewed Hannah Neann Folk who received A Youth Kicking Tobacco’s Butt Advocate of the Year Award. In this interview, Omar and Hannah discuss how youth can get involved, tobacco use prevention and much more.