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10/11/17 Chicano Studies at San Diego State University

This program deals with the Chicano Studies Program at San Diego State University. The guest at Dr. Isidro Ortiz and Dr. Roberto Hernandez. both of whom teach Chicano Studies at SDSU. Isidro grew up in Texas and Roberto from San Ysidro Calif. Both men come from families that encouraged education though they themselves did not [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

09/20/17 Casa Cornelia Law Center

Our guest is Carmen Chavez CEO and attorney for Casa Conelia a non-profit immigration law center. Her mother was an activist that took Carmen and her brothers to demonstrations, picket lines and many community activities. At the age of 14 Carmen attended a Chicana leadership conference in Los Angeles and from that day forward she [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

09/13/17 San Diego Report on DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This program discussed the current DACA program The three guest are Elizabeth Camarena Associate Director of Casa Cornelia, Yunen Mora Associate Attorney in the office of Lilia Velasquez and Alejandra Garcia herself a DACA recipient. The Presidents decision to do away with DACA has changed the hopes and dreams of over 800,000 recipients. Renewals must [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

09/06/17 Writing Historical Books on Latinos

The guest today is Dr. Ricardo Griswold de Castillo a former Chicano studies professor, an author, and an activist. Ricardo is the founder and chairperson for the Chicano archives at San Diego State University. Ricardo speaks of the difference between Cinco de Mayo and the Real Mexican Independence day (Sept 16.) Sept 16 is when [...]

By | September 9th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

08/30/17 Photography in the Mexican American Community

My guest is Manuel (Memo) Cavada a photographer from National City. That description is much to simple to tell you about this artist. Memo is a war hero, has photographed President Reagan as well as poor villagers in the small cities of Mexico. Memo shares very frank stories about his life and the many stories [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

08/23/17 The Urban Corps

There are three guest on this program.: Robert Chavez executive director of the San Diego Urban Corps, Brenda Figueroa, program player, student service coordinator. and Zoila Ramirez a Urban Corps student. The Urban Corps is a program for 18-26 year olds that helps them achieve a high school diploma as well as job training. One [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

08/16/17 Ethnic Studies

Today we have three guests, Eveline Torres bilingual/special education teacher, Dr. Tricia Gallagher-Geuteen bilingual teacher, and chair of the SDUSD Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee and Dr. Guillermo Gomez, Founder of the ethnic studies program and one of the original members of the Association of Raza educators. All three are passionate about the importance and the [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

08/09/17 Book Chicana Tributes: Activist Women of the Civil Rights Movement

This book is unique in that it tells about the Chicanas in San Diego. The editors are Rita Sanchez and Sonia Lopez, who are activist in their own right and have both taught classes about Chicanas in the movement. They have compiled a series of 61 stories that tell about the road these women took [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

08/02/17 The Diamond District of San Diego

The two guest are Iliana Garcia Rivera executive director and Carlos Vasquez board Chairperson for the Diamond District. The name comes from the shape of the district covered by this project. Iliana's previous experience had been in the Sherman Heights community. The Majority of Carlos's experience has been in San Ysidro. Together they have made [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

07/26/17 The San Ysidro Health Clinic

The San Ysidro Health Clinic serves the San Diego Community from the Mexican Border , Linda Vista and as far east as El Cajon. When the one and only doctor in San Ysidro moved to Chula Vista, a group of women known as el club de Madres started the clinic in a little white house [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments