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Monday, October 16, 2006

Tonight on 'Espejos de Aztlan' Plus November Panel: Disappearance of 700 Women on Mexican Border

From Espejos de Aztlan:
Check out KUNM 89.9FM tonight, Monday, October 16th, at 8:00 PM for "Espejos de Aztlan," a weekly radio program highlighting the courage, strength and beauty of the Chicano/Latino community in New Mexico.  Cecilia Chavez will be interviewed about her work to fight the injustices surrounding the investigation of the tragic disappearance and murder of over 700 women in the border region of Mexico and the United States over the past 10 years.

Panel Discussion:
On Saturday, November 4th, from 4-7:00 PM at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall (801 Arno SE), the Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center will be hosting a panel discusson entitled "Justicia para Nuestras Hijas." The panel presentation will feature members of the Mexican non-profit organization ‘Justicia para Nuestras Hijas’: the sisters of three disappeared/assassinated women; their lawyer, from the human rights organization ‘Centro de Derechos Humanos de Mujeres, AC’; and a representative of ‘Amigos de las Mujeres de Juárez, a non-profit from Las Cruces, NM. Also at the panel will be Diana Washington Valdez, journalist from El Paso, TX who has investigated the murders for a number of years and authored Cosecha de Mujeres (2005) and Harvest of Women: Safari in Mexico (2006). 

Espejos de Aztlan has been on-air since 1979 and is part of the Raices Collective which conducts programming on news, culture and music from a Latino perspective on KUNM 89.9. For more information or to submit input about our shows, please visit the "Espejos de Aztlan" link at .

October 16, 2006 at 09:32 AM in Events, Media | Permalink


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