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.

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Generation Justice
1:29 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

GJ's Best Of 2014: Celebrating Identity

Credit 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.

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Generation Justice
12:09 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Food Justice: From Palestine to New Mexico

Credit 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.

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Generation Justice
11:30 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Roust The House Shines Spotlight On Young Musicians In Our Community

The Roots Music Club of Albuquerque Academy.
Credit Nick 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.

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Generation Justice
12:00 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

#BlackLivesMatter

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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.

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Generation Justice
12:21 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Ayotzinapa: A Turning Point For Mexico?

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.

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Generation Justice
4:06 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Who Is Protected By Free Speech And Academic Freedom?

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.  

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Generation Justice
11:33 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Stories From Indigenous Voices

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.  

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Generation Justice
3:37 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

The Wonder Of Learning

  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. 

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Generation Justice
2:19 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

What Is On This Year's Ballot?

Sun. 11/2 7p: What’s on this year’s ballot? Which races are most going to impact our state moving forward? This Sunday, New Mexico news and politics blogger Joe Monahan explains the importance of this week’s election. Also, attorney and political analyst Laura Sanchez shares her insight on voting and why showing up to the polls matters. During the show, both Joe and Laura give us a look at both sides of the governor’s race. Tune in Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM.  

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Generation Justice
2:06 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Young People Care About Voting

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Sun. 10/26 7p: Where do you see yourself in four years? What policies or positions will impact your future? This Sunday, OLE’s Andrea Serrano joins us to discuss the importance of youth being involved in the electoral process. We also hear from young people about the issues that are important to them in this upcoming election. But voting isn’t just about selecting a candidate either. At Young Women United's “YES For Mental Health Solutions” event, families and advocates expressed their support for more services and funding for mental health. We bring you voices from this event.  

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Generation Justice
4:14 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Occupation And Resistance: From North America To Palestine

Sun. 10/19 7p:   Josh Ruebner, author of “Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace”, speaks with GJ about Obama’s contradicting position on Middle East policy. Our next segment features activists who marched for decolonization in the Indigenous People's Tour on Columbus Day. Tune in to KUNM 89.9 FM to hear these powerful voices on occupation and resistance.

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Generation Justice
3:05 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Celebrating Love-Inspired Work In New Mexico

Sun. 10/12 7p: “Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This Sunday, Generation Justice in collaboration with Native Health Initiative celebrate love-inspired work going on in New Mexico. We’ll hear from the community about incorporating love into solutions for social justice issues.  

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Generation Justice
12:54 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Reflecting On The 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, Loving Chican@ Identity

Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 10/5, 7p: In 1964, more than 700 students from around the country joined organizers and locals in Mississippi to demand rights for black voters. Fifty years later, hundreds gathered to recognize the accomplishments of #FreedomSummer and to talk about ways to continue to build on the lessons of 1964. GJ COIN Intern, Cecy Frescas, attended the celebration and gathered stories and reflection from attendees. Lucia Martinez, also a GJ COIN intern, explores Chican@ identity through a collection of local voices that share how they love their Chican@ identity and what it means to them.

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Generation Justice
11:46 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Nearly 400,000 People Marched In Solidarity For Climate Change Action, Makes Organizing History

Credit Luna Olavarria Gallegos

Sun. 9/28, 7p: As many as 400,000 people marched the streets of New York City in support of climate change last Sunday. It was the largest climate march in history but mainstream news hardly covered the event. In fact, according to a Media Matters study, the Sunday shows on NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox spent only a combined 27 minutes on the topic of climate change in 2013. This week, Generation Justice will air interviews with students, people of color, and artists who attended the Peoples Climate March.

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Generation Justice
1:02 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

UNM Dream Team On Immigration Delays And Deportations

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Sun. 9/21, 7p: Obama’s delayed announcement on immigration forces millions of immigrants to live under the threat of deportation for at least 60 more days. What toll does this uncertainty take on day to day life? Tune in to hear from youth from the UNM Dream Team.

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Generation Justice
12:39 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Youth Forum On The School-To-Prison Pipeline

Credit Kirwan Institute / Ohio State University

Sun. 9/14, 7p: The largest pipeline in the U.S. is from school to prison. No country incarcerates a higher percentage of its population than the United States. And the majority of incarcerated individuals in the U.S. are people of color. Tune in to hear Generation Justice's coverage of the SouthWest Organizing Project's forum on the school-to-prison pipeline, where youth shared their thoughts on the criminalization of young people.

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Generation Justice
2:34 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Mentorship and Success

Credit Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Sun. 6/22 7p: Mentors are a valuable resource to the community and can play a huge role in the lives and development of young people. This week’s show highlights the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in New Mexico by speaking with Chief of Marketing and Outreach Sharon Tenorio, and Big Sister Denise Nava.

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Generation Justice
3:40 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

2014 Women on the Move Awards

Awardees at the 28th Annual Women on the Move Awards on April 10, 2014
Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 5/11 7p: For Mother’s Day our show featured the 28th Annual Women on the Move Awards, presented by YWCA Middle Rio Grande. Speakers include Major General Sandra Finan, recipient of La Estrella award, and Jennifer Metzler of Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, who was named “Woman to be Reckoned With.” 

Our own Roberta Rael was also honored as a Woman on the Move! 

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Generation Justice
2:04 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Community Collaborations

May Day/International Worker's Day, Protect and Serve ABQ, and the Re-Food Project
Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 4/23 7p: This week's show is all about community partnerships organizing for change.

