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Ralph Vigil – New Mexico Acequia Commission – Generation Justice

At the 2015 Western Governors’ Association Drought Forum in Santa Fe, N.M., Generation Justice Fellow Christina Rodriguez interviews the Chairman of the New Mexico Acequia Commission, Ralph Vigil. The Acequia Commission is charged with the duties of serving as a facilitator for communication between local acequia organizations and the state and federal governments. Photo: U.S....

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1.10.16 – #NMSpeaksCrisis – Generation Justice

Thousands of New Mexicans are living with the pain of not having Comprehensive and Integrated behavioral health services – but there’s a way we can help. This program features the ‪#‎NMspeaksCrisis‬ campaign and what New Mexicans experience due to gaps in the behavioral health system.

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1.3.16 Best of Campaigns – Generation Justice

We share Part 2 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series with you. We look back at the media justice victories of 2015 – including the FCC’s vote for both net neutrality and prison phone justice. Also, we celebrate how local campaigns and organizing can create change – from protecting ethnic studies curriculum, addressing...

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12.27.2015 Best of Youth Action – Generation Justice

We kick off our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series! We dedicate the show to amazing youth that organize to create change in our community. Youth-led action this year manifested itself in several ways – whether it was developing irrigation systems, walking-out of standardized tests, or testifying to legislators. To hear all about it, tune...

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12.20.15 – National Student Activism – Generation Justice

This year we have seen an upswell of student activism on college campuses across the country calling out institutional racism that continues to underlie educational settings. This program features student organizers and activists from around the country: Occidental College, the University of New Mexico, and Ithaca College. (Image – Occidental College students take action on...