Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - Transportation to facility

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features short comments on how children aged four and older are able to take a bus to the Facility in Navajo after school

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - Accessibility in Navajo

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features a short description of the indoor facilities for children in Navajo NM

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - After School Program

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features comments about after school programs in Navajo and continued education for the Staff with online classes

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - Not a Hand-Out

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features comments on the benefits of Housing Authority for Rural community members

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - Ft. Defiance Tour

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features a tour of the Fort Defiance facility.

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Navajo Housing Authority Media Site Visit 02/23/17 - Ft. Defiance Groundskeeper et. al.

March 27, 2017

On February 23, 2017, KGLP and other media representatives attended a Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) media site visit to outline the organization's reform efforts and to highlight the impact of the five-year expenditure plan.

This segment features a tour of the Fort Defiance facility and comments by the groundskeeper.

The visit included a tour of current and past projects in Fort Defiance, AZ; Navajo, NM; and Window Rock, AZ; including meetings and interviews with current tenants and home buyers, and a visit to a housing provider receiving NHA funds.

More information is available at http://www.navajohousingauthority.org/

or at the NHA Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NavajoHousingAuthority

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Gallup library’s next authors fest happens 4/7-4/8/2017

March 27, 2017

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Betty Martin and Markos Chavez of the Octavia Fellin Public Library in Gallup, New Mexico, about their next authors festival happening April 7 and April 8, 2017, with a reception at 6pm April 7th, featuring local poet Jason Yurcic:

April 7th and 8th, Octavia Fellin Library is hosting its Third Annual Authors Festival. This years theme is Unity Through Diversity and we have larger group of authors attending than ever before, including keynote speaker Simon Ortiz.

Schedule of Events -

Friday, April 7th (Main Library)
6:00-8:00PM: Authors Festival Opening Reception
6:30PM: Jason Yurcic Reading and Discussion

Saturday, April 8th (Main Library)
10:00AM-4:00PM: Authors available for Meet and Greet / Book Signing
10:45-11:30AM: Native Americans in NM Films with Jeff Berg (Meeting Room)
11:00-11:30AM: Zuni Mural Project with Kenneth Seowtewa (SW Room)
11:30AM-12:00PM: Stories of New Mexico's Magic, Mystery, and Suspense with Nasario Garcia (Meeting Room)
12:00-1:00PM: Diversity in Poetry Panel Discussion with Laura Tohe (Navajo Nation Poet Laureate), Jessica Helen Lopez (Albuquerque Poet Laureate), Max Early, Dan Wetmore, Mariya Deykute, and Barbara Ruther (Meeting Room)
12:00-12:45PM: Young Adults Panel Discussion with Barbara Beasley Murphy, Amanda Strong, Gail Wagner in SW Room
1:00-1:30 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Simon Ortiz (Meeting Room)
1:30-2:15PM: Hillerman Prize Winners with Kevin Wolf and C.B. McKenzie (Meeting Room)
2:00-3:00 PM: Local Diversity with Rani Divine, Ashley Gallegos, Essie Yazzie, Martin Link, John Taylor, and Andy Gibbons (SW Room)
2:15-3:00PM: Tales from the Underground with Mark Rudd (Meeting Room)
3:00-4:00PM: Diversity in Fiction Panel with R.J. Mirabal, Larada Horner-Miller, Roberta Parry, Michael Hays, and Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie (Meeting Room)
4:00PM: Closing Reception and Door Prizes

Saturday, April 8th (Children's Branch)
2:00-2:30PM: Origins of Crocka Dog Children's Activity with Ross Van Dusen
2:30PM-3:00PM: Reading from "The Only Road" by Alexandra Diaz
3:00-4:00PM: Storytelling and Bookmaking with Anita Poleahla and Nasario Garcia

From https://www.facebook.com/events/661422274037294/

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Court Dorsey @ OPO Gallery 3/21/17 reading Project Unspeakable excerpts et. al.

March 22, 2017

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Actor, activist, playwright, and poet, COURT DORSEY appeared at OPO Gallery, in Gallup, New Mexico, reading excerpts from his work, such as Project Unspeakable, a play about the conspiracy around JFK's assassination.

Introduction by Be Sargent.

Mister Dorsey has been involved in the writing and production of performance pieces and plays for decades, and is also a mediator, conflict resolution trainer and facilitator, having developed a training process that integrates theater improvisations and conflict resolution skills.

More at http://projectunspeakable.com/

 

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Cas Hoefman running for Chair of Dem. Party of McKinley County NM

March 17, 2017

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Cas Hoefman, who is hoping to become the next Chair of the Democratic Party of McKinley County, New Mexico, which includes the Gallup area, when Democratics meet at the County Court House at 5:30pm Mountain on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to elect their next leader.

Cas is also the force behind The Gallup Calendar.com, an increasingly comprehensive community calendar for Gallup, NM and the surrounding area:

http://www.theGallupCalendar.com

Cas also discusses artificial intelligence, aviation, and more.

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Cyndi Jarvison of UNM-Gallup’s Small Biz Dev. CTR

March 17, 2017

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Cyndi Jarvison <cjarvison@unm.edu>, director of UNM-Gallup's Small Business Development Center, which shares a building with the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce, in downtown Gallup, New Mexico.  Cyndi discusses the mission and services that define the SBDC, which often hosts workshops and presentations as well as advises those starting new businesses or fine-tuning an existing one.

For more information, you may email Cyndi, or visit:

http://www.nmsbdc.org/gallup

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