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8.16.20- Census 2020 in New Mexico

  This week on Generation Justice, we heard from Brayan Moreno and Lavina Gray, two young artists from Moving arts Espanola, about their Census campaign and getting participation in Espanola and the Surrounding communities! And from Ahtza Dawn Chavez, Executive Director of NAVA Education Project about making Native voices heard in the 2020 Census. Ahtza...

6.7.20 Uplifting Black Voices from Our Community
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6.7.20 Uplifting Black Voices from Our Community

  This week we dedicated our program to the voices of Black and African American GJ members and community leaders. Thema Reed, Devont’e Watson, Josh Horton, Jeremy Jones, Nicole Baty, Josh Green, Avicra Lucky, Aaron Dixon, Zain Dixon, Aja Lujan, Elijah Cage, Hakim Bellamy, and Kamaria Umi shared their experience and responses to recent social...

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...

2.23.20 – Roland Martin: “Never Stop Fighting!”
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2.23.20 – Roland Martin: “Never Stop Fighting!”

This week, we share the keynote address from the 2020 Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch celebrating 50 years of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico, featuring Roland Martin. Mr. Martin is the creator and host of The Roland Martin Show, former CNN Contributor, Peabody Award Recipient and winner of two NAACP Image Awards....

11.10.19 – Welcome Cultivating Leaders Practicum Cohort!
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11.10.19 – Welcome Cultivating Leaders Practicum Cohort!

Generation Justice is proud to announce the 2019/2020 Cultivating Leaders Practicum Program is off to an exciting start! In this week’s program, we meet our three new cohort members, Barbara Ramirez, Brenna Two Bears, and Kyle Gonzales. Through funding from the WK Kellogg Foundation, this practicum was developed to build the leadership of young professionals....