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Contact Information: María de Jesús Gómez, 559-455-5782, chuyag@radiobilingue.org

Luego de que detuvieron a su madre en la frontera de México con Texas, esta niña espera que un agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza le indique cuál será su próximo destino. Foto: www.blog.amnestyusa.org.

Immigrant parents separated from their children join local and national organizations in Fresno to launch national campaign 

Parents seeking asylum in the US and separated from their children by immigration authorities will launch a national education and defense campaign

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Radio Bilingüe to Broadcast Specials from Storied Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio

Radio Bilingüe heads to San Antonio next week to produce and broadcast extended specials from the 37th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival in collaboration with the festival’s organizers, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Cinco de Mayo Special Radio Programs – “Sonidos de California

The programming, part of the series “Sounds of California,” includes two sets of live-recorded concerts, feature reports, and radio conversations.

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Celebrate the Sounds of California in East San José on Saturday, Nov. 25

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) invites you to join South Bay, San José, and Mayfair artists and residents to celebrate the Sounds of California.

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Town Hall Meeting on the Future of DACA

The forum will be broadcast live from Fresno, reaching audiences across Radio Bilingüe’s network of non-commercial stations in California and the Southwest U.S. The forum will be also streamed live and distributed via podcast at radiobilingue.org and Facebook Live. Fresno City College President Carole Goldsmith is Radio Bilingüe’s host for the town hall, joined by other community partners.

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Rallies and marches took place around the country on Tuesday following the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects certain young immigrants from deportation. At one event in downtown Los Angeles, people held signs that read, “We are here to stay,” and chanted, “If they won’t let us dream, we won’t let them sleep.” (Anna Gorman/KHN)

Radio Bilingüe Live Town Hall in Fresno on Future of DACA

Radio Bilingüe will convene and broadcast a live town hall meeting on the urgent concerns of Dreamers in the Fresno area who are experiencing heightened stress and uncertainty as President Trump sends dramatic mixed signals about the future of DACA and the protection from deportation of young undocumented immigrants who have lived most of their lives with their families in the U.S.

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Radio Bilingüe Will Air Democracy Now!’s Special Election Coverage

The new program offering is part of Radio Bilingüe’s “Hacia el Voto 2016,” an initiative to better inform voters and energize their engagement in the election process.

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Radio Bilingüe Will Air “Sounds of California” from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

(Español) Comenzando el 30 de junio y por seis días consecutivos, Radio Bilingüe transmitirá una serie de conciertos musicales, conversaciones con maestros artistas y diálogos con líderes comunitarios, como parte de la cobertura especial de radio del Festival del Folklore del Smithsonian 2016 en Washington, D.C. Este año, el Festival honra a “comunidades que resisten y sobreviven” en dos programas: Vascos: La innovación a través de la cultura y Sonidos de California.

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Special Broadcasts from the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s “Sounds of California” June 30 – July 5

For six consecutive days from June 30th to July 5th, Radio Bilingüe will produce and distribute fourteen hours of music concerts, conversations with artists, and dialogues with community leaders from the Festival on the National Mall.

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Alma Garza, Leading Tejano Music Radio Announcer and Ambassador, Dies in Fresno

Alma Garza, veteran on-air personality at Radio Bilingüe and popular host of the top-rated “Onda Tejana” Tex-Mex music program, has died. She passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Fresno, California after a long struggle with diabetes. She was 68.

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