Generation Justice - KUNM Youth Radio

Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Generation Justice inspires youth to become media makers committed to social transformation.

Expressing Our Gratitude

Nov 25, 2015
Ian Sane Images / Flickr

Sun. 11/29 7p: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.” - Melody Beattie. Join us as we dedicate the hour to giving thanks, sharing memories, and the importance of family. Alongside our stories, we’ll be sharing an original Thanksgiving Radio Drama! Tune in at 7 p.m. (MST) to KUNM 89.9 FM or


An EVENTful Year!

Nov 23, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 11/22 7p: Are you wondering about some some of the fun things that are happening during the holiday season? Join us as we share amazing events that truly make our wonderful home the "Land of Enchantment." You won't want to miss it!

Undoing Racism & Creating Solidarity

Nov 11, 2015
Annette M. Rodriguez / MALCS Planning Committee

  Sun. 11/15 7p: Join us as we celebrate a variety of powerful women that are working towards social change.  We’ll be sharing how researchers are working to improve cancer care through undoing racism and promoting equity, featuring Dr. Geni Eng, Director of the Cancer Health Disparities Training Program at the University of North Carolina, and Dr. Jennifer Schaal, President of The Partnership Project, an anti-racism training organization.

Fall Into November

Nov 4, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 11/08 7p: It’s November! Join us as we dedicate the show to sharing important events happening in our community! Whether it’s art, music, or food - we’ll be highlighting the hard work that our local organizers put into making New Mexico thrive. You won’t want to miss it!





Oct 28, 2015
Mike Irwin / Flickr

Sun. 11/01 7p: Join us to find your new favorite song! The GJ crew listens to a diverse selection of beats, rhythms, lyrics, and languages. This week, we’re dedicating the entire hour to showcasing songs and genres that we’re listening to, and that we hope you will like too.

New At Generation Justice

Oct 21, 2015
Generation Justice

  Sun. 10/25 7p: Join us as we share some of the exciting work that's been going on here at Generation Justice - including introducing our newest fellow, Kateri Zuni, and the launch of a new prjoject about New Mexico's Behavioral Health System. 

Prison Phone Justice

Oct 14, 2015

Sun. 10/18 7p: Tune in to hear what Prison Phone Justice is and how an upcoming FCC vote could be a huge victory for millions! We’ll be chatting with Steven Renderos from the Center for Media Justice, and Carrie Wilkinson who helped start the Washington Prison Phone Justice Campaign. We will also share powerful testimonies, including that of Jazlin Mendoza, a GJ youth member who recently spoke at a Congressional hearing about the #RightToConnect!

Environmental Justice And Health Equity

Oct 8, 2015

Sun. 10/11 7p: On Generation Justice, we discuss health equity and what it truly looks like in New Mexico - from the climate crisis, to just being able to access healthcare resources locally. On this program, we are joined by Juntos, a climate justice organization, to discuss their upcoming screening of Frontera!, and how they are collaborating with the People’s Climate Movement for a National Day of Action. We are also featuring Anicia Roybal, a youth leader from Española, to discuss her important work around health equity.

Women's Reproductive Justice

Oct 6, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 10/04 7p: The politicization of women’s bodies is nothing new. As the headlines are dominated with news of the Presidential election coming up and the simultaneous attack on Planned Parenthood – communities across the country are coming together to stand in solidarity for reproductive justice. This week GJ attended the ‪#‎PinkOut‬ Rally on UNM Campus to hear why organizers, students, and community members are speaking out in support of Planned Parenthood.

OYE Youth Advocacy

Sep 24, 2015
Generation Justice / Organizing Youth Engagement


Sun. 9/27 7p: We will be taking you to OYE 2015. Organizing Youth Engagement is the state’s largest grassroots youth advocacy conference. Since 2009, a coalition of local organizations led by the New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community have come together to plan OYE.

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
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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
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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