Uplift Families, Protect Childhood – Generation Justice
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Uplift Families, Protect Childhood – Generation Justice

The creation of life is not casual. It’s a cosmic miracle; a transformative experience. I imagine myself becoming a mother and the incredible responsibility that comes with being a parent.  The many different routes motherhood can take, the unexpected moments, the unusual decisions. It’s something that I imagine my family would support me through. I...

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6 Billion Minutes – Generation Justice

In a country with the highest rates of incarceration, it’s easy for me to forget what’s “normal” or “necessary.” The multi-billion dollar prison industry not only manages to maintain a cycle of prisoners and profit, but they persuade society that this is fine. It’s important to make sure we do not become numb to it....

The Corporate Media Straightjacket – Generation Justice
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The Corporate Media Straightjacket – Generation Justice

In the past year, I’ve woken up to the lies corporate media presents about me and my community. I’m learning how to deconstruct corporate media’s scripts and analyze its “facts.” I question if the corporate narrative represents our community. I’m wondering about what’s left out of the story, and why. I think of ways it...

How Water Helped Me Grow – Generation Justice
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How Water Helped Me Grow – Generation Justice

Melissa and I are standing in KOB’s studio, and there’s footage rolling of Nuestro Rio’s Youth Leadership Group in a raft, splashing and speeding down the Colorado River. There’s waves propelling them forward, and waves sloshing back onto their raft, and although drenched, they’re still smiling. They are learning through adventure, and I am too....