Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15.
PROGRAM # 7336 12:00 PM PT

Latino Education. In her most recent book, a distinguished scholar makes a compelling business argument in favor of bilingualism, to get leaders to rethink old education policies and families to encourage kids to hone bilingual skills. She also discusses actions that are needed to turn around Latinos’ current reality as the most poorly educated group in the nation. A community media leader announces a full day of intense activities in Los Angeles to put at the forefront Latino youth, education and community building.

Guests: Dr. Patricia Gándara, Author of The Bilingual Advantage, Professor of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles; Hugo Morales, Executive Director of the Radio Bilingüe Network, Member of Los Macarturos, Fresno, CA.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16.
PROGRAM # 7337  12:00 PM PT

Jaraneros. Young members of the movement of string bands known as jaraneros, talk about the growing presence of Son Jarocho in California and the U.S., and the power of this music to build community around festive gatherings. Members of the Grammy-nominated group Los Cojolites, they also talk about their cross-border collaboration.

Guests: Jacob Hernández, marimbol player, Los Cojolites and Pasumecha, Los Angeles, CA; Joel Cruz Castellanos, jarana and leona player, Los Cojolites, Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz, México.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17.
PROGRAM # 7338 11:00 PM PT

Latino Education: Crisis and Response – Hour One. A live broadcast in English from a community forum in Los Angeles on the crisis in the education of Latino students. A renowned scholar says that Latinos, the fastest-growing group, is the most poorly educated and warns of a looming social disaster. Intellectual leaders of the national group known as Los Macarturos respond to the call to action. The forum airs in simulcast with KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles and is part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate – Let’s Make it Happen! Initiative.

Guests: Dr. Patricia Gándara, Author of the Book “The Latino Education Crisis”; Joan Abrahamson, San Francisco, CA; Luis Alfaro, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Behar, Ann Arbor, MI; Guillermo Gómez-Peña, San Francisco, CA; Rueben Martínez, Santa Ana, CA; Amalia Mesa‐Bains, Salinas, CA; Hugo Morales, Fresno, CA; Francisco Núñez, New York City; Benjamin “Pepón” Osorio, New York City; María Varela, Albuquerque, NM; and Camilo J. Vergara, New York City.

PROGRAM # 7339 12:00 PM PT

Latino Education: Crisis and ResponseHour Two. The community forum from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Los Angeles , where distinguished panelists tackle the Latino education crisis, switches into Spanish. What are the consequences of this crisis? What to do about it? Who needs to step up to the plate?

Guests: Dr. Patricia Gándara, Author of the Book “The Latino Education Crisis”; Joan Abrahamson, San Francisco, CA; Luis Alfaro, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Behar, Ann Arbor, MI; Guillermo Gómez-Peña, San Francisco, CA; Rueben Martínez, Santa Ana, CA; Amalia Mesa‐Bains, Salinas, CA; Hugo Morales, Fresno, CA; Francisco Núñez, New York City; Benjamin “Pepón” Osorio, New York City; María Varela, Albuquerque, NM; and Camilo J. Vergara, New York City.

PROGRAM # 7340 1:00 PM PT

Latino Education: Crisis and ResponseHour Three. In a dialogue in English with the forum’s panelists, community leaders from Boyle Heights and members of the live audience share views on the challenges ahead for Latino students and discuss actions being undertaken to tackle the education crisis. This forum airs live in simulcast with KPFK Radio in Los Angeles.

Guests: Dr. Patricia Gándara, Author of the Book “The Latino Education Crisis”; Joan Abrahamson, San Francisco, CA; Luis Alfaro, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Behar, Ann Arbor, MI; Guillermo Gómez-Peña, San Francisco, CA; Rueben Martínez, Santa Ana, CA; Amalia Mesa‐Bains, Salinas, CA; Hugo Morales, Fresno, CA; Francisco Núñez, New York City; Benjamin “Pepón” Osorio, New York City; María Varela, Albuquerque, NM; and Camilo J. Vergara, New York City. Community leaders and members of the audience.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18.
PROGRAM # 7341 12:00 PM PT

No Mouse Music. The new feature documentary This Ain’t No Mouse Music! tells the story of roots music luminary Chris Strachwitz, founder of independent label, Arhoolie Records. Premiering this week on the U.S. West Coast, the film includes segments of legendary accordionist Flaco Jiménez and other storied indigenous maestros whose work is threatened by commercialist pop music.

Guest: Maureen Gosling, Co-producer, Co-director, This Ain’t No Mouse Music!, Oakland, CA, www.nomousemusic.com
Also, Father Solalinde in the U.S. This is an interview with Mexican Catholic priest Alejandro Solalinde, a human rights champion who has been attacked by criminal gangs and officials for his advocacy on behalf of Central American migrants. Interviewed during his visit to the border in San Diego, he discusses Mexico’s crackdown on migrants, the pain he saw in Central American mothers detained in New York, the rampant trafficking of human organs, and the refugees of violence.

Guest: Father Alejandro Solalinde, Director of Shelter, Hermanos en el Camino, Cd. Ixtepec, Oaxaca, México.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19.
PROGRAM # 7342 12:00 PM PT

Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.

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