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.

Local Hip-hop Artists Wake Self And DJ Young Native

May 1, 2015
Generation Justice / www.generationjustice.org

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Sustaining Earth

Apr 8, 2015
1800recycling.com

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
NativeNewsOnline.net

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

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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 kunm.org.  

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.

#BlackLivesMatter

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. 

What Is On This Year's Ballot?

Oct 30, 2014

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.  

Young People Care About Voting

Oct 23, 2014
William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

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.  

Occupation And Resistance: From North America To Palestine

Oct 16, 2014

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.

Celebrating Love-Inspired Work In New Mexico

Oct 7, 2014

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.  

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.

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.

UNM Dream Team On Immigration Delays And Deportations

Sep 19, 2014
a_auzanneau / Flickr

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.

Youth Forum On The School-To-Prison Pipeline

Sep 12, 2014
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.

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.

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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