Moses Camarena graduated from Arizona Western college in 1968. He says his decision to pursue higher education was inspired, in part, by the lack of options young men faced in those days.
In addition to his years as a wrestling coach and math professor, Moses Camarena served as an academic Advisor to thousands of AWC students between 1971 and 2013. It was during this period that he developed the idea for the annual La Cosecha celebration.
Arizona Edition - Demographic shifts and increases in Latino voter registration and turnout have already shaped some election outcomes, but their impact could be even more pronounced in the upcoming election season. And Arizona Latinos have some specific demands when it comes to who they’ll support, regardless of the political party. KAWC's Lou Gum looks into the findings in a new report on Arizona's Latino population...(originally aired 03/05/14).
Arizona Edition - One finding in the Latino Decisions report is that 65 percent of Arizona Latinos know someone who is an undocumented immigrant. That statistic may shed light on why some Latinos are reluctant to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Arizona Edition - Yuma Lettuce Days is an annual event that brings in tens of thousands of visitors and residents to the Yuma Quartermaster Depot Park to learn about, eat and appreciate local agriculture. KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett dropped by Saturday afternoon to get a taste of the celebration…(originally aired 03/05/14).
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Arizona Edition - The Southwest Agriculture (or SWAG) Summit this year took place on the Arizona Western College campus. KAWC’s Kim Johnson reports on the summit, where he says innovation and collaboration were the focus of the event…(originally aired 03/05/14).
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