NuestraAmerica's podcast

With co-host Maria Cristina Lopez, it’s the Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame episode.  The good and ugly of 2014 related to the immigrants & worker’s rights movement.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_12302014.mp3
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Deacon Jesus Herrera from Dexter, NM reflects on his immigrant rights work in Southwestern New Mexico.

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Karen Tumlin, Managing Attorney from the National Immigration Law Center discuss lawsuits on driver’s licenses and the Deferred Action Program for Parents.

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Campaign to stop deportations

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_12162014.mp3
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Nohemi Borquez from Health Action New Mexico talks about Outreach efforts for ACA signups.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_12092014_Nohemi_Borquez.mp3
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Kim Shanahan from the Santa Fe Area Homebuilders Association discusses the impact of the President’s Deferred Action Program for parents on Santa Fe’s economy and Homebuilding industry.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_12092014_Kim_Shanahan.mp3
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Jeffrey Passel with the Pew Hispanic Research Center discusses the recently released study on the rise and fall of unauthorized immigrants in the nation.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_12022014_Jeffrey_Passel.mp3
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Somos members from around the state react to President Obama's announcement to provide relief for at least 5 million undocumented immigrants.  Somos members have been fighting for this victory for more than a decade.

Direct download: Nuestra_America_11_25_14.mp3
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Matt Borreto, co-founder of The Polling and research firm Latino Decisions, discusses Latino voter attitudes during the 2014 midterm elections.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_11182014.mp3
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Daniel Coates, lead organizer for Make The Road New York discusses recent campaign to end collaboration between Rikers Jail and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

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Marina and Vanesa talk about Get Out The Vote efforts Somos is leading in Valencia, Chavez, and Lea County; focusing on getting unlikely Latino voters out to vote.

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Importance of voting

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_10282014.mp3
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Xochitl from Santa Fe Dance Works and Argos from Teatro Paraguas announce “El Diade del los Muertos” activities on Sunday November 2 in Santa Fe.

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Elizabeth Castro, member of Somos United Worker Center, speaks of her Workers Committee recent victory against her former employer, Merchants Maintenance Inc.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_10142014_Elizabeth_Castro.mp3
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Santa Fe City Councilor Maestas explains how he is collaborating with Somos Worker Center to strengthen enforcement mechanisms of Santa Fe’s minimum wage.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_10072014_Joseph_Maestas.mp3
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José shares Somos Española’s latest victory: Rio Arriba County ends collaboration with immigration at their detention center.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_10072014_Jos_Gonzlez.mp3
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Madhu Grewal from Detention Watch Network discusses the new report “Explore & Close” about the conditions at the Artesia Family Detention Center

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_09302014_Madhu_Grewal.mp3
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Local Consultant Alejandra Seluja and We Are People Here member Mary Schruben talk about “Banking On New Mexico,” a public bank symposium.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_09232014_Alejandra_Seluja_Mary_Schruben.mp3
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Workers issues

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_09162014.mp3
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Rebecca Smith from the National Employment Law Project and Mike Muñoz from the National Staffing Working Alliance discuss a new report about the pitfalls of the temporary staffing industry for blue collar workers.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_09092014_Rebecca_Smith_Mike_Muoz.mp3
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Mexican Consul Mauricio Ibarra talks about this year’s Mexican Independent Festivities in Santa Fe.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_09092014_Mauricio_Ibarra.mp3
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Chicana Playwright Irma Mayorga, and Actor Jonathan Harrell talk about the DNA Works / Teatro Paraguas world premiere of “Cascarones”.  Mary May Margaret navigates the daily challenges that her working class family faces.

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Allen Sanchez, Director of NM Conference of Catholic Bishops, talks about the Governor’s plan to make it harder for poor families to obtain food stamps.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_08262014_Allen_Sanchez.mp3
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Gabriela Guzmán and Carlos Campos from the United Workers Center of NM discuss the barriers wage theft victims face when trying to file claims at the State Department of Workforce Solutions.

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Nohemi Bojórquez-Flores, Americorp Service Member & Community Health Worker with La Familia Medical Center, talks about current projects to illicit community feedback about walkability issues on South Side & the C.E.N.A. program, addressing pediatric obesity in Santa Fe.

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A replay of some interviews previously aired this year.

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Music

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Joan Fredland, volunteer attorney with the NM Immigrant Law Center, explains the challenges in fighting the deportation of immigrant children & women detained in a converted Detention Center in Artesia.

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Posa’s restaurant workers got fired after alleging & formally filing a complaint for non-payment of overtime.

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Miguel Angel Acosta, recruiter and coordinator for Energy SF, tells us about the new alternative high school program in Santa Fe

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Manuela McDonough from the NCLR discusses a recent report regarding the challenges faced by millions of latinos who live with chronic diseases in the U.S.

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Maria Piña in Dispatches from Roswell, talks about the grass roots effort of immigrant families in Roswell, Artesia, Portales, and Lea County.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_07222014_Marina_Pia.mp3
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Dr. Sandoval, Professor of Anthropology at UNM, discusses collaborative research with communities in northern New Mexico, responding to hydraulic fracking.

