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7.12.20- Native American Relief Fund & I Mask Up Campaign

  This week on Generation Justice we learned from the president and CEO of New Mexico Foundation, JoAnn Melchor, she spoke about the Native American Relief Fund. Enrique Cardiel, the Executive Director of the Bernalillo County Community Health Council, spoke with us about the recent #IMaskUp campaign.Resources for Aid and testing for COVID-19 are shared...

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6.28.20- Removing Colonizer Statues & Police Brutality in ABQ

  This week on Generation Justice, we learned from Aleta ‘Tweety’ Paisano-Suazo, a longtime and devoted community organizer from Acoma/Laguna Pueblos. She educates all listeners about the history of brutality that Juan de Oñate committed against Pueblo people. Jim Harvey, the executive director of Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, shares a powerful list of...

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...

5.24.20 – Voter Info & Celebrating Ramadan
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5.24.20 – Voter Info & Celebrating Ramadan

This week! New Mexico preps for the 2020 Primary elections, so we got important voter information from Austin Weahkee, the Political Director for New Mexico Native Vote. This weekend marked the end of Ramadan and the start of Eid! We shared one of our favorite conversations with elder Sahibzada Muzaffar-Uddin, who talked about the meaning...