Community Matters: New Mexico Acequia Association
Paula Garcia of New Mexico Acequia Association
Wednesday, April 20, 2021
In honor of SFCF's environment focus in April, Santa Fe Community Foundation Hub Coordinator, Yolanda Cruz, talks to Paula Garcia, Executive Director of the New Mexico Acequia Association, about her organization's work in protecting our water and acequias, growing healthy food for our families and communities, and honoring our local heritage.
About Community Matters
Our monthly radio show invites subject experts and community leaders to talk about the challenges and inequities our region faces and possible solutions that could contribute to its growth. Hosted by Santa Fe Community Foundation Philanthropy HUB Coordinator, Yolanda Cruz, Community Matters airs on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 PM on KSFR (101.1 FM).
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This month on Community Matters, Sarah Amador-Guzman explores the importance of volunteering with Tom Starke, who has provided decades of service to local nonprofits, designed programs, and raised awareness about the complex challenges of substance abuse.
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This month on Community Matters, we speak with Apryl Miller, Executive Director of The Sky Center/NM Suicide Intervention Project, to discuss the organization's mission to meet the challenge of youth suicide in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico through lasting solutions that encourage resiliency, courage, connection and hope.