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Albuquerque's Youth In Motion

Mon. 6/18 7p: This episode features the stories of 10 year old BMX phenom, Taio Taylor, and 17 year old singer/songwriter, Santiago Roybal. Taio Taylor just made it to a world competition in Belgium where she will be representing the U.S. and New Mexico. Her family, Chacho Taylor, Robel Taylor, and Tatiana Taylor join us to talk about their experience in BMX bike riding and other projects.

Santiago Roybal would make it to critically acclaimed singing competition, American Idol. Santiago takes back to relive his American Idol journey along with talking about Albuquerque's youth music scene.

Froilan Orozco and Rafael Martinez are members of the Humans of New Mexico collective who produce stories of everyday people in Nuevo Mexico and contributors to the Espejos de Aztlan show.

Froilan Orozco and Rafael Martinez are members of the Humans of New Mexico collective who produce stories of everyday people in Nuevo Mexico and contributors to Espejos de Aztlan.

Rafael is a PhD candidate in American Studies at the University of New Mexico. His research involves a deep social, historical and political analysis of immigrant rights and undocumented youth. As an UndocuScholar Activist, Rafael is engaged in projects that seek to connect academic work with community development. Rafael is the founder of the Humans of New Mexico, a statewide media oral history project. As a member of the Raíces Collective, he hosts the monthly “Humans of New Mexico” show on Espejos de Aztlán, where stories from all over the state are featured. rafaelmartinez@kunm.org