Arizona Illustrated - November 26, 2012


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>>> GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO "ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED" FOR MONDAY
"ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED" FOR MONDAY 26th OF 2012.
26th OF 2012. I'M TONY PANTIAGUA.
I'M TONY PANTIAGUA. ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE
ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL WILL BE FACING
NATION'S CAPITAL WILL BE FACING MANY MAJOR ISSUES.
MANY MAJOR ISSUES. ONE OF THEM IS LIKELY TO BE
ONE OF THEM IS LIKELY TO BE ADDRESSED IS FAMILIAR TO MANY
ADDRESSED IS FAMILIAR TO MANY RESIDENTS IN ARIZONA.
RESIDENTS IN ARIZONA. HOW TO TACKLE THE MOUNTING
HOW TO TACKLE THE MOUNTING CONCERNS OVER ILLEGAL
CONCERNS OVER ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION.
IMMIGRATION. NEXT WE LEARN MORE ABOUT THE
NEXT WE LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TOPIC FROM AN EXPERT IN TUCSON.
TOPIC FROM AN EXPERT IN TUCSON. >> LYNN MARCUS OF THE UNIVERSITY
>> LYNN MARCUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF LAW,
OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF LAW, THANKS FOR BEING HERE.
THANKS FOR BEING HERE. >> THANKS FOR HAVING ME.
>> THANKS FOR HAVING ME. >> POLICY AND LAW IS VERY
>> POLICY AND LAW IS VERY COMPLEX.
COMPLEX. THE IDEA OF IMMIGRATION REFORM
THE IDEA OF IMMIGRATION REFORM IS COMPLEX, BUT YOU TOLD ME IT
IS COMPLEX, BUT YOU TOLD ME IT BREAKS DOWN INTO THREE BASIC
BREAKS DOWN INTO THREE BASIC PARTS.
PARTS. WOULD YOU DETAIL THOSE?
WOULD YOU DETAIL THOSE? >> PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TALKING FOR
>> PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TALKING FOR YEARS ABOUT TRYING TO GET
YEARS ABOUT TRYING TO GET THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE
THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM.
IMMIGRATION REFORM. WHAT THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT IS
WHAT THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT IS MODIFYING THE SYSTEM FOR LEGAL
MODIFYING THE SYSTEM FOR LEGAL IMMIGRATION OF OVER 1.2 MILLION
IMMIGRATION OF OVER 1.2 MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR, ABOUT CHANGES TO
PEOPLE A YEAR, ABOUT CHANGES TO THE SECURITY AND ENFORCEMENT
THE SECURITY AND ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS, AND SOMETHING TO BE
PROVISIONS, AND SOMETHING TO BE DONE ABOUT THE 11 TO 12 MILLION
DONE ABOUT THE 11 TO 12 MILLION ESTIMATED UNDOCUMENTED PEOPLE IN
ESTIMATED UNDOCUMENTED PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY.
THE COUNTRY. >> LET'S TALK ABOUT THE LEGAL
>> LET'S TALK ABOUT THE LEGAL PATH TO IMMIGRATION TO THE
PATH TO IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES FIRST.
UNITED STATES FIRST. WHAT ARE THE ISSUES THERE?
WHAT ARE THE ISSUES THERE? >> MOST PEOPLE COME IN THROUGH
>> MOST PEOPLE COME IN THROUGH FAMILY IMMIGRATIONS, THERE ARE
FAMILY IMMIGRATIONS, THERE ARE ALSO EMPLOYMENT.
ALSO EMPLOYMENT. THESE ARE FOR PEOPLE WITH
THESE ARE FOR PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED DEGREES OR SKILLS.
ADVANCED DEGREES OR SKILLS. THE AREA OF FAMILY, THERE ARE
THE AREA OF FAMILY, THERE ARE CAPS IN BOTH THESE AREAS, THERE
CAPS IN BOTH THESE AREAS, THERE ARE CAPS ON THE NUMBERS OF
ARE CAPS ON THE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE COMING IN, AND MANY SAY
PEOPLE COMING IN, AND MANY SAY THOSE CAPS NEED TO BE RAISED SO
THOSE CAPS NEED TO BE RAISED SO THAT FAMILIES DON'T HAVE TO
THAT FAMILIES DON'T HAVE TO SPEND -- FATHERS DON'T HAVE TO
SPEND -- FATHERS DON'T HAVE TO SPEND TIME APART FROM THEIR
SPEND TIME APART FROM THEIR CHILDREN AND HUSBANDS FROM THEIR
CHILDREN AND HUSBANDS FROM THEIR WIVES AS THEY DO NOW.
WIVES AS THEY DO NOW. >> AND THOSE CAPS ARE SET IN
>> AND THOSE CAPS ARE SET IN PLACE BY VARIOUS LAWS THAT HAVE
PLACE BY VARIOUS LAWS THAT HAVE BEEN PASSED OVER THE YEARS,
BEEN PASSED OVER THE YEARS, CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE, AND
CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE, AND THEY ARE THE POLITICAL REALITY,
THEY ARE THE POLITICAL REALITY, BUT IN TERMS OF ECONOMICS, THERE
BUT IN TERMS OF ECONOMICS, THERE ARE THOSE WHO SAY THEY NEED TO
ARE THOSE WHO SAY THEY NEED TO BE RAISED.
BE RAISED. NOT ONLY TO GET FAMILIES
NOT ONLY TO GET FAMILIES TOGETHER BUT BECAUSE WE NEED
TOGETHER BUT BECAUSE WE NEED MORE WORKERS?
MORE WORKERS? >> IT'S THE SOCIAL REALITY AND
>> IT'S THE SOCIAL REALITY AND THE ECONOMIC REALITY.
THE ECONOMIC REALITY. RIGHT NOW THE LAWS ARE SO OUT OF
RIGHT NOW THE LAWS ARE SO OUT OF WHACK.
WHACK. SO FAR OUT OF WHACK WITH BOTH OF
SO FAR OUT OF WHACK WITH BOTH OF THOSE REALITIES THAT THE SYSTEM
THOSE REALITIES THAT THE SYSTEM DOESN'T WORK.
DOESN'T WORK. >> LET'S TALK ABOUT THE
>> LET'S TALK ABOUT THE ENFORCEMENT PROVISION AND THE
ENFORCEMENT PROVISION AND THE SECURITY PROVISIONS IN THE LAW
SECURITY PROVISIONS IN THE LAW NOW.
NOW. THERE'S A COMPONENT OF THE
THERE'S A COMPONENT OF THE POLITICAL DISCUSSION THAT SAYS,
POLITICAL DISCUSSION THAT SAYS, LET'S SECURE OUR BORDERS FIRST
LET'S SECURE OUR BORDERS FIRST BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT OTHER
BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT OTHER REFORMS.
REFORMS. WHAT REALLY NEEDS TO BE DONE
WHAT REALLY NEEDS TO BE DONE THERE.
THERE. >> BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ALREADY
>> BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ALREADY SPENT TRYING TO SECURE THE
SPENT TRYING TO SECURE THE BORDER.
BORDER. AND I DON'T KNOW THAT IT'S EVER
AND I DON'T KNOW THAT IT'S EVER GOING TO BE SECURE ENOUGH TO
GOING TO BE SECURE ENOUGH TO SATISFY SOME PEOPLE SO THAT WHEN
SATISFY SOME PEOPLE SO THAT WHEN PEOPLE SAY SECURE THE BORDER
PEOPLE SAY SECURE THE BORDER FIRST, TO A LOT OF PEOPLE,
FIRST, TO A LOT OF PEOPLE, MYSELF INCLUDED THAT'S CODE FOR
MYSELF INCLUDED THAT'S CODE FOR LET'S NOT DO IMMIGRATION REFORM.
LET'S NOT DO IMMIGRATION REFORM. THE ONLY WAY TO REFORM THE
THE ONLY WAY TO REFORM THE SYSTEM IS TO WORK ON ALL OF
SYSTEM IS TO WORK ON ALL OF THESE ASPECTS AT THE SAME TIME.
THESE ASPECTS AT THE SAME TIME. >> THAT'S WHAT WE'RE EXPECTING
>> THAT'S WHAT WE'RE EXPECTING WILL HAPPEN WITH THE IMPETUS
WILL HAPPEN WITH THE IMPETUS FROM THE ELECTION.
