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Rabbi Berel Levertov and John Sandager join Jim in studio to talk about Holocaust survivor, Ms. Eva Schloss coming to New Mexico. Eva Schloss is scheduled to speak at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, NM  on November 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm.  Order tickets online at www.lensic.org. Rabbi Levertov is the Spiritual Leader of the Santa Fe Jewish Center Chabad. For more information please go to https://www.santafejcc.com/.

Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation gives us an overview of the 2019 City of Albuquerque Election Ballot.  He encourages us to take advantage of early voting through Saturday November 2, 2019.  The Official date of the election is November 5, 2019.  For more information go to https://www.riograndefoundation.org.

 

During the conversation Jim raises serious questions about “Proposition 1 and 2 on the Ballot” regarding raising money for officials to fund their political campaigns.  Watch out for what the ballot calls “Democracy Dollars!”

 

Michelle Airhart and DeeDee Jones, Executive Director of Alongside Ministries, ask our listeners to help them care for single mothers, and pregnant women faced with raising a child alone. For more information go to www.alongsideabq.com or call 505-750-7871.  Alongside Ministries provide diapers and wipes (value of over $500 per year), miscellaneous baby items, and baby clothing as they receive donations.  The ministry helps mothers move into apartments which has included furniture and household items. This is important because many of these mothers often have nothing, they are coming out of homelessness. We place mentors with our mothers to help them connect with positive role models. These mentorships often turn into friendships and family.