Fronteras-A Changing America (Radio) http://krwg.org en Volunteer Opportunities in Las Cruces http://krwg.org/post/volunteer-opportunities-las-cruces <p>February 15, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Network Volunteer Center Volunteer Coordinator, Genevieve Kirk, and RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Volunteer at the Munson Senior Center, Allan Daily. They have both served in the Peace Corps and will tell us about the importance of volunteering, opportunities and the commitment to serve in our communities.</p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 00:31:24 +0000 Emily Guerra 35271 at http://krwg.org Volunteer Opportunities in Las Cruces Yolanda Martinez, Native American Music Award Winner http://krwg.org/post/yolanda-martinez-native-american-music-award-winner <p><span face="">February 8, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with three times Native American Music Award Winner, recording artist, composer and drum maker, Yolanda Martinez. She has been making drums since 1987 and made her first recording in 1992. Carlsbad native, Martinez received her first NAMMY, The Grammy for The Native American Music Industry, in 2005 as Best Female Artist. Her music consists of drumming and chanting, contemporary Native American, country, Latin and folk recordings. </span></p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:21:02 +0000 Emily Guerra 34795 at http://krwg.org Yolanda Martinez, Native American Music Award Winner Rosa Guerrero, El Paso Artist, Educator, Dance Historian and Humanitarian http://krwg.org/post/rosa-guerrero-el-paso-artist-educator-dance-historian-and-humanitarian <p>Las Cruces, NM &nbsp;– February 1, 2013 – On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Performer and Educational Consultant, Rosa Guerrero, from El Paso, Texas bridging the community as an artist, educator, dance historian, and humanitarian. In 1970 she established El Paso’s first ballet folklorico group, The Rosa Guerrero International Folklorico Dance Group.</p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:59:37 +0000 Emily Guerra 34356 at http://krwg.org Rosa Guerrero, El Paso Artist, Educator, Dance Historian and Humanitarian Carolyn Bunch and Tony Pennock http://krwg.org/post/carolyn-bunch-and-tony-pennock <p>January 10, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with local professional artists, Carolyn Bunch and her son, Tony Pennock. They both recall painting murals as children, and have made it their life’s work.</p><p>Bunch moved to New Mexico in the 1950’s, and has been involved in the arts as a public school teacher, an artist and gallery owner of Adobe Patio Gallery. She is currently one of fifteen artists featured at an exhibition at the Adobe Patio Gallery in Mesilla.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:56:01 +0000 Emily Guerra 33116 at http://krwg.org Carolyn Bunch and Tony Pennock What is Multiple Sclerosis? http://krwg.org/post/what-multiple-sclerosis <p>January 4, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Border/Environmental Justice Liaison for the New Mexico Environment Department, Thomas Ruiz. He will talk to us about a global chronic disease of the central nervous system, Multiple Sclerosis (MS).</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 23:04:56 +0000 Emily Guerra 32690 at http://krwg.org Rep. Steve Pearce http://krwg.org/post/rep-steve-pearce <p>Fred Martino interviews Rep. Steve Pearce, the Republican running for re-election in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:43:35 +0000 Fred Martino 27981 at http://krwg.org Rep. Steve Pearce Dr. Pat Hynes, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium http://krwg.org/post/dr-pat-hynes-new-mexico-space-grant-consortium <p>Fred Martino interviews Dr. Pat Hynes, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium.&nbsp; They discuss Spaceport America and the International Symposium for Commercial Spaceflight.&nbsp; More information is available at www.ispcs.com</p><p></p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 23:41:46 +0000 Fred Martino 27367 at http://krwg.org Dr. Pat Hynes, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Court Youth Center http://krwg.org/post/court-youth-center <p>Fred Martino speaks with Court Youth Center Director Irene Oliver-Lewis.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:54:29 +0000 Fred Martino 26585 at http://krwg.org Court Youth Center That's What I'm Talking About http://krwg.org/post/thats-what-im-talking-about-0 <p></p><p>This week on Fronteras we present our monthly segment, "That’s What I’m Talking About." The goal of “That’s What I’m Talking About” is to talk to your friends and neighbors to find out what they are talking about in their community.&nbsp;</p><p>This week, Edmundo Resendez talks with Steve Chavira owner of Success Inc. and Managing Director of Building Industry Association of Southern New Mexico and Kathleen Murphy owner of Wild Horse Design and Driftwood Productions. The topic: Motivation. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:43:32 +0000 Fred Martino 25776 at http://krwg.org That's What I'm Talking About http://krwg.org/post/thats-what-im-talking-about <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify; ">That&rsquo;s What I&rsquo;m Talking About is a Fronteras segment hosted by Edmundo Resendez. The goal of That&rsquo;s What I&rsquo;m Talking About is to talk to your friends and neighbors to find out what they are talking about in the community. The topics can range from politics to everyday life. Today, the topic is, What Inspires You? Sun, 12 Aug 2012 23:37:01 +0000 24089 at http://krwg.org President Obama Speaks On Immigration http://krwg.org/post/president-obama-speaks-immigration <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&amp;v=6RXSlMu5EDI</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 23:00:33 +0000 Fred Martino 20324 at http://krwg.org Interview: Jorge Guevara, Local Educator http://krwg.org/post/interview-jorge-guevara-local-educator <p>&nbsp;Local educator, Jorge Guevara talks to Carlos Correa about education around the globe and its comparison to how children are learning around the state.<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 May 2012 15:44:12 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 18004 at http://krwg.org Interview: Co-Author of "El Sicario: The Autobiography Of A Mexican Assasin" Molly Molloy http://krwg.org/post/interview-co-author-el-sicario-autobiography-mexican-assasin-molly-molloy <p>NMSU librarian and Professor Molloy Molloy has made it her mission to gather and file information and numbers from local newspaper reports on the daily count of murders in Juarez. She has created what is called the Frontera List- a detailed record of the victims including their name, age, gender and where they were killed. She is also the co-editor of the book &ldquo;El Sicario, The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin,&rdquo; which is being reviewed next week by the Branigan Library and the Fountain theater is showing a movie based on the book as well.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 May 2012 18:45:18 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 17603 at http://krwg.org Interview: ACLU Of NM Regional Center For Border Rights Director Vicki Gaubeca http://krwg.org/post/interview-aclu-nm-regional-center-border-rights-director-vicki-gaubeca <p>The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico works to maintain and advance the cause of civil liberties across the state. The ACLU Regional Center for Border Rights in Las Cruces focuses on immigrant rights and addresses civil and human rights violations that stem from border related immigration policies. The organizations director Vicki Gaubeca joins us&nbsp; in the studio to talk about their work and a national civil rights campaign.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 21:19:42 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 17148 at http://krwg.org Interview: Patricia Hernandez, Centro De Proteccion De Mujer a Mujer http://krwg.org/post/interview-patricia-hernandez-centro-de-proteccion-de-mujer-mujer <p>Mujer a Mujer is a domestic violence shelter in Ciudad Juarez that aims to protect and educate women on their human and legal rights in Mexico. An upcoming fundraiser in Las Cruces will help fund the shelter which has been struggling due to the violence in Juarez. Fundraider coordinator Patricia Hernandez joins us&nbsp; in the studio.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Mujer a Mujer fundraiser dinner will be held Saturday April, 28<sup>th</sup>from six to nine in the evening at the Peace Lutheran Church off Missouri in Las Cruces. For more information call 305-396-1389.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:54:29 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 16203 at http://krwg.org Interview: Latinitas Magazine Executive Director, Alicia Rascon http://krwg.org/post/interview-latinitas-magazine-executive-director-alicia-rascon <p>Latinitas is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young Latinas through media and technology. Latinitas Magazine is the first digital magazine made for and by Latina youth. Since 2002, they have offered media enrichment programs aimed at empowering girls to express themselves and gain confidence to succeed. Executive Director Alicia Rascon joins us&nbsp; in the studio.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:54:35 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 15781 at http://krwg.org Interview: Mesilla Mayor Nora Barraza http://krwg.org/post/interview-mesilla-mayor-nora-barraza <p>Nora Barraza took the office of Mayor of Mesilla two years ago. Since then she says she has accomplished many goals and has more plans for the town&rsquo;s future. She joins us in the studio now to talk about the failed vote on a much needed general obligation bond and what recently obtained state appropriations will be used for.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:13:19 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 14761 at http://krwg.org Interview: Mesilla Mayor Nora Barraza Interview: Bill Santiago pt. 2 http://krwg.org/post/interview-bill-santiago-pt-2 <p>Comedian Bill Santiago went from a career in journalism to the realm of comedy. Santiago uses his Puerto Rican background to relate to audiences across the country eliciting laughter by poking fun at Latino culture. He has appeared on Comedy Central as well as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He is also the author of the book, &ldquo;Pardon My Spanglish, Porque Because!