FROM THE ELECTION. >> THAT'S WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN.
>> THAT'S WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN. WE'VE BEEN HERE BEFORE.
WE'VE BEEN HERE BEFORE. >> THE THIRD ASPECT THAT YOU
>> THE THIRD ASPECT THAT YOU MENTIONED IS WHAT TO DO ABOUT 11
MENTIONED IS WHAT TO DO ABOUT 11 MILLION TO 12 MILLION ESTIMATED
MILLION TO 12 MILLION ESTIMATED PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY NOW
PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY NOW ILLEGALLY.
ILLEGALLY. WHAT ARE THE ISSUES THERE.
WHAT ARE THE ISSUES THERE. >> WELL, SOME PEOPLE FEEL THAT
>> WELL, SOME PEOPLE FEEL THAT THE PEOPLE WHO DON'T WANT TO
THE PEOPLE WHO DON'T WANT TO GRANT STATUS TO THE 11 MILLION
GRANT STATUS TO THE 11 MILLION TO 12 MILLION PEOPLE, TALK ABOUT
TO 12 MILLION PEOPLE, TALK ABOUT REWARDING LAW BREAKERS AND THEY
REWARDING LAW BREAKERS AND THEY USE THE WORD AMNESTY.
USE THE WORD AMNESTY. PEOPLE WHO ADVOCATE BRINGING
PEOPLE WHO ADVOCATE BRINGING THESE PEOPLE OUT OF THE SHADOWS
THESE PEOPLE OUT OF THE SHADOWS AND HAVING THEM REGISTERED AND
AND HAVING THEM REGISTERED AND KNOWING WHO THEY ARE AND
KNOWING WHO THEY ARE AND ALLOWING THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN
ALLOWING THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY SAY THAT -- CALL THAT A
SOCIETY SAY THAT -- CALL THAT A PATH TO LEGALIZATION.
PATH TO LEGALIZATION. SO THERE ARE A NUMBER OF STEPS
SO THERE ARE A NUMBER OF STEPS THAT CAN BE SET UP THAT PEOPLE
THAT CAN BE SET UP THAT PEOPLE HAVE TO PASS, OF COURSE, THEY
HAVE TO PASS, OF COURSE, THEY HAVE TO SHOW THAT THEY HAVEN'T
HAVE TO SHOW THAT THEY HAVEN'T COMMITTED CRIMES THAT WOULD BAR
COMMITTED CRIMES THAT WOULD BAR THEM, BUT THEY MAY HAVE TO PASS
THEM, BUT THEY MAY HAVE TO PASS CIVICS TESTS OR TESTS TO SHOW
CIVICS TESTS OR TESTS TO SHOW THAT THEY CAN SPEAK ENGLISH.
THAT THEY CAN SPEAK ENGLISH. THERE ARE VARIOUS NUMBERS OF
THERE ARE VARIOUS NUMBERS OF STEPS THEY MAY HAVE TO TAKE.
STEPS THEY MAY HAVE TO TAKE. >> SOME PEOPLE SAY THESE PEOPLE
>> SOME PEOPLE SAY THESE PEOPLE NEED TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY AND GO
NEED TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY AND GO TO THE BACK OF THE LINE.
TO THE BACK OF THE LINE. THAT'S NOT REALISTIC.
THAT'S NOT REALISTIC. SOMETHING LIKE THAT WAS TRIED IN
SOMETHING LIKE THAT WAS TRIED IN 1996 AND IT DIDN'T WORK.
1996 AND IT DIDN'T WORK. >> NOW, A PORTION OF THE PEOPLE
>> NOW, A PORTION OF THE PEOPLE HERE ILLEGALLY ARE WHAT SOME
HERE ILLEGALLY ARE WHAT SOME REFER TO AS THE DREAMERS, PEOPLE
REFER TO AS THE DREAMERS, PEOPLE WHO CAME HERE AS CHILDREN,
WHO CAME HERE AS CHILDREN, BROUGHT HERE BY THEIR PARENTS
BROUGHT HERE BY THEIR PARENTS ILLEGALLY, THEY STAYED.
ILLEGALLY, THEY STAYED. THEY NOW HAVE A NEW STATUS
THEY NOW HAVE A NEW STATUS TEMPORARILY WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA
TEMPORARILY WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA ISSUING THEM AN ORDER FOR
ISSUING THEM AN ORDER FOR TEMPORARY LEGALITY.
TEMPORARY LEGALITY. >> THE DREAM ACT IN ITS TRUE
>> THE DREAM ACT IN ITS TRUE FORM WOULD ALLOW THE YOUNG
FORM WOULD ALLOW THE YOUNG PEOPLE TO OBTAIN STATUS, EITHER
PEOPLE TO OBTAIN STATUS, EITHER BY COMPLETING COLLEGE OR GOING
BY COMPLETING COLLEGE OR GOING INTO THE MILITARY OR SOMETHING
INTO THE MILITARY OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.
LIKE THAT. BUT ALL PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS DONE
BUT ALL PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS DONE WITH HIS ADMINISTRATION IS TO
WITH HIS ADMINISTRATION IS TO HALT THE DEPORTATIONS OF THESE
HALT THE DEPORTATIONS OF THESE PEOPLE.
PEOPLE. IN TWO-YEAR INCREMENTS.
IN TWO-YEAR INCREMENTS. SO THERE'S NO ACTUAL LEGAL
SO THERE'S NO ACTUAL LEGAL STATUS.
STATUS. THEY JUST HAVE A PROTECTION FROM
THEY JUST HAVE A PROTECTION FROM DEPORTATION.
DEPORTATION. AND THEY CAN GET WORK
AND THEY CAN GET WORK AUTHORIZATION.
AUTHORIZATION. SO THAT'S -- THAT HASN'T BEEN
SO THAT'S -- THAT HASN'T BEEN FIXED.
FIXED. THAT'S NO KIND OF A PERMANENT
THAT'S NO KIND OF A PERMANENT SOLUTION.
SOLUTION. IT'S JUST SORT OF A TEMPORARY
IT'S JUST SORT OF A TEMPORARY THING WAITING FOR CONGRESS TO
THING WAITING FOR CONGRESS TO GET ITS ACT TOGETHER.
GET ITS ACT TOGETHER. >> THAT FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE
>> THAT FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE WOULD BE AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT
WOULD BE AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION
OF COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM?
REFORM? >> ABSOLUTELY.
>> ABSOLUTELY. AND I THINK THAT SHOULD BE THE
AND I THINK THAT SHOULD BE THE EASIEST ONE TO GET THROUGH.
EASIEST ONE TO GET THROUGH. BUT AGAIN, THERE'S A WHOLE
BUT AGAIN, THERE'S A WHOLE ARCHITECTURE THAT NEEDS TO BE
ARCHITECTURE THAT NEEDS TO BE WORKED ON.
WORKED ON. >> AND THEN THERE'S ONE OTHER
>> AND THEN THERE'S ONE OTHER ISSUE INVOLVED AND IT COMES FROM
ISSUE INVOLVED AND IT COMES FROM THE '96 LAW.
THE '96 LAW. THAT'S WHAT YOU'VE CALLED IN
THAT'S WHAT YOU'VE CALLED IN PREINTERVIEW WITH ME, HIDDEN
PREINTERVIEW WITH ME, HIDDEN AMNESTY.
AMNESTY. TALK ABOUT THAT A LITTLE BIT.
TALK ABOUT THAT A LITTLE BIT. >> THERE'S A PROVISION THAT'S
>> THERE'S A PROVISION THAT'S NOT MUCH DISCUSSED CALLED
NOT MUCH DISCUSSED CALLED REGISTRY.
REGISTRY. AND IF YOU'VE BEEN HERE SINCE
AND IF YOU'VE BEEN HERE SINCE JANUARY 1st OF 1972, CAN YOU
JANUARY 1st OF 1972, CAN YOU COME FORWARD AND GET A GREEN
COME FORWARD AND GET A GREEN CARD.
CARD. WE DON'T SEE ANYBODY LIKE THAT
WE DON'T SEE ANYBODY LIKE THAT NOW.
