Monserrat Apud de la Fuente Mon-seh-rat Ah-pud deh lah Fu- en- teh
News Visual Journalist, Phoenix
Monse Apud expects to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Apud, who has interned as a photojournalist at The Arizona Republic and Phoenix Magazine, also was an international radio correspondent for La Cadena Raza. She is working for the Phoenix news bureau and Cronkite Noticias.
PHOENIX – Spaces of Opportunity – a partnership that includes Unlimited Potential, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Roosevelt Elementary School District – consists of small family gardens and a 10-acre incubator farm, as well as a farmers market. Its mission is to provide all south Phoenix families access to healthful, affordable food, promote active living and create strong bonds to individual cultures.
PHOENIX – Dozens of Arizona artists are expanding their creative horizons, thanks to 30 $5,000 research and development grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. The grants were for artists at any stage of their careers to help them experiment with techniques, create new works and more.
PHOENIX – Many travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were relieved to fly without masks after a federal judge halted a mandate that has been in effect and extended several times since January 2021.
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Fair, which runs through Sunday at the Arizona Exposition and State Fairgrounds, features a carnival, food and craft vendors, livestock events, music and live entertainment.
KINGMAN – Residents in lower Mohave County who attribute their illnesses to the nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site continue to be left out of RECA compensation. New legislation is being introduced to include them in the compensation.
PHOENIX – Sasha Martínez, jueza y árbitra internacional de la ISU (Unión Internacional de Patinaje Sobre Hielo) es la primera jueza internacional de patinaje artístico sobre hielo Mexicana en el panel Olímpico.
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Point-in-Time Homeless Count is back after last year’s was canceled because of COVID-19. The count, conducted nationwide, aims to gauge the extent of homelessness across the country.