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Lead Us Not…

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Producer @PICtv 16 Comments

When Lee helps beautiful new neighbor Victoria with a loose battery cable, more gets started than just her car. A gift of chocolate chip cookies sets off a chain of guilt, deception, lies, jealousy and hypocrisy, while Ariel reveals to Paul the many issues she’s facing with her family.

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Family Heirloom

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Producer @PICtv 40 Comments

The Valenzuelas learn some hard lessons about the problems alcoholism has always created for their family. Lee, Alma, Memo and Pilar return to find an unconscious Jennifer in the hands of the boys she invited over. Lee and Alma are furious with Lucia for getting drunk, passing out and leaving the children unprotected.

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Secrets

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Producer @PICtv 19 Comments

Alma discovers the truth about the chocolate chip cookies and confronts Lee about lying. All of it suddenly seems fairly trivial when Lee and Alma discover that Paul’s fifteen-year-old friend Ariel is pregnant. But none of it compares with what they feel when Paul hits his parents with a revelation of his own.

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Going to Mexico

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Producer @PICtv 84 Comments

While everyone worries about the challenges Ariel’s pregnancy presents for the family, Lee has finally lined up his perfect dream job. Pilar is taken away by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, apparently turned in by Victoria’s husband Jack. Things go from bad to horrible when Lee’s dream job interview becomes a nightmare.

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Unemployment and depression

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by Alejandra Okie 2 Comments

Unlike in some countries around the world, in the U.S. our jobs tend to define who we are. Paid work can represent our role, our purpose, our social life and our structured time each day. Yet , nine percent of the population in the U.S. is unemployed. So what happens to a person’s mental state when they lose a job or have trouble finding one? Feelings of anxiety, sadness or depression:

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Harvest of Dignity: New Documentary About Farmworkers

Posted on July 18th, 2011 by Alejandra Okie No Comments

Harvest of Dignity, a new original documentary about farmworkers in the U.S. recently premiered on the Public Internet Channel (PIC.tv). The Harvest of Dignity film comes on the 50 year anniversary of the acclaimed 1960 film Harvest of Shame, the last televised documentary by journalist Edward R. Murrow that led to permanent changes in the laws protecting workers’ rights.

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