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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
San Felipe Pueblo youth and Generation Justice Fellow Pauly Denetclaw discuss the impact of diabetes.
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.
We celebrate 20 years of incredible work by the Media Literacy Project by featuring interviews with Andrea Quijada, Sut Jhally, Malkia Cyril and Adriann Barboa.
Sun. 11/10 7p: Generation Justice celebrates 20 years of incredible work by the Media Literacy Project (MLP). The show features four incredible interviews: Andrea Quijada, MLP's Executive Director, Sut Jhally, Professor of Communications at the University of Massachusetts and founder and Executive Director of the Media Education Foundation, Malkia Cyril, Executive Director of The Center for Media Justice, and Adriann Barboa, New Mexico Field Director for Strong Families. Tune-in to celebrate with us!
Sun. 3/11 7p : Our guests are parents who have seen the deadly consequences of Opiate and Heroin Addiction. Too often the danger of addiction is not realized until it is too late and some one overdoses. Steve Paternoster’s sixteen-year-old daughter Haley lost her battle with Heroin addiction on April 8th, 2010. Steve Paternoster joins us to talk about his daughter’s addiction and her last hours.