The kids crew talk with New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham about what her job entails, how to lead during a pandemic, and how governors can help solve the climate crisis.

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New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham at event showcasing the state’s new universal pre-school program.



Lily Haussamen, a 10 year old from Las Cruces, New Mexico has a message for all the adults listening to The Children’s Hour about the planet she is inheriting.

Then we hear from the Yale Climate Connections about how some South African homes are getting electricity thanks to solar panels and batteries.



Photo Credit: !Kheis Municipality


Mixed with excellent music, join us for an hour of educational entertainment for the whole family.

Playlist: Governing A State

Back To New MexicoBill TinkerThe Songs of New Mexico03:141974 Tinker
Cheap and SunnyFast Heart MartCheap and Sunny02:24 2008 Mutant Mariachi Records
On The Banks Of The Rio GrandeJoe WestIf The World Was Upside Down03:392008 Joe West
New Mexico (Album Version)Jack NitzscheThree Piece Suite: The Reprise Recordings 1971-197301:00 2005 Reprise Records. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.
Pachamama (feat. Wendy Sulca) [English-Quechua Version]Flor BromleyPachamama03:08 2021 8 POUND GORILLA RECORDS
Chile VerdeBayou SecoUse It Again!03:002004 - Ken Keppeler and Jeanie McLerie
Baghdad, New MexicoRahim AlhajBaghdad, New Mexico01:15 2007 Rahim Alhaj
Now Is the MomentAlison Faith LevyYou Are Magic03:43 2021 Alison Faith Levy
Slow DialBlue Dot SessionsCauldron01:40 2018 Blue Dot Sessions
Invisible (Acoustic)Father Goose MusicInvisible03:09 2021 Carol Rhoden
Today I Am The SunKath Bee, Doug StenhouseChildren: Our Voices Intertwined03:532021 Kath Bee
Albuquerque Waterbird YodelWagogoBrave Spirit02:23 2005 Armando Ortega