Catherine Anaya’s Latest Blog Post, “Hispanic in Arizona”

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By: Catherine Anaya

This is Hispanic Heritage Month and as the wider community recognizes the significant contributions of Latinos across the country – here in Arizona I was proud to return to the broadcast airwaves to take part in a history-making event.

KTAR News hosted a two-hour community round table with one hour broadcast entirely in Spanish, becoming the first English-speaking radio station in Arizona history to do so.

I moderated the first hour in English.  Talented and well-respected journalist Mary Rabago moderated the second hour in Spanish.

Our community panel included Dulce Juarez, a young activist and advocate for human and migrant rights in Arizona. She has always impressed me. But spending time with her and hearing her perspectives made me even more convinced we need more strong voices like hers. She is an ASU-educated DREAMER who now, as a U.S. resident, works in outreach and advocacy for the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona.

Read the full post here

By admin September 21, 2015 07:00

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