Center of Southwest Culture – 20 Year Celebration – Interview with Alan Marks [Video]

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In this interview, Secretary and Treasurer of the board Alan Marks talks to Youth Producer Bashar Jawad about the CSC’s impact in the state of New Mexico, his message to the CSC, and his message to youth today.

Interview with George Lujan: SWOP Youth Mural Project (Video)

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Generation Justice’s Bashar Jawad interviews George Lujan, the Southwest Organizing Project’s Communications Organizer, about the growth of the community mural project from its beginning to the final strokes of paint. To view the mural, visit the Albuquerque Center for Peace

My Dream

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My dream. It’s long ways away but I’ll get there one day. I know I will. It might be 100 steps away and I’m barely on my first, but someday I’ll reach that hundredth step. I might make it, I might not, as long s I tried my hardest.

What I Care About [Blog]

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I care about my parents because they are the ones who brought me to this world. They get me anything I want. They take me to my basketball games and school. They help me in everything.

College Sports

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Why spend so much money on college athletic scholarships and on coaches/players when you could spend that money on education? Why spend almost one million dollars on coaches who only coach half of the year and spend about thirty thousand dollars on professors who teach hundreds of students all year?

Ramadan

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Ramadan is all about fasting so you would feel with the poor. You fast from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan happens once a year and for one month each year. It comes from the religion of Islam.

Seizure

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What happens to the brain when you have a seizure? Well what happens to the brain when you have a seizure is that when a quick surge of electrical activity occurs in the brain, it affects how a person feels or acts.

The Officer

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He isn’t mad; he isn’t mean, and he definitely is not angry! But he is a racist! His name was________ and he has been working for the Albuquerque Police Department for about seven months. He stopped us at a corner right in front of a Chinese restaurant. He sat in his car for quite awhile and then came walking towards our car.

KUNM Youth Radio Project Interviews Tanner Sanchez of the Southwest Conservation Corps.

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On July 17th, 2010 the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative held a listening session at the Marriot Pyramid in Albuquerque, NM. Members from the community came out to share ideas with national officials who are part of the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative. KUNM Youth Radio Project’s Bashar Jawad, who attended this discussion session, interviews Tanner Sanchez, a member of the Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands, about the environmental problems that plague his home town of Acoma Pueblo, NM.