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American Federation of Teacher's Statement From Tuesday’s Senate Majority Press Conference

on February 13, 2016 - 7:30am
President Stephanie Ly
AFT News:
ALBUQUERQUE  American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement, delivered at the Senate Democratic Majority press conference: 

“From Albuquerque, to Carlsbad, to Gallup, to Taos, our members educate the children of New Mexico. Our members span from a child’s first classroom to the halls of higher education. We are teachers, educational assistants, bus drivers, maintenance, secretaries, food service workers, early educators, professors, and everything in between.
With so many different schools, jobs, and

A Day With President Of Family Tree DNA Feb. 28

on February 12, 2016 - 7:47am
Family Tree DNA’s Bennett Greenspan comes to New Mexico Sunday, Feb. 28, to talk about genetic genealogy.
The course takes place at the Jewish Community Center (JCC), on Wyoming Boulevard in Albuquerque.
Greenspan leads a two-part session titled, “DNA, Genetics and Genealogy: What It Means, and Finding New Mexico Family Connections.” The morning session, 10 to 11:30 a.m., introduces paternal and maternal testing, with Greenspan sharing his findings on New Mexico Crypto-Jewish DNA and his own New Mexico family links.
The afternoon session, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., has Greenspan

Sea Monsters At Planetarium Saturday And Sunday

on February 12, 2016 - 7:41am

Santa Fe Faces: A Photo Legacy Exhibition Of Alan Pearlman Portraits March 13

on February 12, 2016 - 7:34am
Archie West, portrait by Alan Pearlman. Archival pigment print. Courtesy/Palace of the Governor Photo Archives
NMHM News:
SANTA FE — In 2009, photographer Alan Pearlman set out on a quest to capture the soul of Santa Fe in a series of staged portraits.
Some of the results take center stage in the New Mexico History Museum’s Mezzanine Gallery, March 13–September 18, 2016. Santa Fe Faces features a selection from 90 portraits that Pearlman created between 2009 and 2013.
Included among them are images of flamenco artist Juan Siddi and Turquoise Trail rancher Archie West.

A Global Look At Women And Cardiovascular Disease

on February 11, 2016 - 9:33am

LAMC Emergency Room Director

The World Heart Federation and the World Health Organization tells us that cardiovascular disease (CVD) – heart disease and stroke – is the biggest killer of women globally, killing more women than all cancers, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria combined. Here are a few remarkable statistics:

Heart disease and stroke cause 8.6 million deaths among women annually-- a third of all deaths in women worldwide.

SFCC To Host College Transfer Day March 1

on February 11, 2016 - 8:00am
SFCC News:
SANTA FE  Are you looking to continue your studies toward a four-year degree? Do you know what the requirements are for entrance into New Mexico’s colleges and universities? Have you explored all the options?
Santa Fe Community College’s Center for Academic Transitions can help you prepare for your next degree at the 2016 Spring College Transfer Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, in the Main Hallway, Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave. It’s free.
Students will have the opportunity to meet with advisers from the Center for Academic Transitions and representatives

Resources For Parents: Social Media, Technology And Teens

on February 10, 2016 - 12:11pm
Los Alamos
Last week’s story “Betrayal” in the Los Alamos Daily Post was deeply saddening and disturbing to read. It broke my heart for those who are involved.
I’ve been working with teenagers in Los Alamos for over 12 years and issues regarding properly handling social media, Internet/cell phone usage, and the dangers of pornography are all reoccurring themes in my conversations with teens and parents.
As the youth pastor at First Baptist Church I work hard to create a positive and safe environment for teenagers and also their parents to openly discuss any issue, ask any