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This edition: Discretionary Spending

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 27, 2012.

First aired: February 29, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we see how four New York City Council members are using their discretionary funds to empower more members of their communities. We talk about the stigma associated with and under-reporting of abuse in LGBT relationships. Then, we learn how several indigenous groups are using innovative ideas to give their cultures more exposure.

Guest List

Ms. Elvira Colorado Performer & Co-Founder, Coatlicue Theater Company

Ms. Hortensia Colorado Performer & Co-Founder, Coatlicue Theater Company

Mr. Brett Figlewski Staff Attorney, Sanctuary For Families

Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito New York City Council, District 8

Dr. Patricia Mathews-Salazar Anthropologist & Director of Center for Ethnic Studies, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY

Mr. Fabian Muenala Kichwa Nation

Ms. Grace Peréz Organizer & Coordinator, Brides' March

Javier Enriquez Tlaloc Co-Founder, Associated Indigenous Movement

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