5.10.20- Mother’s Day Over the Years
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5.10.20- Mother’s Day Over the Years

s In celebration of Mothers and Chosen Mothers, GJ shared some of the beautiful messages of love and gratitude from members collected over the years. Tune in to hear messages from young people who celebrate all the ways that mothers and mother figures have shaped and blessed their lives. Messages & Music Selections are from: ...

4.12.20 – Mutual Aid & Messages of Inspiration
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4.12.20 – Mutual Aid & Messages of Inspiration

  This week, we bring you another full program recorded from our GJ homes! Youth producer, Jackie Torres speaks with Jonathon Alonzo and Selinda Guerrero, two organizers with Albuquerque Mutual Aid. Jonathon and Selinda share about the incredible work of feeding hundreds of Albuquerque families through the power of community organizing.  Youth members, Elijah Cage,...

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...

10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change
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10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change

  This week, share the keynote address from the “2019 UNM African American Student Services Black Cultural Conference: Blackness Unchained,” featuring, Ericka Huggins. Ms. Huggins is a human rights activist, a poet, an educator, a former Black Panther Party leader, and a former political prisoner. Then, stick around for a conversation with Ericka and long-time...

4.7.19 – Dr. Stephanie Evans: Africana Studies & Institutional Wellness
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4.7.19 – Dr. Stephanie Evans: Africana Studies & Institutional Wellness

This week! We share a lecture from the UNM Africana Studies Cortez Williams Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Stephanie Evans. Dr. Evans isProfessor and Chair for the Department of African American Studies, and Africana Women’s Studies and History for Clark Atlanta University. She researches Black women’s intellectual history, focusing on memoirs and mental health. Dr. Evans...