Sarah Gallegos

As the daughter of longtime Raices member, Henry Gonzales, Sarah spent many hours at the KUNMstudio as a young child. She officially became a member herself in 2007. She is currently the coordinatorof “Espejos de Aztlán”, where she cherishes the opportunity she has in highlighting and bringingawareness to the issues, courage, strength and beauty of the Chicano/Latino community in New Mexico.

Ways To Connect

: Southwest Organizing Project

Mon. 7/15 7p:  Organizers from the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) will discuss their community food justice initiative, “Project Feed the Hood”. Project Feed the Hood is a food literacy and community gardening initiative that aims to improve community health through education and revival of traditional growing methods that are both sustainable and culturally relevant.

The Vortex Theatre

Mon. 4/8  7p:  Alicia Lueras Maldonado and Ed Chavez, cast members of  the Vortex Theater Production of The Motherfu**ker with the Hat will be interviewed about this new work.  It is a 2011 Tony-nominated play, written by Stephen Adly Guirigs, directed by Leslee Richards, set in a blue-collar Puerto Rican community in New York City.  March 22-April 14 at the Vortex Theatre.

International Women’s Day - Cuban Poster 1975

Mon. 3/4 7.00 p: Eleanor Chavez and Maria Gallegos, members of the organizing committee for International Women's Day, will discuss how they have been coming together for a few months every year since 1987 to put on the International Women's Day Celebration. The primary focus of the International Women's day event is to educate about union women and their contributions to history.  This year they will be honoring Emma Teneyuca, Fannie Sellins, and the washerwomen of Atlanta.

Instituto Cervantes - Albuquerque (NM)

Mon. 1/14 7.00 p: Academic Director, Carlos Soler Montes, will discuss the Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque which offers a variety of Spanish courses for individuals and groups, and organizes many exciting cultural events throughout the year.

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Mon. 12/24 7p: Gabrielle Marie Uballez, Michael Lopez, Hakim Bellamy and Candelario Vazquez discuss The Cuento Project, a collaboration between Dolores Gonzales 5th grade students, Vecinos Artist Collective, and the Barelas Community Coalition, where students created a cuento around the theme of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” in Barelas, and short dedications/stories about people who are important to them.

Mon. 10/1, 7p: Crawford MacCallum (Teatro Paraguas) will present Poesía de México, a trilingual production (Náhuatl, Spanish, and English). Alicia Lueras Maldonado and Sandra Marroquin-Evans will comment on La Casa de Bernarda Alba (by Federico García Lorca). Both plays will be performed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.