Fronteras-A Changing America
6:03 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Interview: Spirit Mission, CEO Rafael Ramos and Director of Technology Gerardo Hernandez

Las Cruces, NM – on Fronteras: A Changing America The clock is ticking on a massive smokestack set for demolition in El Paso, Texas. Some residents are fighting for it's preservation.

//Wyatt "To tear it down would be to demolish a piece of history that tells a story about this community."//

industrial relics, icons or eyesores?

Also, we take a look at how the upcoming Holiday shopping spree can affect Hispanic owned small businesses.

According to the most recent census data the poverty rate in Dona Ana County is around twenty-five percent. In some specific communities the rate is much higher for example, The poverty level in Sunland Park is 48%. A new local organization is working to make a dent in that number by bringing services and assistance to the area. The Organization is called Spirit Mission and the CEO Rafael Ramos and Director of Technology Gerardo Hernandez are in the studio.