The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA New Mexico President & CEO Amy Whitfield discuses the programs and impact of YWCA NM.
Hosted by: Gene GrantProduced by: Mountain West Newsmakers Team
Host Eric Minor talks with Frank Hoagland, Ohio State Senator, 30th District, about the challenges and opportunities of the district, including expanding technology capability. ohiosenate.gov/senators/hoagland
A request by a foreign entity to drill over 50 wells to redistribute water from rural to urban areas is the decade long water battle discussed by Rep. Gail Armstrong . Armstrong describes the role of the Office of the State Engineer in water the rights battle.
The state budget has challenges and Lt. Governor John Sanchez discusses the state of the economy. Growing revenue does not mean raising taxes for NM. Sanchez elaborates on his vision for the future of NM .
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Joy L. King-Pike, Executive Director for Life Pieces to Masterpieces. They discuss the Creating Art, Changing Live Annual Giving Campaign, as well as the mission of the organization. For more information on Life Pieces to Masterpieces, go to their website.
Firefighters in the town of Tequesta, Fl. come together every year in November to hold a chili cook-off where money is raised to benefit several Veterans' causes.
In this edition of Comcast Newsmakers, Organizer and local Firefighter David McGovern talks about the annual Tequesta Chili Cook-Off, and why he's dedicated to putting it together in honor of members of the armed services.
Interview recorded November 2, 2017.
The internet has changed the way the world exchanges information. And for the LGBTQ population, the internet can be a lifeline and an important resource for identity and community formation, connections to local LGBTQ organizations, and vital online support spaces. Digital access can be limited, however, especially in rural America.
Christopher Wood, Executive Director of the LBGT Technology Partnership and Institute, discusses how this technology gap impacts LGBTQ Americans in rural areas, along with efforts to boost digital inclusion.