The Music Education Advocate Podcast

Welcome to the NAfME Music Education Advocate Podcast! Join host, Jazzmone Sutton, NAfME State Advocacy Engagement Manager, and other music education advocates to hear their stories and reflections on how to make advocacy actionable for the music education advocate. Listen to the most recent episode of the Music Education Advocate podcast below. Episodes will be released biweekly. 

Building Relationships and Community is Advocacy

Relationships are fundamental to advocacy. Listen to New Mexico Music Education Association (NMEA) President, Amy Williams, and Executive Director, Neil Swapp, share how NMEA’s focus on building strong relationship with their membership has led to positive impacts for New Mexico music educators.

Amy Williams
Neil Swapp








Episode Resources and Links

New Mexico MEA website

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Meet the Host

Jazzmone Sutton is the State Advocacy Engagement Manager for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME.) Sutton joined the NAfME team in July 2021. Before joining NAfME as a staffer, Sutton was a passionate elementary music educator and advocate based in North Carolina