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Neighborhoods Struggle with ABQ Stadium Proposal

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October 22, 2021 – Residents in two downtown Albuquerque neighborhoods share their thoughts on the possibility of a new soccer stadium coming into their area. They tell us their concerns, their frustrations with the process and the possibilities the project could bring new dialogue with the city.

Guests:
Anna Lee Besaulniers, stop the stadium campaign organizer 
Frances Armijo, President, South Broadway Neighborhood Association 
Lisa Padilla, President, Barelas Neighborhood Association 

For More Information:

Barelas Community Statement on Stadium Bond Proposal

Bond issue for Albuquerque pro soccer stadium kicks up controversy – Santa Fe New Mexican

Community members rally against $50 million sports stadium bond – Daily Lobo

Opposition criticizes stadium bond – Albuquerque Journal

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