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Since ‘Roe v Wade’ was overturned, New Mexico has been more on the frontlines in the battle to end abortion than ever before. The team at Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Albuquerque know this better than anyone. Executive Director, Paula Gonzales and Client Services Director, Virginia Gonzales update us on the current landscape of the battle. They also invite the community to their upcoming event, featuring Virginia showing off her stand-up comic chops.

It’s not unusual for a family member who works during the day to need assistance caring for another family member while they are at work. Cornucopia Adult and Family Services is part of filling that gap in caregiving. Their CEO, Michelle Bishop-Couch takes time to explain the diversity of their services to the community.

Parents want a quality education for their children. Some are choosing alternatives to public education. Eastern Hills Christian Academy (EHCA) in Albuquerque, New Mexico is one of those offering parents another option. EHCA’s Administrator, Holly Brooks joins us to provide details.

After the final Gubernatorial Debate in New Mexico prior to the November election, Paul Guessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation, reviews what was discussed. He also reminds us to register, vote and consider the various issues that will be addressed on the ballot.

Hope Mommies helps every family who experiences infant loss find community, grief resources and ultimately the Hope of Christ which is the unfailing anchor. Albuquerque Chapter President, Erlina Tribou, and Treasurer, Erica Steel share testimonies, struggles and hope.

New Mexico Business Coalition’s President, Carla Sonntag provides an update on legislative activity at the Round House in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Topics include upcoming Constitutional Amendment proposals we will see on the ballot in November, as well as information regarding Paid Sick Leave and the Paid Medical Family Leave Act.