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Youth Honoring Mother Earth- Saturday April 13th. 9am-2pm. NM Forum for Youth.
"Following the Healing Ways" Workshop- Saturday, April 20th, 2013. 8:30am-12pm. Laguna Fire Station.
New Mexico's 1st Statewide Bullying Prevention Symposium. Friday April 26th, 2013. 8am-4pm. UNM SUB.
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In this country, a woman is raped every six minutes, and on this planet, one in three women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime. This means that there are currently one billion women on the planet who will be violated in their lifetime.
This is a war against innocent people: men and women who have had their homes destroyed, mothers and fathers who have watched their children die, and three generations of people who have been robbed, displaced, and are living in refugee camps with some of the worst conditions in the world. This is a war against humanity.
Omar Torres shares his thoughts on the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.
A few days ago I heard a friend complaining about how racist and rude the nicknames used by the Mexican foreign exchange students at my school were. They were probably racist, yes, but rude? To the outsider with colonizer’s eyes they may have been rude, but did the other students from abroad feel this way?
When I was a little girl, my parents would put my brother, sister and I in our minivan with swimsuits and sunblock, and drive across the US border. During these Summer and Spring breaks we would go to different little fishing villages on the Mexican Coast, each time laughing more in the Mexican sun than the times before.
Now back to that first interview: the auditorium for Dr. Zeedyk’s presentation and Western premier of her film conversation, “the connected baby” in Albuquerque, New Mexico was packed with professionals, community leaders, teachers, parents, and more.
When I first arrived in Ecuador, I knew I wanted to make a change. My goal in the 250-person community, Patadel was “community development.” As the time passed I slowly began to understand how difficult this was. My days were spent working with the women of my community, who were some of the most hard-working people I had ever met.