Community Empowerment: Hip Hop & Academia

Wake shares what inspires him and his advice to New Mexico youth!

We hear from people working for social change through academia and music. First, youth producer Emilio Bauvallet sits down with Albuquerque hip-hop artist Wake Self for an exclusive introduction to his new album, Ready to Live. Wake shares what inspires him and his advice to New Mexico youth! 

Then, we hear a presentation from Professor Marí Castañeda, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion at the University of Amherst Massachusetts. Professor Castañeda recently presented her research, “Civic Engagement in Diverse Latinx Communities: Learning from Social Justice Partnerships in Action,” at UNM.

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