NOW. THAT DATE HAS NOT MOVED FOR
THAT DATE HAS NOT MOVED FOR DECADES, IT WAS -- THE FIRST
DECADES, IT WAS -- THE FIRST REGISTRY WAS STARTED MANY
REGISTRY WAS STARTED MANY DECADES AGO.
DECADES AGO. BUT I COULD SEE THAT AS A
BUT I COULD SEE THAT AS A RELEASE VALVE, AND I WOULD SAY
RELEASE VALVE, AND I WOULD SAY THAT THE REGISTRY DATE AT A
THAT THE REGISTRY DATE AT A MINIMUM NEEDS TO BE UPDATED EVEN
MINIMUM NEEDS TO BE UPDATED EVEN IF WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE
IF WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE WHO CAME IN TEN YEARS AGO, SO
WHO CAME IN TEN YEARS AGO, SO PEOPLE DON'T SPEND DECADES
PEOPLE DON'T SPEND DECADES LIVING IN THE SHADOWS.
LIVING IN THE SHADOWS. >> IN 30 SECONDS TIME, WHICH IS
>> IN 30 SECONDS TIME, WHICH IS WHAT WE HAVE LEFT.
WHAT WE HAVE LEFT. YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT THE
YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PROSPECTS FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM
PROSPECTS FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM IN A COMPREHENSIVE SENSE?
IN A COMPREHENSIVE SENSE? >> I HOPE THAT THERE'S A
>> I HOPE THAT THERE'S A REASONABLE PROSPECT.
REASONABLE PROSPECT. I THINK THERE'S A LOT OF
I THINK THERE'S A LOT OF REASONS.
REASONS. THERE IS REASON FOR HOPE, BUT
THERE IS REASON FOR HOPE, BUT I'M GUARDEDLY OPTIMISTIC,
I'M GUARDEDLY OPTIMISTIC, BECAUSE AS I SAID BEFORE, WE
BECAUSE AS I SAID BEFORE, WE HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE.
HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE. >> LYNN MARCUS, CODIRECTOR OF
>> LYNN MARCUS, CODIRECTOR OF THE IMMIGRATION LAW CENTER AT
THE IMMIGRATION LAW CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF LAW.
COLLEGE OF LAW. THANKS FOR SPEAKING WITH ME.
THANKS FOR SPEAKING WITH ME. >> THANK YOU.
>>> MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED BY THE
EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED BY THE LOOMING CHANGES STEMMING FROM
LOOMING CHANGES STEMMING FROM THE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT
THE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS OBAMA
COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS OBAMA CARE.
CARE. TONIGHT WE'LL TELL ABOUT YOU A
TONIGHT WE'LL TELL ABOUT YOU A GROUP THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDING
GROUP THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDING HEALTH SERVICES TO THE AREA.
HEALTH SERVICES TO THE AREA. >> THE HEALTH CARE AGENCY HAS
>> THE HEALTH CARE AGENCY HAS GROWN EXPONENTIAL WHEN I EVER
GROWN EXPONENTIAL WHEN I EVER SINCE.
SINCE. I'VE BEEN HERE FOR 19 YEARS NOW,
I'VE BEEN HERE FOR 19 YEARS NOW, IN THIS POSITION.
IN THIS POSITION. I'VE SEEN A LOT OF GROWTH IN
I'VE SEEN A LOT OF GROWTH IN REGARD REGARDS TO OUR COMMUNITY
REGARD REGARDS TO OUR COMMUNITY AND ORGANIZATION.
AND ORGANIZATION. >> CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, HE
>> CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, HE SAYS HIS AGENCY PROVIDES MORE
SAYS HIS AGENCY PROVIDES MORE THAN 300,000 MEDICAL VISITS
THAN 300,000 MEDICAL VISITS ANNUALLY, AND STRIVE TO OFFER
ANNUALLY, AND STRIVE TO OFFER ACCESSIBLE HEALTH CARE TO
ACCESSIBLE HEALTH CARE TO UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS.
UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS. >> 80% OF THE POPULATION THAT WE
>> 80% OF THE POPULATION THAT WE SERVE ARE AT FEDERAL POVERTY
SERVE ARE AT FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL OR BELOW, WHICH AS YOU CAN
LEVEL OR BELOW, WHICH AS YOU CAN IMAGINE IS PRETTY SIGNIFICANT IN
IMAGINE IS PRETTY SIGNIFICANT IN TERMS OF TRYING TO PROVIDE
TERMS OF TRYING TO PROVIDE ACCESS AND SERVICES.
ACCESS AND SERVICES. ABOUT 50% OF OUR POPULATION IS
ABOUT 50% OF OUR POPULATION IS MEDICAID.
MEDICAID. AND THEN ABOUT 30%, ALMOST 30%
AND THEN ABOUT 30%, ALMOST 30% IS UNINSURED.
IS UNINSURED. INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NO MONEY,
INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NO MONEY, AND WE PROVIDE SERVICE TO THEM
AND WE PROVIDE SERVICE TO THEM ON A SLIDING FEE SCALE.
ON A SLIDING FEE SCALE. >> EL RIO HAS BEEN APPROVED AS
>> EL RIO HAS BEEN APPROVED AS AN ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION
AN ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION BY THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND
BY THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES WHICH IS PART
MEDICAID SERVICES WHICH IS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
HUMAN SERVICES. PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS OF
PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS OF SERVICES WORK TOGETHER UNDER THE
SERVICES WORK TOGETHER UNDER THE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT.
AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT. >> WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN WITH
>> WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN WITH ALL OF THE ACCOUNTABLE CARE
ALL OF THE ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS.
ORGANIZATIONS. YOU KNOW, WE ARE ONE OF 27
YOU KNOW, WE ARE ONE OF 27 ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN
ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY CMS TO PARTICIPATE
APPROVED BY CMS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ACO.
IN AN ACO. AND WE'RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT
AND WE'RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THAT.
THAT. BECAUSE I REALLY THINK WHAT
BECAUSE I REALLY THINK WHAT THAT'S GOING TO DO AS HAS BEEN
THAT'S GOING TO DO AS HAS BEEN OUTLINED, IS THAT ONE, IT'S
OUTLINED, IS THAT ONE, IT'S REALLY GOING TO PUT AT THE
REALLY GOING TO PUT AT THE FOREFRONT PATIENT SATISFACTION.
FOREFRONT PATIENT SATISFACTION. WE NEED TO BE ACCOUNTABLE TOWARD
WE NEED TO BE ACCOUNTABLE TOWARD PATIENTS AND HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT
PATIENTS AND HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT THE HEALTH CARE THAT THEY
THE HEALTH CARE THAT THEY RECEIVED.
RECEIVED. THAT'S A COMPLETELY NEW,
THAT'S A COMPLETELY NEW, DIFFERENT TYPE OF DIRECTION.
DIFFERENT TYPE OF DIRECTION. >> DR. MARTINEZ EXPLAINS THAT
>> DR. MARTINEZ EXPLAINS THAT THE GOAL OF AN ACO IS TO ENSURE
THE GOAL OF AN ACO IS TO ENSURE THAT PATIENTS GET THE RIGHT CARE
THAT PATIENTS GET THE RIGHT CARE AT THE RIGHT TIME.
AT THE RIGHT TIME. WHILE AVOIDING UNNECESSARY
WHILE AVOIDING UNNECESSARY DUPLICATION OF SERVICES AND
DUPLICATION OF SERVICES AND ERRORS.
ERRORS. >> RIGHT NOW, ON A FEE FOR
>> RIGHT NOW, ON A FEE FOR SERVICE TYPE OF ARRANGEMENT.
SERVICE TYPE OF ARRANGEMENT. WE GET PAID FOR SEEING PATIENTS.
WE GET PAID FOR SEEING PATIENTS. WE DON'T NECESSARILY GET PAID
WE DON'T NECESSARILY GET PAID FOR PROVIDING THE BEST CARE.
FOR PROVIDING THE BEST CARE. AND GETTING THE BEST OUTSIDE.
