Adelante listens in as a panel of professionals at MATC convened to discuss the challenges of Milwaukee's Latino Community. This was part of MATC's recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Adelante also reports on Milwaukee Jewish leaders protest against Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Medical College of Wisconsin's Ana Manriquez talks about new research on women survivors of cancer.
Adelante is a monthly, locally produced series celebrating the rich heritage of Latino people. The program airs in Spanish with subtitles in English. Program segments originally taped in English are captioned in Spanish.
Adelante is produced by Patricia Gomez.
On Adelante we visited the photographic exhibition of Freddy Hernandez.The title Mas de Mil-Walk-Aqui is a Spanglish play-on-words of the city’s name which translates to " more than thousands walk here" as an observation of the Hispanic community's; also the Mexican Consulate conducts a soccer tournament with the participation of 9 cities and Magdalena Herrera of the Betty Brinn Children's Museum
[Original Airdate: September 12, 2019]
Adelante attends the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 90th National Convention that took place in Milwaukee in July 2019. During the Convention, MATC President Dr. Vicki J. Martin accepted LULAC's "Champion of Education" Award. Also, ¡Adelante! sits down with the Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., Martha Barcena Coqui.
[Original Airdate: September 13, 2018]
We attend the Milwaukee Area Technical College's Car Show. We meet with Victor Huke, publisher of El Conquistador, as his Bilingual Latino newspaper celebrates its 20th anniversary. Timothy Muth, Attorney for The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, talks about the County Sheriff's support of ICE, Immigration Customs Enforcement.
Patricia Gomez, a broadcasting professional with more than 24 years of experience in public television, is the producer and host for the Milwaukee PBS production, Adelante
A native of Mexico, Gomez spent more than 15 years at WMSLP in San Luis Potosi. She was a producer and host and also had other training and supervision responsibilities at the Mexican public television station. She has a bachelor's degree in communication science from the San Luis Potosi State University in Mexico and a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.