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...

8.25.19 Youth Voice in Action: Close the Camps Report Back
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8.25.19 Youth Voice in Action: Close the Camps Report Back

  In July, DHS prepared to detain hundreds of immigrant children and families at the military base, Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma. At the same, hundreds of organizers, activists, and protestors from around the country gathered to hold peaceful resistance at Fort Sill in an effort to Close the Camps. Don’t miss Jonathon Alonzo, President...

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7.21.19 – Dream Team & Community Resistance

  This week we heard from members of the New Mexico Dream Team, Blanca Bañuelos and Victor Romero Hernandez, who shared about the nationwide campaign to defund ICE and CBP. Also, GJ youth share a special reading from nationally-recognized activist, Bree Newsome, to offer perspective on the events of the last couple of weeks. And,...

5.26.19 – Community Events & Celebrating Dolores Huerta
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5.26.19 – Community Events & Celebrating Dolores Huerta

This week on Generation Justice, we look at Community events and organizing that is happening right here in Albuquerque from two generations of women community organizers! We hear about the 8th Annual Family Pride Celebration from Sonja Larsen and Sara Tafoya, two youth organizers with Young Women United. Then, Angie Gonzales-Carver and Diana Montoya of...