AND GETTING THE BEST OUTSIDE. AND NOW WITH ELECTRONIC RECORDS
AND NOW WITH ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND ALL OF THE MOVEMENT OF
AND ALL OF THE MOVEMENT OF LOOKING AT, HOW ARE WE TAKING
LOOKING AT, HOW ARE WE TAKING CARE OF POPULATIONS, NOT JUST
CARE OF POPULATIONS, NOT JUST THE INDIVIDUAL.
THE INDIVIDUAL. THEN WE'RE GOING TO GET
THEN WE'RE GOING TO GET REIMBURSED ON HOW WELL WE DO
REIMBURSED ON HOW WELL WE DO WITH OUR PATIENTS AS A WHOLE.
WITH OUR PATIENTS AS A WHOLE. >> THE CHANGES THAT ARE DEMANDED
>> THE CHANGES THAT ARE DEMANDED BY THE ACO STRUCTURE WILL HELP
BY THE ACO STRUCTURE WILL HELP BOTH IN DELIVERING HIGH QUALITY
BOTH IN DELIVERING HIGH QUALITY CARE AND SPENDING HEALTH CARE
CARE AND SPENDING HEALTH CARE DOLLARS MORE WISELY.
DOLLARS MORE WISELY. >> THAT'S GOING TO BE EXCITING.
>> THAT'S GOING TO BE EXCITING. >> THAT MEANS DEVELOPMENT OF NEW
>> THAT MEANS DEVELOPMENT OF NEW SYSTEMS, NEW TYPES OF WORK
SYSTEMS, NEW TYPES OF WORK FLOWS.
FLOWS. NEW TYPE OF STAFFING.
NEW TYPE OF STAFFING. WE'RE LOOKING AT STAFFING AT
WE'RE LOOKING AT STAFFING AT THIS POINT IN TIME THAT IS
THIS POINT IN TIME THAT IS UNCONVENTIONAL.
UNCONVENTIONAL. HOW DO WE DESIGN SYSTEMS TO
HOW DO WE DESIGN SYSTEMS TO TRULY GET PATIENTS THE TYPE OF
TRULY GET PATIENTS THE TYPE OF CARE THAT THEY NEED.
CARE THAT THEY NEED. AND GET THE OUTCOME THAT IS
AND GET THE OUTCOME THAT IS REALLY THE BEST FOR THEM.
REALLY THE BEST FOR THEM. >> MARTINEZ SAYS EL RIO IS THE
>> MARTINEZ SAYS EL RIO IS THE LARGEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
LARGEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER IN THE STATE OF ARIZONA, AND
IN THE STATE OF ARIZONA, AND PROVIDES MEDICAL SERVICES FOR
PROVIDES MEDICAL SERVICES FOR ABOUT ONE OUT OF EVERY 12
ABOUT ONE OUT OF EVERY 12 RESIDENTS IN TUCSON.
RESIDENTS IN TUCSON. ALTHOUGH THE AGENCY IS COMMITTED
ALTHOUGH THE AGENCY IS COMMITTED TO THE ACO STRUCTURE, THE CHANGE
TO THE ACO STRUCTURE, THE CHANGE WILL NOT COME WITHOUT SOME
WILL NOT COME WITHOUT SOME SACRIFICE.
SACRIFICE. >> THERE ARE SPECIALISTS
>> THERE ARE SPECIALISTS INVOLVED IN THIS WHO KNOW, WHO
INVOLVED IN THIS WHO KNOW, WHO ANTICIPATE THAT THEY'RE NOT
ANTICIPATE THAT THEY'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AS MUCH MONEY IN
GOING TO MAKE AS MUCH MONEY IN THE FUTURE AS THEY'RE MAKING
THE FUTURE AS THEY'RE MAKING NOW, OKAY?
NOW, OKAY? THIS NEW PAYMENT STRUCTURE IS
THIS NEW PAYMENT STRUCTURE IS GOING TO CHANGE THINGS FOR THEM.
GOING TO CHANGE THINGS FOR THEM. BUT YET THEY KNOW IT'S THE RIGHT
BUT YET THEY KNOW IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO.
THING TO DO. THEY'RE LOOKING OUT FOR WHAT'S
THEY'RE LOOKING OUT FOR WHAT'S THE BEST THING FOR THE COMMUNITY
THE BEST THING FOR THE COMMUNITY AND FOR THE NATION.
AND FOR THE NATION. TO BE ABLE TO IMPROVE PATIENT
TO BE ABLE TO IMPROVE PATIENT SATISFACTION, TO BE ABLE TO HAVE
SATISFACTION, TO BE ABLE TO HAVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS AND
BETTER OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS AND TO BE ABLE TO ULTIMATELY REDUCE
TO BE ABLE TO ULTIMATELY REDUCE THE COST OF HEALTH CARE.
THE COST OF HEALTH CARE. >> YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION
>> YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION ON EL RIO ON OUR WEBSITE AT
ON EL RIO ON OUR WEBSITE AT AZPM.ORG.
AZPM.ORG. CAN YOU CHECK OUT AN EXTENDED
CAN YOU CHECK OUT AN EXTENDED VERSION OF OUR INTERVIEW WITH
VERSION OF OUR INTERVIEW WITH DR. MARTINEZ.
DR. MARTINEZ. >>> EARLIER THIS YEAR AN
>>> EARLIER THIS YEAR AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT THE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA RECEIVED A
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA RECEIVED A PRESTIGIOUS GRANT.
PRESTIGIOUS GRANT. IT IS A $350,000 AWARD OVER THE
IT IS A $350,000 AWARD OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS.
NEXT THREE YEARS. AND TONIGHT WE BRING YOU A
AND TONIGHT WE BRING YOU A RECENT INTERVIEW WITH ITS
RECENT INTERVIEW WITH ITS RECIPIENT.
RECIPIENT. DR. GALLICK, THANKS FOR BEING
DR. GALLICK, THANKS FOR BEING HERE.
HERE. >> THANKS FOR HAVING ME.
>> THANKS FOR HAVING ME. >> WHEN DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE
>> WHEN DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE ROBERT WOODS JOHNSON GRANT?
ROBERT WOODS JOHNSON GRANT? >> THERE'S ANOTHER FACULTY
>> THERE'S ANOTHER FACULTY SCHOLAR IN OUR UNIVERSITY.
SCHOLAR IN OUR UNIVERSITY. SPECIFICALLY THE COLLEGE OF
SPECIFICALLY THE COLLEGE OF NURSING.
NURSING. DR. RUTH TAYLOR, AND THAT'S HOW
DR. RUTH TAYLOR, AND THAT'S HOW I BECAME AWARE OF THIS PROGRAM.
I BECAME AWARE OF THIS PROGRAM. >> WE HEARD ABOUT THE ROBERT
>> WE HEARD ABOUT THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, WHAT DO
WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, WHAT DO THEY DO ZM.
THEY DO ZM. >> THEY'RE THE LARGEST
>> THEY'RE THE LARGEST PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATION THAT
PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATION THAT DEALS WITH HEALTH CARE IN THE
DEALS WITH HEALTH CARE IN THE UNITED STATES.
UNITED STATES. AND THEIR GOAL IS TO IMPROVE
AND THEIR GOAL IS TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE OF
HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE OF AMERICANS.
AMERICANS. >> HOW COMPETITIVE WAS THIS
>> HOW COMPETITIVE WAS THIS GRANT OR THIS APPLICATION
GRANT OR THIS APPLICATION PROCESS?
PROCESS? >> EXTREMELY COMPETITIVE.
>> EXTREMELY COMPETITIVE. SO THERE ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO BE
SO THERE ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO BE ONE APPLICANT FROM EACH
ONE APPLICANT FROM EACH INDIVIDUAL COLLEGE OF NURSING OR
INDIVIDUAL COLLEGE OF NURSING OR SCHOOL OF NURSING THROUGHOUT THE
SCHOOL OF NURSING THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.
COUNTRY. THERE WERE ABOUT 57 APPLICANTS,
THERE WERE ABOUT 57 APPLICANTS, WE WERE WHITTLED DOWN TO ABOUT
WE WERE WHITTLED DOWN TO ABOUT 20 INTERVIEWS, AND THEN 12 OF US
20 INTERVIEWS, AND THEN 12 OF US WERE ACCEPTED.
WERE ACCEPTED. >> AND WHAT WAS THAT PROCESS
>> AND WHAT WAS THAT PROCESS LIKE FOR YOU?
