Sun. 12/11 7p: Kalpullli Ehecatl and Ehecatl Aztec Dancers have been educating and entertaining in New Mexico for over 40 years. This Sunday, join us to hear their rhythm and narration from the Aztec Celebration of the Season: Panquetzaliztli. This three part performance refers to the Mesoamerican creation myths and the history behind these traditional Indigenous holiday customs. The play consists of three acts: the retelling of the legend of Huitzilopochitli and Coyolxauhqui, the lyrical version of Panquetzaliztli and the reenactment of Yankwik Tletl.
This Sunday, we highlight the work of individuals and organizations committed to the critical issues of immigration and education. We speak with Barni Qaasim, a California based activist, storyteller and documentarian, Alejandro Macias of the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center, and Ian Esquibel, the Executive Director of The Learning Alliance.
In the wake of the United States’s most expensive and controversial presidential elections, many are in celebration, mourning, or just plain confused. Here at Generation Justice, we will explore the impact of the election together, including all of the pride, fear, and frustration that lingers, even after the polls have closed.
We are in a critical time. More than ever, need to come together to cope and heal. This can only happen by opening our hearts with recognition, respect, and honor. Our shared survival is interwoven. This week, Generation Justice will focus on healing. First, we’ll chat with author and advocate Desiree Woodland about International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day coming up November 19th. Then, we’ll share some our favorite good music that heals our hearts.
This Sunday, join us as we continue our discussion on democracy and youth voter advocacy. We bring in two community leaders from Young Women United; Nicole Messina and Angie Nareja, who discuss the importance of young voters and the Gen Z Vote Project. We speak with a variety of students, faculty and protesters who attended the Bernie Sanders Rally at the University of New Mexico. They share their thoughts on democracy, presidential candidates and why it’s important to vote.
This week, we sit down with Brandon Klugman from Generation Citizen, who will speak about the Vote16USA campaign, a nationwide effort to lower the voting age in local elections. Then, we chat with Antonio Granillo and Karen Campa from the Partnership for Community Action, about the local #Vote16ABQ campaign.
Sun. 10/23 7p: Join us as we continue the important discussion on upcoming elections and voting. first, we sit with activist and community organizer at OLÉ Andrea Serrano. Then, we bring you community voices from the recent Tacos, Cumbia y Democracia event. All share their thoughts on the importance of voting, and what impacts this election will have on New Mexico.
Sun. 10/16 7p: Join Generation Justice as we continue the conversation on voting and the upcoming 2016 elections. We bring the voices of youth leaders Jakia Fuller and Marian Mendez to discuss their experience at the Millennial Votes Matter Convening 2016. And we also chat with Krista Kelley and Fred Sandoval about the Santa Fe County GO Bond, which has major implications for behavioral health in our state.
Sun. 9/25 7p: Generation Justices dedicates the hour to #NoDAPL. We will be joined by Nick Estes, co-founder of The Red Nation, to give us the historical context of the Dakota Access Pipeline and Standing Rock. We will also have a community roundtable featuring New Mexicans who traveled to North Dakota to stand in solidarity with water protectors: Jessie Weahkee, Cheyenne Antonio, Jorge Garcia, Virginia Necochea.
Sun. 9/18 7p: This week, join Generation Justice as we catch up on all the community events going on around town. We’re talking yoga, slam poetry, art exhibitions, and chile fiestas. Not to mention the one-of-a-kind playlist curated by our own GJ crew!
This week, GJ will be introducing you to Wake Self, an MC, performer, and hip hop artist born and raised here in New Mexico. Wake’s newest album “Malala” just released yesterday and is available on his website for FREE. For more jams, and an in-depth interview with the man behind the music, tune in this Sunday.
Sun. 8/21 7p: We have the great honor of introducing our newest youth members to Generation Justice. Hear how these young multimedia makers are bettering communities in New Mexico using the power of their voices. We’ll also be interviewing Jessica Aranda, the Community Engagement Director for the Siembra Leadership High School, a new charter school in Albuquerque specializing in entrepreneurship, innovation, and hands-on learning.