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Generation Justice
9:53 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Empowerment Through Music

Young people working with the Empowerment Through Music: Digital Technology Project
Credit New Mexico Jazz Workshop / http://www.nmjazz.org/JDC_YRC.aspx

Sun. 4/13 7p: The Empowerment Through Music: Digital Technology Project or the New Mexico Jazz Workshop is a program dedicated to freeing the voices of incarcerated youth. Pauly Denetclaw talks with Audra Blea, also known as Lil' Threat Loca, and Alyson Steinman about the young people they work with. All the songs this week are original works by the young people in the Empowerment Through Music: Digital Technology Project. Generation Justice is excited to be collaborating with the New Mexico Jazz Workshop for this special program. 

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Generation Justice
9:51 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Police Militarization And Mental Health Cutbacks

Protests against police violence in Albuquerque
Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 4/6 7p: Generation Justice will host a community panel featuring journalist David Correia and Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino, discussing the historical analysis of militarization of police departments and the decline of mental health resources and how this correlates to where we are at today. We are also joined by local community organizers, Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center Coordinator Sue Schuurman, representative from A.N.S.W.E.R Gloria Rebar, and Kenneth Guy Ellis II, father of the late Kenneth Guy Ellis III, who will talk about the current situation and plans of action.

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Generation Justice
2:20 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Cesar Chavez Day Interviews

Generation Justice at the 2014 Cesar Chavez Day march
Credit Jackie Zamora

This week’s show we aired interviews we did at the 2011 Cesar Chavez Day celebrations. Interviews include the legendary Dolores Huerta, Representative Ben Ray Lujan, Crystal Zamora, Maclovia Sanchez de Zamora, Andrea Serrano, and then Representative, now Senator, Martin Heinrich. We also have announcements about some important upcoming community events!

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Generation Justice
4:32 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Hembras de Pluma on Generation Justice

Hembras de Pluma
Credit Hembras de Pluma

Sun. 3/16 7p: Generation Justice will feature Hembras de Pluma, a collective of women artists who have come together to present personal stories of childhood, growing older, loss, love, grief and joy. They will be joining Generation Justice on Sunday to talk about the inspiration behind their work, and sharing excerpts from their upcoming performances.

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Generation Justice
2:36 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Art and Activism

I Self Devine, Brother Ali, and Los Rakas
Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 3/2 7p: ART Is ACTIVISM!  Producer Luna Olavarria Gallegos looks at the connection between Art and Activism. We’ll hear from Alina Tavares Shelly and Alma Olavarria Gallegos, about their interview with the Panamanian duo Los Rakas. The show also features nationally recognized Hip Hop Activists I Self Devine and Brother Ali, interviewed by Jason Fuller and Markus Beruman.

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Generation Justice
5:55 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Panel On Legislative Outcomes

New Mexico Roundhouse
Credit Generation Justice

Sun. 2/23 7p: Curious about what happened this legislative session? This week we’ll be talking with a panel of policy experts discussing recent important legislative outcomes. Tune in to hear what happened with education, taxes, the living wage, and early childhood education during the session. As always, we're on-air Sundays at 7pm!

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Generation Justice
10:50 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Talking About Love, Featuring Patricia Michaels

Brittany Tsosie interviewing Patricia Michaels
Credit Generation Justice / Generation Justice

Sun. 2/16 7p This week’s show focuses on one of our core values, love! We’ll be hearing from Generation Justice staff and youth about what love means to them, including romantic love, love of self, love of community, and love of family and friends. We’ll also hear Brittany Tsosie’s interview with Taos fashion designer Patricia Michaels about marriage equality. Tune in Sunday at 7pm to hear the show!

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Generation Justice
11:30 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Africana Studies Black History Month Kickoff

Sybrina Fulton with sons Trayvon Martin and Jahavaris Fulton
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Sun. 2/9 7p This week’ show honors Black History Month. On Saturday January 25, 2014 the University of New Mexico hosted the 2014 Africana Studies at UNM Black History Month Kickoff. Sunday’s show featured the guests of honor at the Kick-off: Sybrina Fulton who is the mother of Trayvon Martin and Edward Lewis the co-founder of Essence Communication Inc. and Latina Magazine.

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Generation Justice
3:13 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Youth Voices On The Legislature

Pete Seeger in concert in 1986
Credit Josef Schwarz / Wikimedia Commons

Sun. 2/2 7p: This show will continue our focus on the New Mexico 2014 legislature with a discussion with the New Mexico Coalition for Equity and Justice. They are an intergenerational, statewide coalition focused on educational access, equity, inclusion, and justice. We’ll also hear from young leaders who participated in Children and Youth Day at the legislature. 

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Public Affairs
10:45 am
Sun December 15, 2013

Nelson Mandela Through The Eyes Of Youth

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Sun. 12/15 7p: Did you know that many young people do not know the details of Nelson Mandela's life and work? This week, Generation Justice will have youth talk about what they were NOT taught in school--even in college--about this legend. We'll also have music commemorating the struggle to end apartheid, so tune in!

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Generation Justice
10:30 am
Sun December 8, 2013

Youth Health Literacy Project (#YHLP) On Diabetes Awareness

Generation Justice Fellow Pauly Denetclaw (left) and Youth From San Felipe Pueblo (right) will share their stories.
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Sun. 12/8 7p: Generation Justice presents a show from the Youth Health Literacy Project (#YHLP) on diabetes awareness. The show features powerful personal and community stories about the impact of diabetes.

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