It’s summer, and that means many teenagers are headed to jobs, internships, volunteering – places where they meet adults besides their parents and teachers. The interactions can turn into mentorships that enrich the lives of the teens and the adults. This kind of synergy is thriving at a special plot of land in Albuquerque’s South Valley.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 6/14 8a: Research shows when students learn about their own culture and history in school, it can keep them engaged, boost self-esteem, and improve academic performance. Some public schools offer Mexican-American Studies and Chicana and Chicano Studies courses to a small number of students, but most of New Mexico’s Hispanic and Latino students still don’t get that opportunity. Did you take classes like these? What did that mean for your educational experience? Are public schools in New Mexico doing enough to offer those types of classes? We’d like to hear from you! Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org , tweet #LetsTalkNM or call in live during the show.
The Children's Hour, Sat 6/16 9a: We're honoring all the dads in celebration of Father's Day 2018. Plus find out how one smart kid didn't stay lost for long at an amusement park. With great music, a family events calendar, The Children's Hour Birthday Club and so much more, join us!
Sat. 6/16, 4:15p: Guitarist Giampaolo Bandini, recognized as best Italian guitarrist by the magazine GuitArt in 2003, is among the best guitarists in the world. Bandoneonista Cesare Chiacchiaretta brings the breath of tango by playing the bandoneon with abandon. These virtuouso musicians, Bandini and Chiacchiaretta , founded their tango duo in 2002. They toured the world opening the heart of tango with the beats of Piazzolla… In this Corazón Tanguero show, in a conversation hosted by Cristina...
New Mexico Lawmakers Challenge Navajo Water Compact – Associated Press Republican New Mexico lawmakers say the state Legislature never signed off on an agreement awarding water rights from the San Juan River to the Navajo Nation. Ten lawmakers from districts stretching from the northwest of the state to Albuquerque on Friday asked the New Mexico Supreme Court to suspend the water settlement until the Legislature can enact, reject or modify the pact.
Friday 6/15 8a: The Prevention Research Center at the University of New Mexico does not show up in rural communities to proscribe solutions. Rather it works hand in hand with the people of those communities to create projects that address needs local needs and priorities. This often means adapting established reseaerch to the unique needs of rural New Mexico. On this show we talk with Dr. Sally Davis, director of the Prevention Research Center, who is the 2018 receipient of the Community...
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Public Health New Mexico
The head of the state department that oversees behavioral health services is at odds with Governor Susana Martinez’s administration over how to handle gun violence in local schools.