Generation Justice - KUNM Youth Radio

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Generation Justice inspires youth to become media makers committed to social transformation.

OYE Youth Advocacy

Sep 24, 2015
Generation Justice / Organizing Youth Engagement


MALCS 2015 Summer Institute

Sep 18, 2015

Sun. 09/20 7p: Bringing you the knowledge and passion from the “Indigenous Shifts of Resistance & Healing” Plenary that was held earlier this year during the MALCS 2015 Summer Institute. This was the first plenary this year at Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) and featured some powerful speakers that created a dialogue to honor intersectionality and transformation in a safe and supportive space. 

YES Summer Interns

Sep 14, 2015
Youth Employment Summer Institute / Youth Employment Summer Institute

Sun. 09/13 7p: From May 26th to August 15th, 75 youth interns worked together to become engaged in the community, think critically, and to build solidarity. Not only that, but they gained valuable work skills and got paid to do so. All of this, courtesy of the awesome Youth Employment Summer Institute here in New Mexico.

Meet The New Youth Producers

Sep 8, 2015
Generation Justice /

Sun. 09/06 7p: In this program, we have the lovely opportunity to have all of our new GJ Youth Producers share their thoughts about why they love media. You may have heard some of them on the air these past few weeks, so this is your chance to get to the faces behind the voices! Tune in Sunday night at 7 p.m. (MST). Listen on KUNM 89.9 FM or

VOCES 2015 Writing Institute

Aug 31, 2015

Sun. 8/30 7p: Inspiration. Creativity. Expression. In this program, we’ll be sharing with you the beautiful work of local young writers from the ‪#‎VOCES2015‬ Summer Intensive Writing Program. VOCES has been an awesome part of the Albuquerque writing scene… giving youth a platform to express themselves and to challenge themselves. Finding your voice is hard, and sharing your voice is even harder.

7.19.15 - Dr. William Barber II (NM Voices For Children)

Jul 20, 2015
NM Voices For Children /

Sun. 7/19 7pm:  Reverend Dr. Barber’s keynote speech at the New Mexico Voices for Children: Kids Count conference that took place on June 29. Reverend Dr. Barber’s powerful speech touches on issues of equality as well as on what it means to speak up for the youth.

Eyewitness In Gaza

Jul 13, 2015
Friends of Khuza'a

 Sun. 7/12 7p: Samia Assed, local activist, Ayman Nijim, Child Trauma Specialist, and Richard Becker, of the ANSWER Coalition, speak on the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza and on restoring the Gazan village of Khuza’a.

Thank You Media Literacy Project

Jun 25, 2015
Media Literacy Project

Sun. 6/28 7p: Join us to bid farewell to our friends the Media Literacy Project. MLP is nationally recognized leader in media literacy education and media justice and has helped transform many New Mexicans into critical media consumers. This month, MLP is closing its doors and we want to honor them for everything they have done for our state these past 22 years. Sunday, we are re-airing our program from November 2013, when we celebrated the MLP’s 20th anniversary. Don’t miss it!

Voter's Rights Panel With Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham

Jun 15, 2015
voting rights panel
Generation Justice /

Sun. 6/15 7p: We explore what the historical struggle for voting rights looks like, and what we're still struggling for in New Mexico. We will be hearing discussions from the recent Voter's Rights Panel hosted by Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham.  

2015 Women On The Move Awards

Jun 5, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 6/7 7p: We celebrate the powerful women in our community by bringing you audio from this year's Women on the Move Awards, presented by YWCA Middle Rio Grande.

Local Hip-hop Artists Wake Self And DJ Young Native

May 1, 2015
Generation Justice /


Sustaining Earth

Apr 8, 2015

Sun. 4/12 7p: Tune in to Generation Justice to hear about the UNM Sustainability Program and Earth Day. Sustainability Studies students will talk with us about a more sustainable campus for UNM as well as waste management and environmental degradation. We’ll also hear from Arturo Sandoval, one of the original founders of Earth Day!!

2015 ‪New Mexico‬ Legislative Session Update

Mar 25, 2015

Sun. 3/22 7p: The 2015 ‪New Mexico‬ Legislative Session recently came to a close. We’re joined by two experts to keep up-to-date with the legislation that will directly affect our communities. Live in studio with us was Patrick Davis, Executive Director and Journalist from Progress Now NM and Adrian Carver, co-director from the NM Youth Alliance at the New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community. 

Santolina Master Plan and Cesar Chavez March

Mar 13, 2015


Student Walkouts Against #PARCC Exam

Mar 5, 2015
Generation Justice


Celebrating Black History Month - Roslyn M. Brock

Feb 25, 2015

Sun. 3/1 7p: As the month of February comes to a close, we continue to celebrate Black history. Recently, we attended the 30th Annual Africana Studies at UNM Black History Month Kick-off brunch. The Keynote Speaker at this year’s brunch was Roslyn M. Brock. Ms.

Net Neutrality And Community Cinema

Feb 19, 2015

Sun. 2/15 7p: This week we are exploring the battle for open internet and the world of community cinema. First, we speak with Steven Renderos of the Center for Media Justice about recent developments around the fight for Net Neutrality and how this will affect New Mexicans. Then, we talk with Laurel Wyckoff of New Mexico PBS about their Community Cinema program right here in Albuquerque.

