1.26.14 Children and Youth Day at the Roundhouse [Radio] – Generation Justice

This week’s show featured youth voices talking about the important issues facing the New Mexico legislature. Generation Justice member Jonquilyn Hill reported on the KIDS COUNT report that ranked New Mexico last in the nation for child well being. Cuidando Los Niños and Representative Rick Miera brought this story to life.

SouthWest Organizing Project activists Amanda Gallegos and Denisse Alvarez presented their views of important education-related legislation around the lottery scholarship adn classroom sizes. Bayan Jaber spoke with Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard, and we topped off the hour with Jason Fuller reporting on Children and Youth Day.

Music Featured:
“Changes” – Emma’s Revolution
“Forever Young” – Rod Stewart
“Kids” – MGMT
“Sugarcoat It” – DC Talk
“I Can” – Nas
“Greatest Love of All” – Whitney Houston
“Wake Up” – Arcade Fire
“All is Love” – Karen O and the Kids

Production Team:
Hosts: Munther Jaber, and Pauly Denteclaw
Interviewer: Bayan Jaber
Special Correspondent: Jason Fuller