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Folks gathered at polling locations across Albuquerque today to decide on the next mayor and city councilors, and a sick leave question. The line was long at the University of New Mexico.

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The South Valley near Albuquerque is seeing an agricultural renaissance of sorts. First Choice Community Healthcare just broke ground today on a community farm there. Advocates are fixing their attention on local food as a form of preventative health care.

Summer Reading

Jul 6, 2017
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7/8 9a: This Saturday on The Children's Hour, our KUNM Kids will review books for summer reading. Plus we'll find out about the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival's youth concert series and other opportunities for kids. 

With great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club and so much more. We're live and local with a studio full of kids, every Saturday from 9 to 10am. 

Reflections On Ramadan

Jun 23, 2017
Generation Justice / www.generationjustice.org

Sun 06/25 7p: Join us this Sunday as we focus on Ramadan, which is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, and introspection, to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. We speak with Sahibzada Muzaffar-Uddin and Seemi Merza to find out more about Ramadan and what it means to them. Next, we keep you up to date with local events and then continue with our Resistance Headlines, highlight actions of resistance from the past week. Be sure to join us live on KUNM 89.9 FM, or online at KUNM.org.

Youth Action & Community Events

Jun 2, 2017
Helaina Piper / Helaina Piper

  

Sun 06/04 7p: Join us this Sunday as we focus on Youth Action, by sharing an interview with ground shaking youth activist Aji Piper, a member of the Earth Guardians’ Rising Youth for a Sustainable Earth, to upcoming events going on in our community. We share events covering food, art, culture, film, poetry and much more! Be sure to join us live on KUNM 89.9 FM, or online at KUNM.org. If you are unable to join us on Sunday, we do make our podcasts available Mondays on iTunes and Soundcloud. Don’t forget to rate us on iTunes!

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The KUNM Radio Board is having its regular bimonthly meeting at 12:00 noon, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in the first floor conference room of Oñate Hall on the campus of UNM, at the corner of Girard and Campus Blvd.  The public is welcome, and there will be time on the agenda for guest comments.  For more information about the Radio Board, visit   http://kunm.org/radio-board-information

Tacos Y Democracia

Oct 21, 2016
Organizers in the Land of Enchantment (OLÉ)

Sun. 10/23 7p: Join us as we continue the important discussion on upcoming elections and voting. first, we sit with activist and community organizer at OLÉ Andrea Serrano. Then, we bring you community voices from the recent Tacos, Cumbia y Democracia event. All share their thoughts on the importance of voting, and what impacts this election will have on New Mexico.

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KUNM Call In Show 10/1 8a:

Teen pregnancy rates have gone down across the country in recent years, but New Mexico continues to have one of the highest teen birth rates in the nation. 

Grandparents Filling The Family Void

Sep 18, 2015
FeeLoona via Pixabay / Creative Commons License

In New Mexico lots of grandparents raise their grandkids – more than 70,000 children under the age of 18 here live with family other than their parents.

NMPBS

Tonight’s episode of Public Square on NMPBS at 7p looks at the benefits of linking schools with the communities they serve. Panelists include Highland High School Principal Marco Harris and Community Engagement Coordinator Janyce Cardenas from Wilson Middle School. In this segment of the discussion, hosted by Megan Kamerick, panelists describe how community schools provide needed support and services to students and their families.