9.22.19 – Democracy Dollars & Youth Civic Action
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9.22.19 – Democracy Dollars & Youth Civic Action

  We can learn so much from youth! For example, have you ever heard of Burque Bucks? This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with Reina Davis and Sherele Brooks, two community organizers who shared their work for Democracy Dollars, or Burque Bucks. Albuquerque voters will make their decision on this local campaign finance proposition...

9.15.19 – Suicide Prevention Awareness & GJ Travels
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9.15.19 – Suicide Prevention Awareness & GJ Travels

  September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month. This week, we sit down with two New Mexicans who have dedicated their lives to prevention work after losing loved ones to suicide. We meet Desiree Woodland of Breaking the Silence New Mexico and Bee Chavez from the New Mexico Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide...

9.1.19 – Sherri Burr & 2019 Black Cultural Conference
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9.1.19 – Sherri Burr & 2019 Black Cultural Conference

  Don’t miss this hour we spent with Professor Sherri Burr, UNM Law professor and President of New Mexico Press Women. Professor Burr introduces her new book, Complicated Lives: Free Blacks in Virginia 1619-1865. Devont’e Kurt Watson and Dannelle Kirven, give us the details on the 2019 Black Cultural Conference: Blackness Unchained, hosted by African American Student Services!!

9.8.19 – Climate Action & Sustainable Fashion
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9.8.19 – Climate Action & Sustainable Fashion

This week, we look at New Mexican youth who are organizing for solutions to climate change and using innovative ways to address waste in the fashion industry. We will speak to Olivia Gonzalez and Vivien McCullough, two youth organizers of the upcoming Global Climate Strike in  Albuquerque. We also hear from Jakia Fuller, an interdisciplinary...