Weekend Voices 5/17/08

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributing Producers: Carolyn Coe and Eric Olson


Segment 1:
Mother’s Day– What are the origins of Mothers’ Day?– with residents from the Blue Hill peninsula and beyond
mothers, fathers, daughters

Segment 2: The Maine Migrant Health Program, in cooperation with PICA–Peace thru Interamerican Community Action—  is presently a traveling, multi-media exhibit called “Farmworkers Feed Us All”.  The exhibit features the work of  nationally-known photojournalist Earl Dotter and audio-documentary reporter Tennessee Watson, and documents the lives and experiences of Maine’s migrant farmworkers.   An opening was held at the PICA office last Thursday night.  WERU’s Eric Olson recorded the speakers at the event—which also served to honor Olivia Perez Zamora from Milbridge.  Olivia is a farmworker, student & Health Program intern,  and recipient of National Center for Migrant Health scholarship award.   Here are some excerpts.  Following the presentations interviews Olivia Perez Zamora