LIKE FOR YOU? WHAT DID YOU HAVE TO DO
WHAT DID YOU HAVE TO DO SPECIFICALLY?
SPECIFICALLY? >> THE INTERVIEW WAS VERY
>> THE INTERVIEW WAS VERY STRESSFUL.
STRESSFUL. WE HAD TO MEET WITH THE NURSE
WE HAD TO MEET WITH THE NURSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE WHICH HAS
ADVISORY COMMITTEE WHICH HAS PEOPLE ON IT FROM -- THROUGHOUT
PEOPLE ON IT FROM -- THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.
THE COUNTRY. ONE PERSON IN PARTICULAR IS DR.
ONE PERSON IN PARTICULAR IS DR. PATRICIA GRADY, WHO'S THE
PATRICIA GRADY, WHO'S THE DIRECTOR OF NINR AT NIH, WHICH
DIRECTOR OF NINR AT NIH, WHICH IS THE NURSING RESEARCH PIECE OF
IS THE NURSING RESEARCH PIECE OF NIH.
NIH. >> THIS GRANT IS IT FOR
>> THIS GRANT IS IT FOR $350,000.
$350,000. WHAT HAPPENS NOW FROM HERE.
WHAT HAPPENS NOW FROM HERE. >> SO THE GRANT ITSELF, PART OF
>> SO THE GRANT ITSELF, PART OF THAT MONEY -- FIRST OF ALL, ALL
THAT MONEY -- FIRST OF ALL, ALL THE MONEY IS GIVEN OUT -- AWARDS
THE MONEY IS GIVEN OUT -- AWARDS OVER THREE YEARS, PART OF THE
OVER THREE YEARS, PART OF THE MONEY IS TO SUPPORT MY RESEARCH,
MONEY IS TO SUPPORT MY RESEARCH, IN THIS CASE I'M LOOKING AT
IN THIS CASE I'M LOOKING AT GENETICS INVOLVED IN
GENETICS INVOLVED IN SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE WHICH IS
SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE WHICH IS A TYPE OF STROKE.
A TYPE OF STROKE. AND THIS ALSO HELPS SUPPORT SOME
AND THIS ALSO HELPS SUPPORT SOME OF MY SALARY AND ALLOWS ME TO
OF MY SALARY AND ALLOWS ME TO HIRE PEOPLE TO HELP ME LOOK AT
HIRE PEOPLE TO HELP ME LOOK AT THIS DISEASE.
THIS DISEASE. >> AND WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO DO
>> AND WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO DO WITH THIS TYPE OF STROKE?
WITH THIS TYPE OF STROKE? WHAT KNOWLEDGE DO YOU HELP TO
WHAT KNOWLEDGE DO YOU HELP TO GAIN?
GAIN? AND HOW CAN THAT BE PUT TO USE
AND HOW CAN THAT BE PUT TO USE TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE IN THE
TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE IN THE FUTURE?
FUTURE? >> ONE OF THE THINGS WE'RE
>> ONE OF THE THINGS WE'RE CONCERNED WITH IS THE HEALTH
CONCERNED WITH IS THE HEALTH OUTCOMES OF PEOPLE AFTER THEY
OUTCOMES OF PEOPLE AFTER THEY HAVE A DISEASE.
HAVE A DISEASE. SO MY OVERALL GOAL IS TO IMPROVE
SO MY OVERALL GOAL IS TO IMPROVE THESE OUTCOMES, BECAUSE IT'S THE
THESE OUTCOMES, BECAUSE IT'S THE TYPE OF STROKE THESE PEOPLE TEND
TYPE OF STROKE THESE PEOPLE TEND TO HAVE SOME DEFICITS, THEY MAY
TO HAVE SOME DEFICITS, THEY MAY BE PHYSICAL DEFICITS OR
BE PHYSICAL DEFICITS OR COGNITIVE DEFICITS.
COGNITIVE DEFICITS. WHAT MY RESEARCH LOOKS AT DOING
WHAT MY RESEARCH LOOKS AT DOING IS TRYING TO PREVENT THESE
IS TRYING TO PREVENT THESE DEFICITS FROM OCCURRING BY
DEFICITS FROM OCCURRING BY LOOKING AT THE GENIC AND
LOOKING AT THE GENIC AND BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS THAT MAY
BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS THAT MAY CAUSE SECONDARY INJURY OR CAUSE
CAUSE SECONDARY INJURY OR CAUSE POOR OUTCOMES.
POOR OUTCOMES. >> YOU'RE TRYING TO LOOK AT WHAT
>> YOU'RE TRYING TO LOOK AT WHAT MAY BE CAUSES OR WHAT LEADS TO
MAY BE CAUSES OR WHAT LEADS TO THESE STROKES AND HOW TO DEAL
THESE STROKES AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM AFTERWARDS?
WITH THEM AFTERWARDS? >> MY RESEARCH ISN'T
>> MY RESEARCH ISN'T SPECIFICALLY LOOK AT THE CAUSE
SPECIFICALLY LOOK AT THE CAUSE OF THE STROKE.
OF THE STROKE. WE KNOW THERE ARE SOME
WE KNOW THERE ARE SOME UNDERLYING FACTORS TO HAVE THIS
UNDERLYING FACTORS TO HAVE THIS TYPE OF STROKE.
TYPE OF STROKE. ONE IS BEING A FEMALE IN THE AGE
ONE IS BEING A FEMALE IN THE AGE OF AROUND 55.
OF AROUND 55. THAT'S THE AVERAGE PERSON THAT
THAT'S THE AVERAGE PERSON THAT HAS THIS TYPE OF STROKE.
HAS THIS TYPE OF STROKE. IF YOU'RE A SMOKER, THAT'S A BAD
IF YOU'RE A SMOKER, THAT'S A BAD THING.
THING. IF YOU HAVE HIGH PRESSURE IT'S A
IF YOU HAVE HIGH PRESSURE IT'S A BAD THING.
BAD THING. I'M INTERESTED IN SECONDARY
I'M INTERESTED IN SECONDARY INJURY.
INJURY. IT'S A VERY COMPLEX OCCURRENCE.
IT'S A VERY COMPLEX OCCURRENCE. AND VERY DIFFICULT TO TREAT AND
AND VERY DIFFICULT TO TREAT AND PREVENT.
PREVENT. SO WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT IS
SO WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT IS DIFFERENT PATHWAYS THAT
DIFFERENT PATHWAYS THAT INFLUENCE THE CEREBRAL VASO
INFLUENCE THE CEREBRAL VASO SPASM.
SPASM. >> WE OFTEN HEAR ABOUT THE LACK
>> WE OFTEN HEAR ABOUT THE LACK OF NURSES IN THE COUNTRY.
OF NURSES IN THE COUNTRY. WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A NURSE?
NURSE? >> I THINK A LOT OF US THAT GO
>> I THINK A LOT OF US THAT GO INTO NURSING, THE MAIN THING
INTO NURSING, THE MAIN THING THAT WE SAY IS, WE'RE INTERESTED
THAT WE SAY IS, WE'RE INTERESTED IN HELPING PEOPLE.
IN HELPING PEOPLE. GOING BEYOND THAT HELPING
GOING BEYOND THAT HELPING PEOPLE, I WAS A RESEARCHER IN MY
PEOPLE, I WAS A RESEARCHER IN MY FIRST UNDERGRAD, WHICH WAS
FIRST UNDERGRAD, WHICH WAS PSYCHOLOGY.
PSYCHOLOGY. AND I WANTED TO GO ON TO BECOME
AND I WANTED TO GO ON TO BECOME A NURSE SCIENTIST.
A NURSE SCIENTIST. AND TO DO RESEARCH IN THE
AND TO DO RESEARCH IN THE MEDICAL FIELD.
MEDICAL FIELD. SPECIFICALLY LOOKING AT BRAIN
SPECIFICALLY LOOKING AT BRAIN INJURIES.
INJURIES. >> AND WHAT WOULD YOU
>> AND WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND -- YOU'RE COMBINING A
RECOMMEND -- YOU'RE COMBINING A LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS,
LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS, SCIENCE, RESEARCH, NURSING, WHY
SCIENCE, RESEARCH, NURSING, WHY WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS CAREER
WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS CAREER TO OTHER PEOPLE?
