Students from Gadsden Middle School attend the Children’s Cabinet Days in Santa Fe, NM., during the the 2010 Legislative session. They took a some time out of their schedule to speak to Generation Justice.
Marisol Atkins, Director of the Children Youth and Families Department, takes a moment to speak to Generation Justice about how the Children’s Cabinet has benefitted New Mexico.
Students from the Native American Community Academy (NACA) explain why funding after school programs, such as Elev8, is important.
Generation Justice Youth Producer Joshua Horton sits down with Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino for an interview about investing in New Mexico youth.
In January of 2010, Generation Justice visited Santa Fe to get the perspectives of students that were talking to legislators in order to advocate their position on the HB3. House Bill 3 supports a program called G.R.A.D.S. that allows young mothers to be able to continue to pursue their education with additional support such as childcare. The program G.R.A.D.S. stands for Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills and is crucial for young mother’s graduation turnout.