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.

The Seventh Generation

Feb 8, 2016

Sun. 2/7 7p: We’re bringing you Indigenous voices from and about the Seventh Generation, including: Casey Camp Horinek (Ponca), Amanda Blackhorse (Diné), Lynnette Haozous (Apache), Rob Brown (Ojibwe), Christina Castro (Jemez and Taos), Nick Estes (Lower Brule Sioux), and Melanie Yazzie (Diné). Join us to learn about Indigenous resistance and resiliency.


01.31.16 Community Events and Legislative Updates

Feb 3, 2016

Sun. 1/31 7p: This Sunday, our show focuses on fresh music handpicked by our members. We also bring you updates from the rotunda and breakdown all of the events happening in the community and during the current Legislative session.

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  Sun. 1/24 7p: In this program we share voices from the New Mexico Legislative Celebrating Children & Youth Day and new music from Albuquerque Native by way of the Dine nation, Def-i.

Honoring Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 15, 2016
Ron Cogswell

Sun. 01/17 7p: Join us as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tune in to celebrate one of the greatest Civil Rights’ leaders in U.S. history.


“When profit and property rights are more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, militarism, and economic exploitation cannot be conquered.”

1.10.16 - #NMSpeaksCrisis

Jan 11, 2016
Generation Justice


Sun. 1/10 7p: Thousands of New Mexicans are living with the pain of not having Comprehensive and Integrated behavioral health services – but there’s a way we can help. This program features the ‪#‎NMspeaksCrisis‬ campaign and what New Mexicans experience due to gaps in the behavioral health system.


1.3.16 Best Of Justice Campaigns

Jan 4, 2016
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Sun. 1/3 7p: We share Part 2 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series with you. We look back at the media justice victories of 2015 – including the FCC’s vote for both net neutrality and prison phone justice. Also, we celebrate how local campaigns and organizing can create change – from protecting ethnic studies curriculum, addressing institutional racism, breaking the silence about NM’s behavioral health crisis, and speaking out about the injustices we see.  

Best Of GJ 2015: Campaigns

Dec 30, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 01/03 7p: As we end 2015, we look back and showcase statewide and national justice campaigns. This Sunday, join us as we air Part 2 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series. From national media justice victories, to local campaigns for ethnic studies and behavioral health, Generation Justice, along with others, have worked to create a better world. Tune in to hear about how organizing and campaign work has built our collective power, Sunday at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at

12.27.2015 Best of Youth Action

Dec 29, 2015

Sun. 12/27 7p: We kick off our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series! We dedicate the show to amazing youth that organize to create change in our community. Youth-led action this year manifested itself in several ways - whether it was developing irrigation systems, walking-out of standardized tests, or testifying to legislators. To hear all about it, tune in at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at #GJLove

Best Of GJ 2015: Youth Action

Dec 23, 2015
Generation Justice

Sun. 12/27 7p: Meet the youth that are changing New Mexico! As we end 2015, we reflect on all the conversations we have shared via the airwaves. This Sunday, join us as we air Part 1 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series. We will honor the youth-led action of this year - taking on issues like standardized testing, teen suicide, police brutality, cultural appropriation, and institutional racism. Tune in Sunday at 7 p.m. on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at to celebrate some of New Mexico’s brightest leaders.

National Student Activism

Dec 21, 2015
Anna Palmer / Occidental College

Sun 12/20 7p: This year, we've seen students across the country speaking out and fighting for institutional accountability. From racial violence to sexual violence, students are organizing around issues of oppression and privilege and demanding change. Student activists from California, New York, and here in New Mexico take a look at issues of equity and how they impact university settings.

All About Love

Dec 11, 2015

Sun. 12/13 7p: We're celebrating LOVE! - whether it's expressed through poetry, music, or letter-writing. We’ll share poetry and music, as well as honor the great Indigenous activist and poet John Trudell. Throughout the show we’ll also be reading letters aloud - love letters that were written in support of New Mexico’s Muslim community. Come celebrate the good with us!



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
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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.