Latino Americans

Share Your Stories and be Part of Local History

May 20, 2016

  Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra meets with City of Las Cruces Branigan Cultural Center Curator of Education, Dr. Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Stone and Las Cruces Museum System Exhibits Manager, Jessica Johnson.

Landmark Chronicles of Latino Americans

Oct 5, 2013

  October 5, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with award-winning filmmaker and producer of the PBS documentary series, “Latino Americans,” John J. Valadez. For the past twenty years, he has been producing and directing award-winning documentaries for PBS and CNN. He is of Mexican-American descent, born and raised in Seattle, Washington. His ancestors did not have to immigrate to America, like many families in New Mexico, the United States immigrated them.