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Coverage for grant PY-234561-16

PY-234561-16
Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad
Jonathan Plant, Texas A & M University, Kingsville

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PY-234561-16

Mi Familia-Mi Comunidad Project Concludes with Exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Julie Navejar
Publication: Media release issued to area media outlets
Date: 4/4/2017
Abstract: The article provides the dates of the exhibition and opening reception date, purposes of the project, and details regarding the number of photos contained in the exhibit and the six exhibit sections: Family, Business, Social and Leisure, Weddings, Education, and Military Service. The article also mentioned that the exhibit was made possible through a NEH Common Heritage Grant.
Link: http://www.tamuk.edu/events/2017/04/mifamiliaexhibit.html

Conner Museum, South Texas Archives Team up to Preserve Family Heritage (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Julie Navejar
Publication: Media release issued to area media outlets
Date: 9/1/2016
Abstract: Article discusses the three phases of the project: Phase 1, the Promotional Phase featuring artist and alumna Carmen Lomas Garza as guest speaker, Sept. 16; Phase 2: the Digitization Phase, Oct. 16th at which family photographs and documents are digitally scanned, heirloom objects are photographed, and oral histories are collected; and Phase 3: Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad the exhibition, date TBA. Article also states the purposes
Link: http://www.tamuk.edu/events/2016/09/mifamilia.html

Renowned Artist Visits 'Mi Comunidad' (Media Coverage)
Publication: Kingsville Record
Date: 9/21/2016
Abstract: Article highlighted visit of world-renowned artist and author Carmen Lomas Garza to her alma mater, Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Article also mentioned that this was the first phase of a three phase NEH Common Heritage Project, with the Digitization Phase to occur on Oct. 15 and an exhibit in Spring 2017.
Link: http://www.kingsvillerecord.com/news/renowned-artist-visits-mi-comunidad/article_adb2bef0-7f8d-11e6-b432-730ddc2398f5.html

Exhibit to Showcase Hispanic Heritage (Media Coverage)
Publication: Kingsville Record
Date: 9/14/2016
Abstract: Article discussed the upcoming Promotional Event for the Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad project, provided vague statements regarding the project purpose, and stated that the project was an NEH Common Heritage Grant.
Link: http://www.kingsvillerecord.com/news/exhibit-to-showcase-hispanic-heritage/article_326cff22-7a4b-11e6-a8a9-43494e6c9ecf.html

Artist Reception Kicks off Grant Project (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mary Lee Grant
Publication: Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Date: 9/13/2016
Abstract: Article discusses the background and work of artist and author Carmen Lomas Garza. It mentions that the event is the first phase of Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad, an NEH Common Heritage Project.
Link: http://archive.caller.com/news/education/local/artist-reception-kicks-off-grant-project-3b7843cc-d93b-5cd9-e053-0100007f8210-393012171.html

Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad (Media Coverage)
Publication: 'Domingo Live' program on KIII-TV (ABC TV affiliate)
Date: 9/15/2017
Abstract: Exhibit Curator Ralph Cuevas discusses upcoming Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad exhibit with 'Domingo Live' co-host Barbi Leo. Cuevas mentions the Digitization Phase, the purposes of the project, and describes the exhibit. Cuevas also mentions that the exhibit was funded through an NEH Common Heritage Grant.
Link: http://www.kiiitv.com/entertainment/television/programming/domingo-live/mi-familia-mi-comunidad-exhibit/430100235

Mi Familia, Mi Comunidad Reception Planned (Media Coverage)
Publication: KIII-TV News (ABC TV Affiliate)
Date: 9/14/2016
Abstract: Interview between Mi Familia Exhibit Curator Ralph Cuevas with KIII-TV morning news anchor John-Thomas Kobos. Cuevas discusses the purpose of the project with particular emphasis on the upcoming Promotional event with Carmen Lomas Garza.
Link: http://www.kiiitv.com/news/local/mi-familia-mi-comunidad/318711011

Mi Familia-Mi Comunidad at Texas A&M University Kingsville (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Sean Kelly
Date: 10/14/2017
Abstract: KIII reporter Sean Kelly interviews South Texas Archives Director Lori Atkins for details on the Digitization Phase scheduled for the following day. Mentions that the project was funded through an NEH Common Heritage Grant and describes what participants can expect on Oct. 15th.
Link: http://www.kiiitv.com/news/local/familia-mi-comunidad-at-texas-am-university-kingsville/336009285

TAMUK Exhibit Features Family Photos of South Texans (Media Coverage)
Author(s): K-III staff
Publication: KIII-TV News (ABC TV Affiliate)
Date: 4/10/2017
Abstract: Brief soundbites from Exhibit Curator Ralph Cuevas discussing the exhibit.
Link: http://www.kiiitv.com/news/local/tamuk-exhibit-features-family-photos-of-south-texans/430223088

Siempre Familia: Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad (Media Coverage)
Author(s): K-III staff
Date: 10/12/2016
Abstract: Advertising for the Documentation phase (Phase 2) of the Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad project was broadcast on ABC TV affiliate KIII_TV Corpus Christi 10/ 12/ 16- 10/ 15/ 16. The promotion was featured under KII-TV's "Siempre Familia" heading.

Mi Familia, Mi Comunidad Exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Barbi Leo
Date: 4/10/2017
Abstract: Mi Familia - Mi Comunidad Exhibit Curator Ralph Cuevas discusses the exhibit with Domingo LIve! host Barbi Leo on KIII-TV, the ABC TV affiliate in Corpus Christi, Texas. Domingo Live! is a weekend program aimed at Hispanic South Texans. Cuevas discussed all three phases of the exhibit and promoted the upcoming exhibit and the exhibit reception. Cuevas also stressed the importance of Hispanic South Texans preserving their family histories.
Link: http://www.kiiitv.com/entertainment/television/programming/domingo-live/mi-familia-mi-comunidad-exhibit/430100235


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