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10.18.20- NMPIRG Civic Engagement Panel

  This week on Generation Justice, we learned about the importance of voting and engaging with the 2020 election! Tune in and enjoy the Civic Engagement Event hosted by NMPIRG. We heard from Aaliyah Quintana, President of UNM Pre Law Society; Joe StaRrs, Communication & Journalism Track Director of the Fund for American Studies; Mia...

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9.27.20- Youth Voting and Civic Engagement Panel & Suicide Prevention

This week on Generation Justice, we spoke to Megan McCormick, and Gaby Pineda from BTS New Mexico and learned more about what we can do to spread awareness about suicide prevention. We also had an amazing panel with wonderful youth voices GJ’s very own Barbara Ramirez, Kyle Gonzales, Moderator Luna Olavarría Gallegos, and Austin Weahkee...

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9.20.20- NMPIRG New Voters Project

  This week on Generation Justice, we spoke to Andrew Schumann and Irene Andrews, members of NMPIRG UNM and freshmen at UNM, with the goal of increasing voter registration. They shared their upcoming Civic Engagement Event and their New Voters Project with our listeners. Additionally, our community calendar highlighted census and voter information for New...

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9.13.20- Voting & Census Information

  This week on Generation Justice, we learned all about voting and the 2020 Census! Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver, identified misleading narratives about voting by mail and upcoming deadlines all New Mexican voters should know. Nichole Rogers, the founder of the Welstand Foundation and co-chair of the African American Complete Count Committee shared...

5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression
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5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression

  This week on Generation Justice we learned from former U.S Senator Fred Harris, the last remaining member of the Kerner Commission, established by President Lyndon Johnson to investigate the causes of social unrest of 1967. We will also share a debate from NPR’s All things Considered about the discrimination black men face in public...