&rdquo; He joins us now in the studio.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 23:56:47 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 14474 at http://krwg.org Interview: Comedian Bill Santiago http://krwg.org/post/interview-comedian-bill-santiago <p>Comedian Bill Santiago went from a career in journalism to the realm of comedy. Santiago uses his Puerto Rican background to relate to audiences across the country eliciting laughter by poking fun at Latino culture. He has appeared on Comedy Central as well as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He is also the author of the book, &ldquo;Pardon My Spanglish, Porque Because!&rdquo; He joins us now in the studio.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 10 Mar 2012 00:04:10 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 14054 at http://krwg.org Interview: Comedian Bill Santiago Interview: Veronica Carmona and Maury Castro, Alliance for Political Asylum Seekers http://krwg.org/post/interview-veronica-carmona-and-maury-castro-alliance-political-asylum-seekers <p>A new local non-profit has formed in the border region with a mission to assist and support Political Asylum Seekers who come to the U.S in hopes of leaving behind threats and violence. The organization is the Alliance for Political Asylum Seekers and two of its members Veronica Carmona and Maury Castro join us in the studio now to talk about the Alliance and an upcoming fundraiser.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 23:29:02 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 13611 at http://krwg.org Interview: Pt. 2 Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds http://krwg.org/post/interview-pt-2-las-cruces-public-schools-superintendent-stan-rounds <p>This week we continue to focus on the Latino achievement gap in our region and explore how states are looking beyond federal guidelines and assistance to come up with some possible solutions to close the gap in the Southwest.&nbsp;More than one-third of Latino students are English Language Learners and, according to Department of Education data, they consistently perform poorly on state tests and have lower graduation rates than whites and Asians. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 25 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 13100 at http://krwg.org Interview: Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds http://krwg.org/post/interview-las-cruces-public-schools-superintendent-stan-rounds <p>Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the Southwest and the fastest-growing nationally. &nbsp;More than one-third of Latino students are English Language Learners and, according to Department of Education data, they consistently perform poorly on state tests and have lower graduation rates than whites and Asians. &nbsp;On today&rsquo;s program we focus on the Latino achievement gap in our region and explore how states are looking beyond federal guidelines and assistance to come up with some possible solutions to close the gap in the Southwest.</p> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:07:04 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 12814 at http://krwg.org Interview: Documentary Filmmmaker Charlie Minn http://krwg.org/post/interview-documentary-filmmmaker-charlie-minn <p>A new documentary premiering in the border region focuses on the past year in the city of Juarez, Mexico. The film analyzes the city&rsquo;s violent image as well as the upcoming 2012 election. In 2011, the murder rate in Juarez,&nbsp; was down 33% from the previous year. While many might consider this is a small victory documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn says it&rsquo;s not. Minn joins us in the studio to talk about his new film &ldquo;Murder Capital of the World.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 23:37:42 +0000 Vanessa Dabovich 12450 at http://krwg.org Interview: Anthony Mora, Immigration Speaker Series http://krwg.org/post/interview-anthony-mora-immigration-speaker-series <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf34766ad50-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf34766ad50-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf34766ad50-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/krwg/local-krwg-1002816.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Las Cruces, NM – Anthony Mora is a Professor of History and Latino Studies at the University of Michigan. As a New Mexico native Mora's research focuses on the historical construction of race and gender in the U.S. His book, Border Dilemmas explores the ways that racial and national ideologies influenced the meaning of Mexican identity along the 19th century U.S Mexico border. Mora is also a part of an Immigration Speaker Series at New Mexico State University that takes a transnational look at immigration.</p> Sat, 04 Feb 2012 01:00:38 +0000 12372 at http://krwg.org Interview: Anthony Mora, Immigration Speaker Series