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.

8.23.20 - Operation Legend Town hall

8 hours ago

SUN 8/23 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we learned from “Operation Legend Town Hall.'' In this panel, we hear about the threat that Operation Legend poses to our rights and liberties, how it can impact our community, and the perspectives of legal advocates and community organizers regarding this federal operation.

SUN 8/16 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we heard from Brayan Moreno and Lavina Gray, two young artists from Moving arts Espanola, about their Census campaign and getting participation in Espanola and the Surrounding communities! And from Ahtza Dawn Chavez, Executive Director of NAVA Education Project about making Native voices heard in the 2020 Census. Ahtza gave us an insight as to the detrimental consequences of Native communities not participating. Tune in and Fill Out the Census!

 Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 KUNM

8/9/2020 ACLU & APS School Re-entry Plan

10 hours ago

SUN 8/9 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we learned from Leon Howard, Legal Director for ACLU-NM about the effects of"Operation Legend" in New Mexico. We also heard from Yolanda Montoya-Cordova, The APS Board Secretary for Education on what parents and students of APS schools should expect when it comes to the reopening of schools this upcoming Fall semester!

DOWNLOAD ACLU-NM's Mobile Justice App to record police and border patrol incidents, file reports, witness incidents, and know their rights.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 FM (KUNM)

SUN 8/2 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we spoke to Jim Harvey, the Executive Director of The Center for Peace and Justice, about the recent movement of Operation Legend into our community. We heard from Sarah Silva and her poem, “It was always going to be Customs & Border Protection.” Sarah is a community coach, faith based organizer, and trainer for people while working w/ anti-racism and advocacy tools for children and families.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 FM( KUNM)


7/19/20 People are NOT Mascots & COVID-19 Update

10 hours ago

SUN 7/19 7P: This week on Generation Justice, we learned about the new cases and developments regarding NM’s response to COVID-19 and the importance of the name and mascot change of the Washington NFL football team. We spoke to the Cabinet Secretary of the Human Services Department, Dr. David Scrase. We also spoke with Amanda Blackhorse, a certified Social Worker and a Dine’ advocate against Native American mascots.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 FM


7/12/20 Native American Relief Fund & I Mask Up Campaign

Sep 11, 2020


SUN 7/12 7p: This week on Generation Justice we learned from the president and CEO of New Mexico Foundation, JoAnn Melchor, she spoke about the Native American Relief Fund.

Enrique Cardiel, the Executive Director of the Bernalillo County Community Health Council, spoke with us about the recent #IMaskUp campaign.

Catch us live on Sundays @ 7PM


7/5/20 Annie E. Casey Foundation: Juvenile Incarceration Reform

Sep 11, 2020

Sun 7/5 7p: This week on Generation Justice, GJ Apprentice Pilar Monfiletto spoke with Danielle Lipow from the Annie E Casey Foundation about Juvenile Incarceration and the initiatives to safely reduce the number of youth, particularly youth of color, in institutions.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm


6/28/20 Bringing Down the Statues

Sep 11, 2020

SUN 6/28 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we learned from Aleta 'Tweety' Paisano-Suazo, a longtime and devoted community organizer from Acoma/Laguna Pueblos. She educates all listeners about the history of brutality that Juan de Oñate committed against Pueblo people.

6/21/20 Interview with Dr. Finnie Coleman

Sep 11, 2020

SUN 6/21 7P: This week on Generation Justice we shared an interview with the former director of African American studies at UNM, Dr. Finnie Coleman. We revisit this discussion now in 2020 has the Movement for Black Lives has continued to spark social uprising across the country.

This interview was conducted by longtime GJ member Joshua Horton in the Summer of 2016, which saw consecutive killings of Black people at the hands of the police. Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm

6/14/20 Uplifting Black Voices & Juneteenth Updates

Sep 11, 2020

SUN 6/14 7P: This week on Generation Justice we spoke with community organizers Devont'e Kurt Watson and Arthur Bell about 2020 Juneteenth celebrations happening across the city. Long time GJ member Jonquilyn Hill shares a message in response to recent social uprisings and systemic racism in the U.S.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm

6.7.20 Uplifting Black Voices from Our Community

Sep 11, 2020
Jakia Fuller


This week we dedicated our program to the voices of Black and African American GJ members and community leaders.

