This week, New Mexico in Focus looks at the challenges women face after leaving prison. Correspondent Stan Wilson sits down with Maria Garley to hear about her experience after leaving incarceration and what she is doing now to support other women. Therapist Kelly Gilbreth talks about the lack of long-term alternative treatment programs and how she is helping build support in the community for Indigenous women after they leave prison.
New Mexico PBS’ one-hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus regularly airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and repeats Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1, and Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on Channel 9.1, except during Pledge Drives. Involved, informed, in-depth media: watch it again online at shortly thereafter.
Producer Sarah Gustavus meets teens in Española who are working to raise awareness about gun violence in their community. She also sits down with Dr. Scott Carroll, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, to talk about the urgent need to recruit more child psychiatrists to care for children in our state.
Host Gene Grant and this week's Line opinion panelists discuss some of the latest news headlines, including a proposed ordinance in Albuquerque that would require employers to make sick leave available to employees.
Dr. Scott Carroll, child psychiatrist at UNMH
Maria Garley, executive director of My Destiny
Kelly Gilbreth, therapist at First Nations Community Healthsource
Eddy Aragon, CEO, “The Rock of Talk,” Fox News ABQ 95.9 FM
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
Antoinette Sedillo López, executive director of Enlace Comunitario
The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus, with Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.
The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus and Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.
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