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This week’s New Mexico in Focus is a special one-hour show on teen pregnancy and young parenthood in New Mexico. NMIF brings you the locally produced documentary "Pregnant" by filmmaker Chris Schueler, which highlights the voices of young parents and peer health educators.

Then, host Gene Grant sits down in studio with a panel of local leaders to talk about their work with young parents.

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.

Guests
Tannia Esparza, executive director of Young Women United
State Representative Georgene Louis
Dr. Brenda Pereda, UNM Health Sciences Center
Johnny Wilson, Young Fathers of Santa Fe

Host/Commentator
Gene Grant

Have a thought to share about teen pregnancy and young parents? Get in touch with us on the NMiF website.

The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus, along with Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund and Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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