TO OTHER PEOPLE? >> IT'S JUST, YOU CAN DO
>> IT'S JUST, YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU WANT IN NURSING.
ANYTHING YOU WANT IN NURSING. THERE'S SO MANY AREAS, AND IF
THERE'S SO MANY AREAS, AND IF YOU AREN'T HAPPY WITH WHERE YOU
YOU AREN'T HAPPY WITH WHERE YOU START OUT IN NURSING, YOU CAN
START OUT IN NURSING, YOU CAN JUST CHANGE GORES AND GO INTO
JUST CHANGE GORES AND GO INTO DIFFERENT AREAS.
DIFFERENT AREAS. FOR INSTANCE, IF YOU AREN'T
FOR INSTANCE, IF YOU AREN'T HAPPY WORKING AS A NURSE IN A
HAPPY WORKING AS A NURSE IN A HOSPITAL, YOU COULD GO INTO
HOSPITAL, YOU COULD GO INTO INFRAMATICS.
INFRAMATICS. >> WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO -- WHEN
>> WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO -- WHEN DO YOU HOPE TO HAVE INFORMATION
DO YOU HOPE TO HAVE INFORMATION AS A RESULT OF YOUR RESEARCH AND
AS A RESULT OF YOUR RESEARCH AND THE FACT THAT THIS GRANT HAS
THE FACT THAT THIS GRANT HAS COME ALONG TO HELP YOU OUT?
COME ALONG TO HELP YOU OUT? >> I'M HOPING TO START HAVING --
>> I'M HOPING TO START HAVING -- COLLECTING THE DATA WITHIN THE
COLLECTING THE DATA WITHIN THE NEXT MONTH.
NEXT MONTH. AND PROBABLY START PRELIMINARY
AND PROBABLY START PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS WITHIN A YEAR.
ANALYSIS WITHIN A YEAR. BUT FINAL DATA WILL BE WITHIN
BUT FINAL DATA WILL BE WITHIN THREE YEARS.
THREE YEARS. >> CASE, WELL, DR. MATTHEW
>> CASE, WELL, DR. MATTHEW GALLIC, CONGRATULATIONS ON THE
GALLIC, CONGRATULATIONS ON THE GRANT AND GOOD LUCK.
GRANT AND GOOD LUCK. >> THANK YOU.
>> THANK YOU. >>> THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS
>>> THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS GUILD SERVES AS A PLATFORM FOR
GUILD SERVES AS A PLATFORM FOR LOCAL ARTISTS OF EVERY MEDIUM.
LOCAL ARTISTS OF EVERY MEDIUM. THEY'RE GETTING READY FOR AROUND
THEY'RE GETTING READY FOR AROUND EVENT WHERE VISITORS CAN BUY
EVENT WHERE VISITORS CAN BUY UNIQUE AND HAND CRAFTED GOODS.
UNIQUE AND HAND CRAFTED GOODS. >> JOINING ME IN STUDIO NOW FROM
>> JOINING ME IN STUDIO NOW FROM THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS GUILD
THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS GUILD IS MURIAL TIMMONS.
IS MURIAL TIMMONS. THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE TODAY.
THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE TODAY. >> THANK YOU.
>> THANK YOU. >> I'D LIKE TO START WITH YOU,
>> I'D LIKE TO START WITH YOU, IF YOU CAN TELL US ABOUT THE
IF YOU CAN TELL US ABOUT THE HISTORY OF SAG OR THE SOUTHERN
HISTORY OF SAG OR THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS GUILD.
ARIZONA ARTS GUILD. WHEN IT STARTED AND THE PURPOSE
WHEN IT STARTED AND THE PURPOSE BEHIND IT?
BEHIND IT? >> SAG WAS FOUNDED IN 2002.
>> SAG WAS FOUNDED IN 2002. ONE OF OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS IS
ONE OF OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS IS STILL WITH THE GROUP.
STILL WITH THE GROUP. WAS HERE IN TUCSON AND SHE'S THE
WAS HERE IN TUCSON AND SHE'S THE HEART AND SPIRIT OF THE GROUP.
HEART AND SPIRIT OF THE GROUP. THE SOUL PURPOSE IS TO SUPPORT
THE SOUL PURPOSE IS TO SUPPORT THE VISUAL ARTS.
THE VISUAL ARTS. WE HAVE -- WHAT WE TRY TO DO IS
WE HAVE -- WHAT WE TRY TO DO IS PROVIDE A MEANS FOR ARTISTS OF
PROVIDE A MEANS FOR ARTISTS OF ALL DIFFERENT LEVELS TO FURTHER
ALL DIFFERENT LEVELS TO FURTHER DEVELOP AND EXPAND THEIR TALENTS
DEVELOP AND EXPAND THEIR TALENTS AND TO GROW ARTISTICALLY, WE TRY
AND TO GROW ARTISTICALLY, WE TRY TO PROMOTE THEIR WORKS THROUGH
TO PROMOTE THEIR WORKS THROUGH SHOWS AND VARIOUS EXHIBITIONS.
SHOWS AND VARIOUS EXHIBITIONS. ONE OF WHICH IS THE EVENT WE'RE
ONE OF WHICH IS THE EVENT WE'RE HERE TODAY TO PROMOTE.
HERE TODAY TO PROMOTE. >> JEAN, WHILE WE'RE TALKING
>> JEAN, WHILE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE EVENT.
ABOUT THE EVENT. CAN YOU TELL OUR AUDIENCE A
CAN YOU TELL OUR AUDIENCE A LITTLE GENERAL INFORMATION, WHEN
LITTLE GENERAL INFORMATION, WHEN AND WHERE IT WILL TAKE PLACE?
AND WHERE IT WILL TAKE PLACE? >> WE MOVE AROUND EVERY YEAR.
>> WE MOVE AROUND EVERY YEAR. THEY WILL BE HELD AT CASA DOBE
THEY WILL BE HELD AT CASA DOBE PLAZA.
PLAZA. NORTHWEST CORNER.
NORTHWEST CORNER. IT RUNS FROM FRIDAY THE 30th OF
IT RUNS FROM FRIDAY THE 30th OF NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER 9th.
NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER 9th. AND WE HAVE --
AND WE HAVE -- >> WE BROUGHT SOME OF THE
>> WE BROUGHT SOME OF THE EXAMPLES OF SOME OF THE
EXAMPLES OF SOME OF THE DIFFERENT ARTS THAT WILL BE SOLD
DIFFERENT ARTS THAT WILL BE SOLD DURING THIS EVENT.
DURING THIS EVENT. WOULD YOU MIND SHOWING US A
WOULD YOU MIND SHOWING US A COUPLE OF THESE?
COUPLE OF THESE? >> HERE'S A PAINTING.
>> HERE'S A PAINTING. THAT WE WOULD BE SHOWING AT THE
THAT WE WOULD BE SHOWING AT THE SHOW.
SHOW. AND WE ALSO HAVE CERAMIC WORK,
AND WE ALSO HAVE CERAMIC WORK, WE HAVE WOODWORKING.
WE HAVE WOODWORKING. PAINTINGS OF VARIOUS MEDIA,
PAINTINGS OF VARIOUS MEDIA, VARIOUS SIZES, VARIOUS PRICES.
VARIOUS SIZES, VARIOUS PRICES. WE HAVE CARDS, PRINTS, A LOT OF
WE HAVE CARDS, PRINTS, A LOT OF THINGS.
THINGS. >> AND JEAN, WHEN WE WERE
>> AND JEAN, WHEN WE WERE TALKING EARLIER, I KNOW YOU SAID
TALKING EARLIER, I KNOW YOU SAID YOU HAVE OVER 150 MEMBERS AS
YOU HAVE OVER 150 MEMBERS AS PART OF SAAG.
PART OF SAAG. HOW MANY MEMBERS WILL BE
HOW MANY MEMBERS WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT?
PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT? >> 53 THIS YEAR, IT'S OUR
>> 53 THIS YEAR, IT'S OUR LARGEST.
