1.26.20 – New Mexico’s Kids Count Data
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1.26.20 – New Mexico’s Kids Count Data

This week, we share the 2019 New Mexico Voices for Children Kids Count Data. Each year Kids Count data is compiled that reflects the state of children’s health, education, economic indicators, etc. New Mexico Voices for Children published this annual data in time for the 2020 New Mexico legislative session. Tune in to hear from...

1.19.20 – Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism
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1.19.20 – Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism

What are our state and local governments are doing to address campus gun violence? This week, we take you to “Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism,” a community forum hosted by the UNM College of Population Health in partnership with entities across campus and the community. Speakers: Dr. Nina Wallerstein, Director of...

10.6.19 – Millions For Prisoners & Cultural Exchange
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10.6.19 – Millions For Prisoners & Cultural Exchange

This week, we hear the journeys that some New Mexicans have taken to find their voices and to make connections across the world. Justin Allen and Kelly Garcia-Chavez, of the abolitionist group Millions For Prisoners- New Mexico, join us to talk about finding your voice through your vote and the fight to restore voting rights...

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...