Category Archives: Women

Responding To The #MeToo Movement In New Mexico

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December 15, 2017 – Sexual harassment and assault have been in the national headlines this fall as the #MeToo movement gained momentum online and in communities across the country. What does that mean for New Mexico? Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down this week with Caitlin Henke, program specialist with the UNM Women's Resource Center, to talk about reporting sexual harassment and assault, education and what might be next.

Additional Resources:
Albuquerque SANE -
Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico -
Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center -
Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women -
UNM Women’s Resource Center -

The Line: Reporting Sexual Harassment In The Legislature

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December 15, 2017 – Lobbyist Vanessa Alarid alleges former state lawmaker Thomas Garcia touched her inappropriately and asked for sex in exchange for a key vote in the legislature. Alarid shared her story with national and local media. Garcia denies the allegations. This week the Line opinion panelists react to this news and discuss what might be done to address a culture of harassment at the Roundhouse.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Giovanna Rossi, president of Collective Action Strategies, LLC, and producer/host of The Well Woman Show
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Stephen Spitz, host of New Mexico People Places and Ideas on KUNM