This week Lucia Martinez interviews Danny Solis about the Cesar Chavez march on Apr 2 2011. Omar Torres interviews Danny Hernandez about the 49th Legislative session, and finally Roberta Rael interviews Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers. Music Featured: “Children’s Work” Dessa“Claro Que se Puede” Santana, Del Castillo, Los Lonely Boys“Prince of...
As part of the Strong Starts for Children Initiative, Cuidando Los Niños (on behalf of the New Mexico Campaign To End Child Homelesness) and the National Center on Family Homelessness are leading an effort to address the needs of homeless families by bringing together in dialogue and problem solving people who have experience homelessness, agencies, and community organizations in the South Valley and Southeast Heights neighborhoods of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County in New Mexico.
As part of the Strong Starts for Children Initiative, the University of New Mexico Family Development Program (in collaboration with Decade of the Child, a statewide early childhood advocacy coalition) is involved with a project called "Launching the Decade of the Child: Strong Starts for our Children." This project is engaging traditionally marginalized people such as teen parents, immigrant populations, and incarcerated parents in areas of Albuquerque to talk and act together to support children's growth and development.
After a few short minutes I realized I knew less about the Israeli–Palestinian conflict than I had thought. I had known that the conflict was over land that the Israelis felt a certain right to and that the land had since been divided into a Jewish and Palestinian state. I searched for a deeper history. After a few hours of research, though, it didn’t seem that I had learned a significant amount of information. Most pieces seemed one sided and discussed Zionism and Israeli issues in the conflict which I had admittedly knew more about to begin with.
I’ve been avoiding making this post for sometime now. Because I hate the cliches associated with it. And once you post it people always think you’re dopey, corny, pining, angry, etc. I promise I’m none of those things. This is just something that’s been on my heart, and hopefully it’ll touch the right people at the right time. So, here it goes: