Having a lot of abandoned or foreclosed homes in your community can hurt morale and drag down property values. A group of neighborhood associations in Southeast Albuquerque are taking things into their own hands.
KUNM Spring Fundraiser
Two Wheel Drive , a longtime supporter of KUNM, has donated a Salsa Redpoint GX mountain bike valued at $2,799 as the Grand Prize for our 2019 Spring fundraiser! It's their way of encouraging you to support KUNM.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let’s Talk New Mexico 3/21 8a: It’s spring, so planting, sprouting and growing are on the agenda. We’ll look at how farmers are bringing traditional agricultural practices into their fields. We’ll explore what we can learn from past generations about sustainability and talk about local programs to support this kind of work. We want to hear from you! Are you a small farmer or home gardener? What sort of tips do you have to share with aspiring growers? Does your family use heirloom seeds? How did your grandparents teach you to grow food Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org or call in live during the show.
Sat. 3/23, 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks to Julia Bacha and Geeta Gandbhir whose documentaries of women who risked their lives for peace will be screened on the new series of groundbreaking films, War & Peace II, returning to PBS.
The Children's Hour, 3/23 Sat. 9a: We’re broadcasting live from the Taylor Ranch library in Albuquerque and you are invited to join us! Doors to the library open early at 8:30am for our one hour program. We’ll feature: Albuquerque's former poet laureate Hakim Bellamy, story time with the Taylor Ranch librarians and musical guests, Samantha Daitz and Lisa Donald from the Sky Velvet Vassar Music Foundation. FREE FAMILY FUN!
Public Health New Mexico
New Mexico has one of the highest suicide rates in the country. And more than half of those deaths involved a gun. Some state lawmakers want to reduce suicides by confiscating guns from people who could pose a danger to themselves or others. The measure’s known as a red flag law.