We speak with Liz Carrasco, Fabiola Bawden and Marian Jazmin Mendez. We also hear from Mayahuel Garza, a water protector, about the current issues on the #NoDAPL movement and ways you can get involved.
2.19.17 A Stronger New Mexico
This week we sit down with Jessica Collins, Program Director for Strong Families NM, participants and organizers to hear their experience from attending the Strong Families Legislative Day and to learn more about the legislation that they are passionate about.
Voices of ProgressNow NM and #NoDAPL: The Resistance
This week we spoke with Patrick Davis, ABQ City Council member, and executive director of ProgressNow New Mexico on what it means to be an activist, and the recent surge of political engagement that followed since inauguration. We also talked with two #NoDAPL supporters, Davin “Legun” Coriz and Christopher Lujan, about the most recent developments on the movement.
GJ with FreePress and ACLU-NM: The Resistance
This week we sit down with to Peter Simonson, the Executive Director for the ACLU of New Mexico to discuss what they're organizing and preparing for. You’ll also hear from the CEO and President of Free Press, Craig Aaron, and Campaign Director, Candace Clement on the “100 Days of Disruption.”
01.29.17 Action, Educate, and Organize
This week, we’re joined by Sharidynn Denetchily, organizer with the Red Nation as she speaks about the ongoing fight for Standing Rock and Indigenous rights. Next we here from GJ Youth Producers Yousuf Amer and Ludella Awad on their direct and personal ties to the immigrant and refugee experience in America. We also speak...