12.8.19 – Dr. Tommy J. Curry
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12.8.19 – Dr. Tommy J. Curry

This week, we hear from Professor Tommy J. Curry, author of the book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood, and Personal Chair of Africana Philosophy & Black Male Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Where in academia are the experiences of black men and boys told and justified? Dr. Curry...

11.17.19 – Climate Stories Through Art
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11.17.19 – Climate Stories Through Art

How do we tell the story of climate change? Is data enough to illustrate the loss of a species?  This fall, 516 Arts and several community partners, including artists from the University of New Mexico, collaborated to create the exhibit, Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande.  This regional collaboration includes exhibits, lectures, and live...

10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez
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10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez

What do the 2019 APS school board candidates know about race equity? Will they listen to youth? We find out more about the candidates from New Mexico youth who asked them these questions and more. We hear from Isabella Baker and Jacob Martinez, two youth organizers with VIA-Youth Voices in Action! And don’t miss author...

9.15.19 – Suicide Prevention Awareness & GJ Travels
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9.15.19 – Suicide Prevention Awareness & GJ Travels

  September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month. This week, we sit down with two New Mexicans who have dedicated their lives to prevention work after losing loved ones to suicide. We meet Desiree Woodland of Breaking the Silence New Mexico and Bee Chavez from the New Mexico Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide...

9.8.19 – Climate Action & Sustainable Fashion
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9.8.19 – Climate Action & Sustainable Fashion

This week, we look at New Mexican youth who are organizing for solutions to climate change and using innovative ways to address waste in the fashion industry. We will speak to Olivia Gonzalez and Vivien McCullough, two youth organizers of the upcoming Global Climate Strike in  Albuquerque. We also hear from Jakia Fuller, an interdisciplinary...