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06/06/18 Education to improve the development of disadvantaged communities. Samuel Gutierrez: School Counselor from Calexico

Our host for this episode is Samuel Gutierrez. He is a student counselor at Dool Elementary School in Calexico. He has a B.A. in Communication studies, a M.Sc. in Educational Counseling from University of La Verne and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education. He will talk us about his work supporting the educational development [...]

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05/02/18 Calexico Streets lead to UCSD Nano-Engineering is Michael del Rial’s Journey

Michael del Rial is a Nano-Engineering B.Sc. student at the University of California in San Diego. He tells us his story growing up in Calexico and his early desire to explore new opportunities in new places beyond Imperial Valley. His decision to go from Calexico High School to Imperial Valley having in his mind applying [...]

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04/18/18 Luis Aragon – Community Activist and retired Assistant District Attorney

The show opens with a short discussion about Maria Garcia's book La Neighbor: A Settlement House in Logan Heights followed by the interview with Luis Aragon. Luis was born in San Bernardino. When his father got a job in Plaster City the family moved to El Centro and then to Calexico. Luis is the youngest [...]

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04/11/18 Being Gay and Latino

Francisco Lopez is the executive director of Pride. Francisco grew up in El Centro California . His mother was Russian and his father Mexican. The imperial Valley is the most anti Gay voting area in California. His Russian mother was disowned because she married a Mexican. As early as kindergarten he knew he was different [...]

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03/28/18 Latinas on the City Council: Mona Rios representing National City & Georgette Gomez representing district 9 in San Diego.

These two women are bright, articulate and have been active in their community. Mona Rios is a 4th generation resident of National City and a graduate of Sweetwater High School. Mona say she remembers National City as a community where everyone looked out for each other. Georgette Gomez is a first generation Latina and grew [...]

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03/21/18 La Jolla Historical Society exhibit “In Plain Sight” Mexican/Chicano Stories for SD.

There are two guests, Health Fox, Director of the La Jolla Historical Society, and Rebecca Morales, co creator of the current exhibit. The exhibit is titled "In Plain Sight, Mexican/Chicano stories for San Diego". Heath Fox grew up on the East Coast and like other San Diegans came to San Diego while in the military, [...]

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03/14/18 Serving the Latino Community with Parenting, Personal Growth, and Domestic Violence Counselling

My two guest are Roccio Becerra, CEO and Bertha Zarate, Wellness director for Princesa Adelante. Princesa Adelante focuses on domestic violence. Their funding comes from private donations. The service is offered by appointment only. They are a new organization run mostly by volunteers. Among the services they offer are a parenting class in Spanish. Most [...]

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02/28/18 Being a Producer/Director and a Latina

This show focuses on over 14 years of experiences in journalism and marketing. Daniela Porter is the co-producer of a documentary MAID IN AMERICA. She was born in Chile and had no intentions of coming to work or live in the United States. Her first career choice was to be a police officer but her [...]

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02/21/18 Financial planning in the Latino Community

The guest today is Daniel Guillen, President and founder of Security Pacific financial Group. Daniel was born and raised in Linda Vista. He attended Hilltop High School in Chula Vista. His mother had a tax and immigration service in National City and his father was a technical engineer. As a child Daniel did help his [...]

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02/14/18 Rafael Castellanos lawyer, activist and Chairman of the Board of Port Commission

Rafael grew up with both parents that were born in Mexico His father came to the United States with a letter an uncle had sent Rafael's grandmother Mr. Castellanos did not speak English but somehow he worked his way to Nevada. He went to the location where his uncle worked and to the surprise of [...]

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