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Sitting in her grade school classroom, Shammara Henderson recalls her teacher playing the O.J. Simpson trial on the old school, box TV that was the best technology at the time. As most young people do, Shammara would dream.
At age 9, Marc Qui?ones was introduced by a family friend to salsa legend Tito Puente. Along with long-time collaborator Bobby Allende, Marc was seen as somewhat of a child prodigy in New York salsa circles. Qui?
What are the possibilities when community-based organizations have the space to be creative and innovative with funding? In this episode of Portraits in Color, you will hear about an interesting collaboration between city government, philanthropy,
After being fired from a job he loved, Michael Silva was faced with a tough decision--go back and take his chances in a struggling, post-recession job market or pursue his dream to be an entrepreneur. He chose the latter.
Mentor Me is a powerful collaborative of grantees, funded by the Albuquerque Community Foundation that pairs young men of color with adult mentors to build healthy relationships, learn valuable leadership skills,
In this episode, Erica Davis Crump sheds light on mental health awareness and the stigma around mental health that exists in the African American community. When Erica experienced issues of anxiety and depression as a child and young adult,
Since the Reagan-era ‘War on Drugs,’ which expanded Nixon-era policies, our nation has seen a dramatic increase in the prison population. Despite increasing evidence that large-scale incarceration is not an effective means of achieving public safety,
Alonso Indacochea shares his unlikely path to entrepreneurship. With a story that plays out like an episode of HBOs Silicon Valley, Alonso discusses the journey from coding bootcamp, to starting a business, to eventually selling his business.
We live in a world where we constantly seek affirmation, whether in the form of “likes” on social media, or through our relationships. Andrew Garrison, author of the award winning book, Being Image stopped by the studio to share simple exercises to cla...
In episode 8, Carlos Contreras stops by the studio to discuss the One Albuquerque campaign, the hustle of a creative entrepreneur, and the daily discoveries raising a 4-year old creative. Carlos is the Marketing and Innovation Director for the Cit...