GJ Community Voices: Youth at the Legislature – Generation Justice
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GJ Community Voices: Youth at the Legislature – Generation Justice

On January 20th 2015, Generation Justice had the opportunity to attend Children and Youth Day at the State Legislature in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Generation Justice conducted interviews with youth from all over the state representing several organizations including the New Mexico Youth Alliance, LOUD, and NMCAN. Check out the awesome reflections and snippets we...

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Laurie Weahkee
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Laurie Weahkee

“Think about generations yet to come” By Pauly Denetclaw and Christina Rodriguez   ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — The trail to the top was steep and lined with hundreds of black volcanic rocks. There was a slight breeze but it offered little relief to the already hot summer morning. Laurie Weahkee looked to the summit of Boca...

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Moneka Stevens-Cordova
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Moneka Stevens-Cordova

“I am my community”     By Chantel Trujillo & Jason Fuller   ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — Moneka Stevens-Cordova was in her late teens when she heard the call for youth advocacy. At the time, she was living in a group home.   “There was a 13 year old that came in and I remember thinking,...

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Tomas Guillermo Martinez
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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Tomas Guillermo Martinez

  “I Am Who I Serve”  Tomas Martinez is an outreach coordinator and a promotor at La Plazita Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  [Photo: Alden Bruce] By Lucia Martinez and Thema Fenderson   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “I love the National Geographic because it saved my life,” says Tomas Martinez, recalling the 1980 prison riot at...