Sun. 7/16 7p: This week, get to know the new voices here at Generation Justice. We have found our 4th Cohort of Generation Justice Fellows: Matthew Brown and Alissiea Hernandez. Tune in to hear their in-depth interviews.
Sun. 7/24 7p: In this show, we discuss Theatre and Empowerment with Michelle Perez and Antonio Granillo of the Working Classroom, an award-winning arts and education program promoting the creative, academic, and leadership potential of talented young artists from historically ignored communities. We then continue the conversation with Ryan Pennington of the Cardboard Playhouse Theatre Company. We will also feature the upcoming, Healthy Workforce ABQ, a ballot initiative that would provide paid sick days to all workers in Albuquerque.
Sun 7/10 7p: We interview Adriel Orozco of New Mexico Immigrant Law Center and Italia Aranda of New Mexico Dream Team for an update on the recent Supreme Court decision over DAPA/DACA+. We also speak with Wendy Linebrink-Allison from New Mexico Crisis and Access Line to discuss Mental Health First Aid. Enjoy our program along with a calendar of events and some cool tunes!
Sun 7/03 7p: Join Generation Justice as we catch up on all the community engagement opportunities going on around town. We’re talking book signings, gardening, theater and more. Not to mention the awesome music we’ve curated just for you!
Sun. 6/26 7p: In this show, we look at the different ways youth in our community take action for social change. Many people are unfamiliar with the social justice work of Girl Scouts, but for more than a century, girls and young women have tackled social and environmental issues through their programming. We talk with Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails to learn more.
Sun. 6/19 7p: GJ shares the love for our Papas and Community! Our papas share their love day to day, which guides us in critical moments. Listen in to hear GJ youth producers reflect on their dads, grandfathers, chosen fathers and more.
Sun 6/12 7p: In this week's show, we talk about defending the rights to protect our health and achieve our dreams. We will be featuring Nancy Koenigsberg of Disability Rights New Mexico to hear about how people with disabilities can find the behavioral health resources they deserve. Then, we talk with Adirel Orozco of the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center and Carla Molina, DREAMER and member of the NM Dream Team.
Sun 6/5 7p: In this show we speak with Jim Gannon & Diane Leal from Catholic Charities New Mexico (CCASFNM) about the resettlement center and we hear from Haneen Amer, a youth poet whose family recently settled in Albuquerque from Iraq.
Sun. 5/29 7p: Two interstate exchanges at $30 million each, an increased tax burden of over $1 billion for schools, roads, and other infrastructure and health impacts related to the increased exposure to blowing sand are just some of the concerns the community has raised about the Santolina Master Plan.
On Sunday, tune in to hear an update from Lorraine Archibald of the Center for Social Sustainable Systems and Juan Reynosa of the Southwest Organizing Project about the Santolina Master Plan.
Sun. 5/22 7p: In this show, we discuss the Department of Justice’s 37-page report on UNM’s handling of sexual assault on campus. We will hear from May Sagbakken of the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico, students and Cathy Cook from Students for Reproductive Justice. We discuss the report and what resources are available for all survivors of sexual violence.
Over the past few years, we’ve been witness to numerous police killings of unarmed women and men of color. At the same time—from New York City, to Ferguson, Albuquerque and San Francisco—community has stood up against police violence.
Sun. 05/01 7p: We take you to the Native American Community Academy (NACA), to learn about their amazing summer travel experiences. We will be talking with NACA teacher, Jake Foreman, and student, Larissa Jojola, about their upcoming trip to Hawai’i, as well as student Josh Haynes about his experience in New Zealand last summer.
Sun. 5/01 7p: The Native American Community Academy (NACA) has provided students with summer travel opportunities to learn about culture, language, and themselves. On this week’s show, we talk with student Josh Haynes about his trip to New Zealand last summer, and we're also joined by teacher Jake Foreman and and student Larissa Jojola to talk with us about their upcoming trip this summer to Hawai’i.
Sun. 4/24 7p: This week we honor Earth Day with a recap of the COP 21 Summit: a meeting of hundreds of activists, Indigenous groups and grassroots organizers who filled the streets of Paris to organize around global climate change. Included in the group were three NM women: Emma Sandoval, Beva Sanchez-Padilla, and Amanda Gallegos from the SouthWest Organizing Project.