5.17.20 – Honoring 2020 Graduates
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5.17.20 – Honoring 2020 Graduates

  We welcome you to a special Graduation Program honoring the 2020 Graduating classes. We know every graduation is an accomplishment, but the graduates of 2020 achieved that accomplishment in the face unique challenges like no other recent generation before them.  Tune in for messages from Violet Hamilton, Gianna Ramirez, Zaid Zeyaee, Milian Cordova, Jaime...

1.26.20 – New Mexico’s Kids Count Data
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1.26.20 – New Mexico’s Kids Count Data

This week, we share the 2019 New Mexico Voices for Children Kids Count Data. Each year Kids Count data is compiled that reflects the state of children’s health, education, economic indicators, etc. New Mexico Voices for Children published this annual data in time for the 2020 New Mexico legislative session. Tune in to hear from...

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...

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