New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jul 23, 2010
Sandip Roy talks to:On this weeks ethnic media watch, Odette Keeley, host of our TV show New America Now, about Filipinos in America who are trying to bring about good governance in Manila and David Hobbs, monitor of the NOLA Beez, about a six year old who was handcuffed to a chair in his elementary school in New Orleans.Ethnic Media Watch stories discussed this week:
Parents Sue RSD for Handcuffing 6-Year-Old
Overseas Pinoy Group to Propose Bond Float to DoF
Filipinos in Texas Support Immigration Reform to Curb Drug Violence
Francisco Ugarte, Dolores Street Community Services’ Immigration Attorney, discusses the effects of San Francisco’s new immigration program Secure Communities, or S-Comm. A coalition of immigrant rights groups gathered to oppose S-Comm in San Francisco, which has been a sanctuary city for many years.
Mark DiCamillo, poll director for the California Field Poll, reveals a snapshot of the mood of voters towards the upcoming elections in his multilingual field.Richard Rodriguez and Sandip Roy have a conversation about Field poll findings on how Californians across different ethnic groups view the immigration law in ArizonaRoberto Hernandez discusses his documentary film, Presumed Guilty, the story of Tonyo, one man in Mexico who fights an uphill battle after being sentenced for 20 years for a murder he didn’t commit. Presumed Guilty, by Roberto Hernandez and Layda Negrete airs on PBS’s POV on July 27.