This week, New Mexico in Focus takes a look at the issue of domestic violence and the role men can play in reducing it in their family or community. NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with three local leaders for a frank discussion about the issue, including how perceptions about masculinity might impact young men who also grow up witnessing violence in their home. 

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.

NMiF host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate some of the top stories in the news, including a wrap-up of this year's legislative session, the news that funding for the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project is not in the president’s proposed budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018, and the decline in applications to UNM from international students.

Studio Guests

  • Esteban Machado-Galaviz, community organizer,  Enlace Comunitario
  • Johnny Wilson, with Young Fathers of Santa Fe
  • Kenneth Winfrey, outreach coordinator, New Mexico Office of African American Affairs

Line Panelists

  • Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip
  • Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
  • Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of
  • Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP

New Mexico in Focus is New Mexico PBS’ prime-time news magazine show covering the events, issues, and people that are shaping life in New Mexico and the Southwest. Hosted by Gene Grant, New Mexico in Focus takes a multi-layered look at social, political, economic, health, education and arts issues and explores them in-depth, with a critical eye to give them context beyond the "news of the moment."

The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus with Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. NM PBS Public Affairs executive producer is Kevin McDonald.

Funding for New Mexico in Focus is provided in part by the McCune Charitable Foundation.

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