Ethnic Studies And Institutional Racism

Feb 13, 2015
Charley Dejolie


Mr. Powdrell's BBQ House, A New Mexico Institution

Jan 29, 2015

Sun. 2/1 7p: To kick off Black History Month, we dedicate this show to a New Mexico institution: Mr. Powdrell's Barbeque House. Powdrell's has been adding flavor to New Mexico since 1962, and we're honored to speak with the owners, Joe and Rita Powdrell. 1st Year Generation Justice Fellow, Jason Fuller, discusses food, culture, history, and economics with the Powdrells. Don’t miss it! Sunday at 7:00PM (MST).

Youth Voices At The New Mexico State Legislature

Jan 22, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 1/25 7p: Generation Justice visited the Roundhouse this past week and spoke with youth from Deming, Peñasco, Española, Albuquerque, Isleta, and Truth or Consequences about the issues that are important to them during this year's legislative session. We’ll also bring you the speeches of this year’s State of the Children and Youth Address and much more!

GJ's Best Of 2014: Turning Point

Jan 8, 2015

Sun. 1/11 7p: 2014 was a turning point for the world. From Albuquerque, to Ferguson, to Gaza, to Guerrero, Mexico, we saw the power that exists within the intersection of social media and social movements. We witnessed people marching in solidarity and demanding justice. This Sunday, we’ll explore the intersection of institutionalized racism, police brutality, and the militarization of police forces in part 3 of our “Best of 2014” series. Tune in Sunday at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM or  

GJ's Best Of 2014: Love

Jan 2, 2015

Sun. 1/4 7p: Love is a verb, it’s an action! At GJ, love is one of our core values. We believe in the transformative power of love. And, this Sunday, we bring you our best segments of 2014 that focused on Love. This is part 2 of our “Best of 2014” series, and we’re sharing a wide-range of love-inspired segments. Don’t miss it! Listen on KUNM 89.9 FM this Sunday at 7 p.m. #GJLove

GJ's Best Of 2014: Celebrating Identity

Dec 24, 2014
Heather Dougherty

Sun. 12/28 7p: Whether it’s discovering your identity or reclaiming your identity: knowing who you are and where you come from is empowering. We’ve compiled our best segments from 2014 that focus on identity. I Self Devine and Brother Ali, two powerful artists, will talk about their how identity is expressed through music and hip hop. To help us understand why Chicano Studies was banned in some Arizona schools, we have an educational and emotional montage of Chicanos and Chicanas Nuevo Mexicana sharing why this is their chosen identity.

Food Justice: From Palestine to New Mexico

Dec 19, 2014
Rodrigo Rodriguez

12/21 7p: Sunday’s show discusses food justice, the occupation of Palestine, and the ongoing tragedy in Syria. We hear about the parallels between Palestine and New Mexico from Rodrigo Rodriguez, organizer and coordinator of SWOP’s community food justice initiative, “Project Feed the Hood”, who recently returned from a trip to the West Bank. Hazami Barmada, a Syrian-Palestinian human rights activist, also joins us to discuss her advocacy, as well as her involvement with the Peace and Hope Art Project. Tune in Sunday at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM.

Derrick Toledo. Generation Justice.

Sun. 12/14 7p: The Outpost Performance Spaces gives young people in our community a place to celebrate their musical creativity through their monthly Roust the House: Teen Performance Nights. This Sunday, we’ll be bringing you sounds from Roust the House. We’ll hear an incredible variety of music from some of the most talented young musicians in our community, as well as interviews with Tom Guralnick, founder of the Outpost, and Roust the House Coordinator/Performer Sage McKay.


Dec 9, 2014
Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Sun. 12/7 7p: The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter connects tweets to the streets as thousands of Americans have marched to demand justice for Mike Brown, Eric Garner and all black lives that have been taken because of state violence. Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, discusses the campaign and its origins.

Ayotzinapa: A Turning Point For Mexico?

Nov 26, 2014

11/30 7p: How can we stand in solidarity with #Ayotzinapa? This Sunday, we talk with student organizer Gio Acosta about how students in Ciudad Juarez are approaching this latest round of violence in Mexico. We also speak with Kent Paterson, editor of Frontera NorteSur, about the historical context of the Ayotzinapa disappearances. Listen Sunday on KUNM 89.9 FM at 7 p.m.

Who Is Protected By Free Speech And Academic Freedom?

Nov 20, 2014

Sun 11/23 7p: Major donors took an antagonistic position against American Indian Studies professor, Steven Salaita, for taking a critical stance in his tweets. Pressure from the donors ended his tenured position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Listen to Steven talk about his work and what has happened since his termination.  

Stories From Indigenous Voices

Nov 13, 2014

Sun. 11/16 7p: It’s been 50 years since Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills earned his medal. Sunday, Billy talks with GJ about his Indigenous heritage, competing in the Olympics and how he continues to give back to his community. Our next segment features voices from The Gathering of Nations talking about Native American stereotypes and what they want non-Native groups to know about them. Tune in to KUNM 89.9 FM Sunday at 7 p.m.  

The Wonder Of Learning

Nov 12, 2014

  Sun 11/9 7p: How does the human brain learn? The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is hosting the The Wonder of Learning: The Hundred Languages of Learning exhibit through November 30. Every city that hosts the Wonder of Learning exhibit increases its focus their local communities’ early education programs. This Sunday, Baji Rankin, executive director of NMAEYC and Mimi Stewart, State Representative of District 21, weigh in on what New Mexico educators, families and communities can learn from visiting the exhibit.