Meet Our Team

Roberta M. Rael

Roberta M. Rael

Founder & Director

Roberta Rael serves as Executive Director of Generation Justice. As a native New Mexican Chicana, Roberta has focused her life on building equity in New Mexico (NM). Roberta has dedicated 23 years of building the next generations of leadership for Albuquerque and NM.

Kateri Zuni

Kateri Zuni

Radio Producer & Youth Coordinator

Kateri is from Isleta Pueblo and Zuni Pueblo. She has a BA in Journalism & Political Science and is currently...

Media Interns

Barbara Ramirez

Barbara Ramirez

Media Intern

My name is Barbara Ramirez, I am 18 years old, I have been part of Generation justice for 2 years.

I was born and raised in Yaracuy, Venezuela. I have lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico since 2016 as a political asylee. I’m currently studying Communications at CNM and plan to transfer to UNM soon.

Lily Luchau

Lily Luchau

Media Intern

Lily Luchau is an incoming junior at Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School. She is a leader of Social Action Club and Global One to One Letter Exchange at her school. Lily loves plants and the movie Mid 90s.

Additional Support

Seemi Merza

Seemi Merza

All Things Finance

Originally from Pakistan, Seemi brings a worldwide view of business management to GJ. Seemi has a degree in Marketing from...

Alden Bruce

Alden Bruce

Tech/Video Support

In 2005, Alden Bruce came to Albuquerque, New Mexico from San Leandro, California. He earned his Bachelors of Media Arts...

Jessie Weahkee

Jessie Weahkee

Audio Editor

Jessie Weahkee is Cochiti, Zuni, Navajo, and Chicana from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born into activism, Jessie chooses to use her love and rich background in media and storytelling to fight for social justice.