LARGEST. >> CAN YOU TALK TO ME ABOUT --
>> CAN YOU TALK TO ME ABOUT -- YOU DID MENTION THERE'S A
YOU DID MENTION THERE'S A VARIETY OF PEOPLE THAT ARE SAAG
VARIETY OF PEOPLE THAT ARE SAAG MEMBERS.
MEMBERS. BUT GO AHEAD AND TELL OUR
BUT GO AHEAD AND TELL OUR AUDIENCE A LITTLE MORE DETAIL
AUDIENCE A LITTLE MORE DETAIL HOW THE MEMBERS OF SAAG KIND OF
HOW THE MEMBERS OF SAAG KIND OF VA
VA VARY.
VARY. >> WE HAVE A VARIETY.
>> WE HAVE A VARIETY. WE HAVE GOT AT LEAST ONE YOUNG
WE HAVE GOT AT LEAST ONE YOUNG STUDENT.
STUDENT. HE'S STILL I THINK IN -- I DON'T
HE'S STILL I THINK IN -- I DON'T KNOW, MAYBE HE'S IN HIGH SCHOOL
KNOW, MAYBE HE'S IN HIGH SCHOOL BY NOW, HE'S A YOUNG FELLOW.
BY NOW, HE'S A YOUNG FELLOW. WE JUST -- ACTUALLY, ANYONE WHO
WE JUST -- ACTUALLY, ANYONE WHO COMES KNOCKING ON THE DOOR WE'LL
COMES KNOCKING ON THE DOOR WE'LL LET THEM IN, WE DON'T MAKE YOU
LET THEM IN, WE DON'T MAKE YOU BELONG TO THE GROUP.
BELONG TO THE GROUP. YOU HAVE TO HAVE AN INTEREST AND
YOU HAVE TO HAVE AN INTEREST AND LOVE OF ART.
LOVE OF ART. WE HAVE FOLKS THAT HAVE DEGREES,
WE HAVE FOLKS THAT HAVE DEGREES, ART HISTORY.
ART HISTORY. WHO ARE TEACHING.
WHO ARE TEACHING. AND WE ALSO HAVE PROFESSIONAL
AND WE ALSO HAVE PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS WHO ARE OUT SELLING
ARTISTS WHO ARE OUT SELLING THEIR ARTWORK.
THEIR ARTWORK. >> AND THE GROUP MEETS ONCE A
>> AND THE GROUP MEETS ONCE A MONTH.
MONTH. CAN YOU TALK TO ME ABOUT SOME OF
CAN YOU TALK TO ME ABOUT SOME OF THE DIFFERENT EVENT THAT IS GO
THE DIFFERENT EVENT THAT IS GO ON DURING YOUR MEET SOMETHING.
ON DURING YOUR MEET SOMETHING. >> WE MEET ON THE FIRST SATURDAY
>> WE MEET ON THE FIRST SATURDAY EVERY MONTH.
EVERY MONTH. THAT'S ALSO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
THAT'S ALSO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. ANYONE AT ALL IS WELCOME TO
ANYONE AT ALL IS WELCOME TO COME.
COME. WE HAVE A BREAKFAST BUFFET,
WE HAVE A BREAKFAST BUFFET, WHICH IS BESIDE THE POINT, THE
WHICH IS BESIDE THE POINT, THE MAIN POINT IS THE ARTWORK.
MAIN POINT IS THE ARTWORK. WE HAVE QUARTERLY.
WE HAVE QUARTERLY. WE HAVE GOT A PROGRAM, AND THAT
WE HAVE GOT A PROGRAM, AND THAT COULD BE A PRESENTATION OF SOME
COULD BE A PRESENTATION OF SOME SORT ON OUR TECHNIQUE OR ART
SORT ON OUR TECHNIQUE OR ART HISTORY.
HISTORY. BUT WE ALSO HAVE A QUARTERLY
BUT WE ALSO HAVE A QUARTERLY CRITIQUE.
CRITIQUE. ALL OF OUR MEMBERS CAN BRING IN
ALL OF OUR MEMBERS CAN BRING IN A PIECE OF ARTWORK.
A PIECE OF ARTWORK. AND WE ALSO HAVE AN ARTIST OF
AND WE ALSO HAVE AN ARTIST OF THE MONTH CONTEST.
THE MONTH CONTEST. WE'RE PEOPLE WHO ARE EMERGING
WE'RE PEOPLE WHO ARE EMERGING ARTISTS, WHO AREN'T OUT THERE
ARTISTS, WHO AREN'T OUT THERE PROFESSIONALLY CAN PARTICIPATE
PROFESSIONALLY CAN PARTICIPATE AND GET AWARDS.
AND GET AWARDS. >> CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT
>> CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE VOTING PROCESS OR THE
ABOUT THE VOTING PROCESS OR THE JUDGING PROCESS, SO THAT YOU CAN
JUDGING PROCESS, SO THAT YOU CAN ALSO DO AN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
ALSO DO AN ARTIST OF THE YEAR FOR SAAG?
FOR SAAG? >> YES.
>> YES. THE WINNER OF THE ARTIST OF THE
THE WINNER OF THE ARTIST OF THE MONTH CONTEST IS ENTERED INTO
MONTH CONTEST IS ENTERED INTO THE ARTIST OF THE YEAR CONTEST,
THE ARTIST OF THE YEAR CONTEST, AND ALL THE MEMBERS VOTE FOR
AND ALL THE MEMBERS VOTE FOR ARTIST OF THE YEAR.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR. KIND OF AS A REWARD THEY GET A
KIND OF AS A REWARD THEY GET A CERTIFICATE AND THEY GET THE
CERTIFICATE AND THEY GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO PUT IT ON THEIR
OPPORTUNITY TO PUT IT ON THEIR RESUME THAT THEY'VE WON AN
RESUME THAT THEY'VE WON AN AWARD.
AWARD. THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE SHY
THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE SHY ABOUT THEIR ART, REALLY NOW HAVE
ABOUT THEIR ART, REALLY NOW HAVE SUCCEED
SUCCEED SUCCEEDED.
SUCCEEDED. ALL THE MEMBERS VOTE FOR THAT,
ALL THE MEMBERS VOTE FOR THAT, WE INCLUDE THE PROFESSIONAL
WE INCLUDE THE PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS AT THAT TIME.
MEMBERS AT THAT TIME. TEACHERS AND SO FORTH.
TEACHERS AND SO FORTH. EVERYBODY'S COMPETING, THE WHOLE
EVERYBODY'S COMPETING, THE WHOLE GROUP IS COMPETING.
GROUP IS COMPETING. LAST YEAR.
LAST YEAR. A NONINSTRUCTOR, NONPROFESSIONAL
A NONINSTRUCTOR, NONPROFESSIONAL PERSON WON IT.
PERSON WON IT. THEIR PAINTING GOES ON OUR
THEIR PAINTING GOES ON OUR WEBSITE AND IT'S INCLUDED IN THE
WEBSITE AND IT'S INCLUDED IN THE DIRECTORY.
DIRECTORY. >> WE HAVE ABOUT A MINUTE LEFT.
>> WE HAVE ABOUT A MINUTE LEFT. AND WE TALKED ABOUT THE EVENT.
AND WE TALKED ABOUT THE EVENT. CAN YOU TELL US, THERE ARE A
CAN YOU TELL US, THERE ARE A COUPLE OTHER SHOWS GOING ON FOR
COUPLE OTHER SHOWS GOING ON FOR SAAG, CORRECT?
SAAG, CORRECT? >> YES, THERE IS A SHOW THAT
>> YES, THERE IS A SHOW THAT GOES ON THE ENTIRE.
GOES ON THE ENTIRE. ALL SHOW RIGHT NOW AT THE SHARE
ALL SHOW RIGHT NOW AT THE SHARE TAN TUCSON HOTEL AND SUITES.
TAN TUCSON HOTEL AND SUITES. GRANT AND ROSEMONT.
GRANT AND ROSEMONT. AND THEN WE HAVE A SHOW GOING ON
AND THEN WE HAVE A SHOW GOING ON UNTIL DECEMBER 31st, IT'S AT THE
UNTIL DECEMBER 31st, IT'S AT THE HILTON EL CONQUISTADOR ON LA
HILTON EL CONQUISTADOR ON LA QUINADA.
