11.3.19- Community Empowerment: Hip Hop & Academia
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11.3.19- Community Empowerment: Hip Hop & Academia

This week, we hear from people working for social change through academia and music. First, youth producer Emilio Bauvallet sits down with Albuquerque hip-hop artist Wake Self for an exclusive introduction to his new album, Ready to Live. Wake shares what inspires him and his advice to New Mexico youth!  Then, we hear a presentation...

10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect
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10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect

  This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with people who are working to educate and organize to protect the sacred Mauna Kea and Net Neutrality for all. We hear from Lehua Lopez, a Native Hawaiian cultural anthropologist based in Albuquerque. Lehua has taught Hawaiian culture for more than 40 years and joins us to...

9.29.19 – Indigenous Liberation & Youth Innovation
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9.29.19 – Indigenous Liberation & Youth Innovation

  This week on GJ, we look at how the community is building liberation and opportunity for all. Demetrius Johnson, Chair of the Albuquerque Freedom Council of the Red Nation, introduces us to the Red Deal— a movement document for Indigenous liberation. Then, we speak with Jorge Cortez, Mina Mays, Nightmare, and DJ Gravity, four...

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...