e.woke # 71: Step up to bat for the people!
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e.woke # 71: Step up to bat for the people!

  Generation Justice (GJ) is a multiracial, multicultural project that trains youth to harness the power of community. GJ youth are training YOU to harness the power of your cyber security. Privacy only works when we work together.Subscribe to e.Woke & donate.   An AI to stop hiring bias could be bad news for people...

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...

9.15.19 – 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...

9.8.19 – 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...

5.19.19 – Curanderismo for the Community
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5.19.19 – Curanderismo for the Community

This week we look at one way that New Mexico’s traditional healers are keeping Curanderismo, or traditional healing, practice alive and thriving for the community. This year, the 19th Annual Traditional Medicine without Borders: Curanderismo in the Southwest and Mexico course will happen at UNM. We hear from Antoinette ‘Tonita’ Gonzales, a curandera, and instructor...