QUINADA. >> IN TONIGHT'S VIDEO POSTCARD,
>> IN TONIGHT'S VIDEO POSTCARD, WE TAKE YOU TO A PERFORMANCE
WE TAKE YOU TO A PERFORMANCE FROM AN ORGANIZATION KNOWN AS
FROM AN ORGANIZATION KNOWN AS ELEMENTAL ARTISTRY.
ELEMENTAL ARTISTRY. THE GROUP INCORPORATES
THE GROUP INCORPORATES ACROBATICS AND TRAPEZE TO
ACROBATICS AND TRAPEZE TO IMPRESS ITS AUDIENCES WHILE
IMPRESS ITS AUDIENCES WHILE STRESSING SAFETY.
ś >> WE'RE A GROUP OF ARTISTS FROM
>> WE'RE A GROUP OF ARTISTS FROM THE COMMUNITY THAT CAN DO AERIAL
THE COMMUNITY THAT CAN DO AERIAL ACROBATICS.
ACROBATICS. WE DO AGO ROW YOGA AND ACROBATIC
WE DO AGO ROW YOGA AND ACROBATIC PERFORMANCES ON THE GROUND.
PERFORMANCES ON THE GROUND. DEPENDING ON THE PERFORMANCE AND
DEPENDING ON THE PERFORMANCE AND WHAT'S RIGHT FOR THE AUDIENCE.
WHAT'S RIGHT FOR THE AUDIENCE. >> THE MOST INTERESTING PART
>> THE MOST INTERESTING PART TONIGHT IS THAT WE HAVE JUST
TONIGHT IS THAT WE HAVE JUST RECENTLY ADDED THE AERIAL GROUP.
RECENTLY ADDED THE AERIAL GROUP. I FEEL LIKE IT'S A REALLY BIG
I FEEL LIKE IT'S A REALLY BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO BROADEN
OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO BROADEN OUR PERFORMANCE SKILLS AND
OUR PERFORMANCE SKILLS AND ABILITIES.
ABILITIES. THIS IS AN AERIAL TRAPEZE RIG.
THIS IS AN AERIAL TRAPEZE RIG. IT WAS MADE IN COLORADO AND
IT WAS MADE IN COLORADO AND SHIPPED HERE, IT WEIGHS ABOUT
SHIPPED HERE, IT WEIGHS ABOUT 600 POUNDS.
600 POUNDS. IT'S A LOT TO BRING HERE AND SET
IT'S A LOT TO BRING HERE AND SET UP.
UP. BUT IT ALLOWS ME TO SAFELY
BUT IT ALLOWS ME TO SAFELY PERFORM AERIAL ACROBATICS ON
PERFORM AERIAL ACROBATICS ON LOCATION.
LOCATION. I'VE BEEN TRAINING FOR A LONG
I'VE BEEN TRAINING FOR A LONG TIME TO BUILD UP THE STRENGTH
TIME TO BUILD UP THE STRENGTH AND CHOREOGRAPHY TO PERFORM THE
AND CHOREOGRAPHY TO PERFORM THE SHOW TONIGHT.
SHOW TONIGHT. IT TAKES A LOT OF PHYSICAL
IT TAKES A LOT OF PHYSICAL STRENGTH TO MAKE IT LOOK
STRENGTH TO MAKE IT LOOK BEAUTIFUL AND HOPEFULLY
BEAUTIFUL AND HOPEFULLY EFFORTLESS.
EFFORTLESS. >> I SPENT 12 YEARS TWIRLING
>> I SPENT 12 YEARS TWIRLING BAT
BAT BATON, I WENT TO THE WORLD
BATON, I WENT TO THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WHEN I WAS 17.
CHAMPIONSHIPS WHEN I WAS 17. IT'S THE 12 YEARS OF BATON
IT'S THE 12 YEARS OF BATON BUILDING.
BUILDING. THERE'S A LOT OF SAFETY
THERE'S A LOT OF SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.
PRECAUTIONS. HAVE YOU TO MAKE SURE THE
HAVE YOU TO MAKE SURE THE CLOTHING THAT YOU WEAR IS ALL
CLOTHING THAT YOU WEAR IS ALL MADE OF NATURAL FIBERS.
MADE OF NATURAL FIBERS. IF YOU USE SYNTHETIC FIBERS, YOU
IF YOU USE SYNTHETIC FIBERS, YOU HAVE TO SPRAY IT WITH A FLAME
HAVE TO SPRAY IT WITH A FLAME RETARDANT.
RETARDANT. >> YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO CONSIDER
>> YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO CONSIDER YOUR ENVIRONMENT.
YOUR ENVIRONMENT. WHAT YOUR COSTUME IS, WHO'S
WHAT YOUR COSTUME IS, WHO'S AROUND YOU, THE AUDIENCE.
AROUND YOU, THE AUDIENCE. THERE'S A LOT OF SITUATIONS
THERE'S A LOT OF SITUATIONS WHERE FIRE ISN'T APPROPRIATE, OR
WHERE FIRE ISN'T APPROPRIATE, OR YOU REALLY NEED TO WORK CLOSELY
YOU REALLY NEED TO WORK CLOSELY WITH YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT AND
WITH YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT AND WITH YOUR EVENT ORGANIZER AND
WITH YOUR EVENT ORGANIZER AND PERFORMERS, MAKE SURE EVERYTHING
PERFORMERS, MAKE SURE EVERYTHING GOES OFF SMOOTHLY.
GOES OFF SMOOTHLY. >> TO BE ABLE TO CROSSOVER AND
>> TO BE ABLE TO CROSSOVER AND DO BOTH FIRE AND BE ABLE TO ADD
DO BOTH FIRE AND BE ABLE TO ADD IN A REALLY LOT OF INTRICATE
IN A REALLY LOT OF INTRICATE WORK YOU WOULDN'T NORMALLY BE
WORK YOU WOULDN'T NORMALLY BE ABLE TO DO WITHOUT THE FIRE,
ABLE TO DO WITHOUT THE FIRE, MAKES FOR A REALLY GREAT
MAKES FOR A REALLY GREAT PERFORMAN
PERFORMAN PERFORMANCE.
PERFORMANCE. >> FIRE CAN BE SCARY AND
>> FIRE CAN BE SCARY AND INTIMIDATING, BUT ANYBODY CAN
INTIMIDATING, BUT ANYBODY CAN TRY IT, AND YOU DON'T
TRY IT, AND YOU DON'T NECESSARILY HAVE TO START WITH
NECESSARILY HAVE TO START WITH FIRE.
FIRE. I THINK AFTER A WHILE IT BECOMES
I THINK AFTER A WHILE IT BECOMES SECOND NATURE.
SECOND NATURE. IT BECOMES PART OF HOW YOU
IT BECOMES PART OF HOW YOU PERFORM.
PERFORM. YOU'VE BEEN PERFORMING FOR MANY
YOU'VE BEEN PERFORMING FOR MANY YEARS, PART OF THAT COMES WITH
YEARS, PART OF THAT COMES WITH YOUR PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE.
YOUR PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE. BEING ABLE TO READ THE
BEING ABLE TO READ THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE CROWD.
ENVIRONMENT AND THE CROWD. IT MAKES IT FUN FOR THE CROWD
IT MAKES IT FUN FOR THE CROWD TOO.
TOO. >> COMING UP TOMORROW NIGHT,
>> COMING UP TOMORROW NIGHT, WE'LL HAVE AN INTERVIEW WITH THE
WE'LL HAVE AN INTERVIEW WITH THE FOUNDER OF THE SOUTHERN POVERTY
FOUNDER OF THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER, WHICH HAS BEEN
LAW CENTER, WHICH HAS BEEN WORKING FOR CIVIL RIGHTS SINCE
WORKING FOR CIVIL RIGHTS SINCE THE 1970s.
THE 1970s. MANY STUDENTS BORN IN THE UNITED
MANY STUDENTS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES ARE SUDDENLY FINDING
STATES ARE SUDDENLY FINDING THEMSELVES IN MEXICO.
THEMSELVES IN MEXICO. WE'LL EXPLAIN.
WE'LL EXPLAIN. I'M TONY PANTIAGUA, FOR ALL OF
I'M TONY PANTIAGUA, FOR ALL OF US, HAVE A GREAT NIGHT.