ROOTED | Jud Burgess of Brave Books
Season 2, Episode 8
PREMIERES APRIL 4, 2022
Jud Burgess, owner of Brave Books in El Paso, explains that his mission is to elevate others’ quality of life when they enter his book store. Brave Books aims to improve the city’s literacy rates, which are currently within the bottom 5% in the U.S. Through the power of books, reading, and the store’s inclusivity, Jud hopes that members of the El Paso community may be engaged and empowered when they enter Brave Books.
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ROOTED | Season Teaser | 2021
PBS El Paso's series, ROOTED, explores the dynamic of close-knit communities, including people from all walks of life, who find ways to connect and grow together through mutual hobbies and interests.
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