NuestraAmerica's podcast

We spend the first half of the show talking to newly elected Santa Fe City Councilor Renee Villarreal about why she got into local politics and her vision to solve some of the challenges we are facing in our city. And in the second half we talk to Ivanna Hernadez, long time member and currently a summer intern with Somos about her experience with the Youth Employment Summer Institute, in addition to Marina Piña, Community Organizer in Southeast NM with Somos, about why Somosistas in 5 counties launched Viva el Voto, a voter registration and Get Out The Vote effort.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_7_12_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm MDT

Jackie Munro, Community Outreach Specialist at La Familia Medical Center talks about a photography exhibition as part of their C.E.N.A. program. Also on the show, Luz Corrales and Norma Gallegos, patients of La Familia share a little bit of their involvement with the C.E.N.A. program.

Direct download: Nuestra_America_07_05_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:19pm MDT

Myra Llerenas, Southern New Mexico Field Director for Equality New Mexico, talks to us about the recent mass shooting that took place at an Orlando Gay Nightclub that took the lives of 49 mostly Latinx and Black LGBTQ people, how the horrific tragedy is impacting people in New Mexico and what we can do to support.


Direct download: Nuestra_America__06_21_16.mp3
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Amparo Guerrero, Education and Intervention Immigrant Specialist with Solace Center, talks about her work and how the Center works to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in our community, specifically sharing some of the specific challenges immigrants victims face.

Direct download: Nuestra_America_061416.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47pm MDT

Dr. Nancy López, Sociology professor and co-founder of the Institute for the Study of "Race" and Social Justice at UNM talks about her work and why the institute is important to a state like New Mexico.

Direct download: Nuestra_America_060716.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm MDT

Lupita and Juan talk about the work this network is embarking on to help current and future Latino business owners overcome the barrier they face to run a successful business.

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Judge LaMar shares details about District Court Sponsored free Civil Legal fair that will be happening on June 3 from 10:00 – 1:00

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Judy Contie, federal advocacy coordinator for the National Employment Law Project discusses new overtime regulations promulgated by the Obama administration.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_05242016.mp3
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Allegra talks about SF Dreamers Project Work all over NM, lending low cost or no cost legal services to “Dreamers,” so they can deepen their contributions to NM.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_Seg1_051716.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm MDT

David shares the work he  does with youth in Santa Fe & tells us details about the upcoming camp Global Youth Santa Fe.

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