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12.21.14 Food Sovereignty, Palestine, and Syria [Radio] – Generation Justice

This show discussed food justice, the occupation of Palestine, and the ongoing tragedy in Syria. We heard about the parallels between Palestine and New Mexico from Rodrigo Rodriguez, organizer and coordinator of SWOP’s community food justice initiative, Project Feed the Hood: International District Community Garden, who recently returned from a trip to the West Bank....

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Laurie Weahkee
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Laurie Weahkee

“Think about generations yet to come” By Pauly Denetclaw and Christina Rodriguez   ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — The trail to the top was steep and lined with hundreds of black volcanic rocks. There was a slight breeze but it offered little relief to the already hot summer morning. Laurie Weahkee looked to the summit of Boca...

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12.14.14 – Roust The House: Teen Performance Night – Generation Justice

The Outpost Performance Spaces gives young people in our community a place to celebrate their musical creativity through their monthly Roust the House: Teen Performance Nights. This Sunday, brought you sounds from Roust the House. We heard an incredible variety of music from some of the most talented young musicians in our community, as well...

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Moneka Stevens-Cordova
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Moneka Stevens-Cordova

“I am my community”     By Chantel Trujillo & Jason Fuller   ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — Moneka Stevens-Cordova was in her late teens when she heard the call for youth advocacy. At the time, she was living in a group home.   “There was a 13 year old that came in and I remember thinking,...

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Tomas Guillermo Martinez
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Tomas Guillermo Martinez

  “I Am Who I Serve”  Tomas Martinez is an outreach coordinator and a promotor at La Plazita Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  [Photo: Alden Bruce] By Lucia Martinez and Thema Fenderson   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “I love the National Geographic because it saved my life,” says Tomas Martinez, recalling the 1980 prison riot at...