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Reports on latest Earth Forum with FCC Chairman, John Wheeler, where youth from NM talked about challenges to internet access, Net Neutrality, prison phones.

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Tomás Rivera and members of Chainbreaker Collective discus the housing crisis for renters in Santa Fe and the recently launched campaign to Establish a Residents Bill of Rights.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_6_24_2014.mp3
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Alex Bandana & Jose “Pepe” Carlos, members of the Grammy Award winning La Santa Cecilia Latin Band, talk about their tour of New Mexico starting this Thursday.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_06172014_La_Santa_Cicilia.mp3
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Perry McIntosh, Young Fathers

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Sanctuary Movement

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Sarah Nolan, Executive Director with CAFÉ (Communities in Action & Faith),  shares their latest victory collective victory in Southwestern New Mexico.  The President declared Organ Mountain – Desert Peaks a National Monument after a 10 year grassroots campaign.

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Today's second segment was a replay from April 8, 2014.

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Mike Evangelist, Policy Analyst for the National Employment Law Project (NELP), discusses a recent report about the kinds of jobs lost and regenerated during the economic recovery.

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Maria Piña, in Dispatches from Roswell, reports on Immigration Reform Activities in the Southeastern region of the state.

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Joanne Calkins and Mary Beth Howe from NM Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice discuss their service and advocacy work on Immigrant issues in ABQ.

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Michelle Waslin, Manager of the Immigration and States Project of the Pew Charitable Trust, discusses recent reports on the roles and responsibilities of states and localities in the roll out of a potential federal legalization program.

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email - nuestraamerica@ksfr.org

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_04292014.mp3
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Margarita Murillo, founding member of Somos Gallup, shares the local epidemic of wage theft in Gallup and how they are organizing to make sure people know their rights to recuperate stolen wages.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_04222014_Margarita_Murillo.mp3
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Ed Warden and André Jones of the Santa Fe Community College’s TRIO program talk about recruiting and retaining low income or first generation college students in Santa Fe.

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Leopoldo Méndez and Marina Piña of Somos Clovis talk about increased deportations in Clovis and their recent protest at the local jail as part of a national day of action.

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Marisa Bono discusses MALDEF lawsuit against The Public Education Department

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Teatro Paraguas presents: When The Stars Trembled in Rio Puerco, a play adapted from Oral History based on Recuerdos de los Viejitos, Tales of the Rio Puerco Valley by today’s guest, Nasario Garcia.  Shebana Coelho, the play’s director, also appears on today’s show.  The play opens April 4th and runs through April 13th.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_04012014_When_The_Stars_Trembled.mp3
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Gail Evans, Director of the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, discusses a lawsuit that was filed against the State of New Mexico for underfunding the Public Education System

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John Leaños, Professor of Social Documentation at UC Santa Cruz; and Aimee Villarreal, co-producer of Frontera! discuss some of their recent work.

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Anti-immigrant proposals

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Eduardo Tabet Cubero with Dual Language Education of New Mexico talks about NM’s Dual Language Program and HB 330 which will create a bilingual seal on High School diplomas for certified bilingual graduates.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_02252014_Eduardo_Tabet_Cubero.mp3
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Steve Allen, Policy Director of ACLUNM discusses the REAL ID Act and its impact on drivers licenses in New Mexico.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_02182014_Steve_Allen.mp3
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Adrianne Barboa, Director of Albuquerque based “Strong Families New Mexico” discusses legislative effort to make GED testing more accessible to low-income New Mexicans.

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Deborah Norman, Outreach Coordinator from Albuquerque’s United South Broadway Corporation discusses foreclosure in New Mexico and legislative advocacy efforts to provide more protections to local homeowners.

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Ellin Jimmerson, Baptist Minister and documentary filmmaker, discusses her February 14th screening in Albuquerque of “The Second Cooler,” a film about migrant deaths on the US / Mexico Border and the corporate greed that allows it to happen.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_02042014_Ellin_Jimmerson.mp3
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Ben Monterroso, with Alliance for Citizenship and Service Employees International Union, explains the recently unveiled GOP Immigration Reform and what this means for the future of reform.

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Immigrant Day of Action 2014

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Marcos Maez, student admissions counselor at SFCC explains programs available at SFCC and shares the benefits of their Dual Credit Program.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_01222014_Marcos_Maez.mp3
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Nohemi Bojorquez-Flores with REACH program at La Familia Medical Center talks about challenges to accessing good foods and physical activity among low income families in the South Side of Santa Fe.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_01222014_Nohemi_Bojorquez-Flores.mp3
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Santa Fe County Commissioner Liz Stefanics announces her plan to raise the minimum wage in the county.

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Professor Christine Sierra from UNM’s Southwest Hispanic Research Institute talks about the prospects for Immigration Reform in 2014.

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Top Ten Hall of Shame/Hall of Fame stories

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