10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez
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10.27.19 – Youth Voice in Action & Matt Mendez

What do the 2019 APS school board candidates know about race equity? Will they listen to youth? We find out more about the candidates from New Mexico youth who asked them these questions and more. We hear from Isabella Baker and Jacob Martinez, two youth organizers with VIA-Youth Voices in Action! And don’t miss author...

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...

2.19.17 A Stronger New Mexico
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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.

11.6.16 Don’t Forget To Vote!
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11.6.16 Don’t Forget To Vote!

We continue our discussion on democracy and youth voter advocacy. We bring in two community leaders from Young Women United, Nicole Messina and Angie Nareja, who discuss the importance of young voters and the Gen Z Vote Project. We also spoke with a variety of students, faculty and protesters who attended the Bernie Sanders Rally...

When You Vote, You’re Speaking Up – Generation Justice
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When You Vote, You’re Speaking Up – Generation Justice

What is Democracy? We can go way back to the old days of ancient politics when it meant representatives were chosen for all men, and would have fair chance in voting for what they believed. Now, of course, there’s some differences in Democracy in the United States. Almost everyone can vote, not just men, and...