5/24/20 Voter Info & Honoring Ramadan

Sep 11, 2020

SUN 5/24 7p: This week on GJ we learned important voter information from Austin Weahkee, the Political Director for NM Native Vote.

This weekend marked the end of Ramadan and the start of Eid! We shared one of our favorite conversations with elder Sahibzada Muzaffar-Uddin, who talked about the meaning and importance of the holy month of Ramadan.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm



5/17/20 Honoring 2020 Graduates

Sep 4, 2020

SUN 5/17 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we celebrate 2020 Graduates! from elementary all the way to Master’s levels.

Congratulations to Violet Hamilton, Gianna Ramirez, Zaid Zeyaee, Milian Cordova, Jaime Martinez Gibson, Jeremiah Hodgkins, Mikeah Merry, Kyle Gonzales, Shantel Alonzo, Jazlin Limas, and Cecilia Frescas. Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 KUNM OR stream on! 

5/10/20 Mother's Day Over the Years

Sep 4, 2020

SUN 5/10 7p: In celebration of Mothers and Chosen Mothers, GJ shared some of the beautiful messages of love and gratitude from members collected over the years.

Tune in to hear messages from young people who celebrate all the ways that mothers and mother figures have shaped and blessed their lives.

As always, catch GJ live every Sunday on 89.9 KUNM FM, or stream us on!




5/3/20 Youth Mental Health during Covid-19

Sep 4, 2020

SUN 5/3 7p: How can parents and families support their youth while at home during the pandemic?

This week on Generation Justice Long time GJ member Pilar Monfiletto spoke with Dr. Amy Rouse, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Dr. Kristina Sowar Assistant Professor and Attending Psychiatrist in the departments of General, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from UNM.

Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 KUNM OR stream on!



4/26/20 City Volunteers and 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Sep 4, 2020

SUN 4/26 7p: This week on Generation Justice we spoke with Nicholas Vottero and Arturo Sandoval!

Nicholas Vottero is the Civic Engagement Coordinator of the Mayor’s Office. He has been active in local food, legislative & administrative policy analysis and advocacy.

Arturo Sandoval is a native of Española, New Mexico who has dedicated his life to civil rights, economic justice, human rights, educational parity and conservation work. He was on the national organizing team for the first-ever Earth Day in 1970.

4/19/20 Millions for Prisoners and youth messages

Sep 4, 2020

Sun. 4/19 7p: This week on Generation Justice we spoke to Selinda Guerrero and Stephonae Nelson from Millions for Prisoners New Mexico.

Also, Generation Justice members Kyle Gonzales, Brenna Two Bears, Riazullah Alkozai, and Kenia Alonzo shared inspiration with our community.

4/12/20 ABQ Mutual Aid and youth messages

Aug 28, 2020

Sun. 4/12 7p: This week on Generation Justice, Jackie Torres talked with Jonathon Alonzo and Selinda Guerrero on Albuquerque Mutual Aid, a coalition of organizers providing food assistance to at-risk families.

GJ members Elijah Cage, Zain Dixon, Pilar Monfiletto, and Barbara Ramirez, shared messages to our community

4.5.20- Covid-19 Update & Youth Perspective

Aug 28, 2020

Sun. 4/5 7p: This week on Generation Justice, GJ member Sunandita Santhanam spoke with the Deputy Director of the Department of Family and Community Services, Gilbert Ramirez, about the City of Albuquerque‘s response in resources and planning for housing, healthcare, food, childcare, and more during these times.

2.23.20 - Roland Martin: "Never Stop Fighting!"

Aug 24, 2020

Sun. 2/23 7p: This week, we share the keynote address from the 2020 Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch celebrating 50 years of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico, featuring Roland Martin. Mr. Martin is the creator and host of The Roland Martin Show, former CNN Contributor, Peabody Award Recipient and winner of two NAACP Image Awards.

Don't miss this passionate and invigorating hour which speaks the truth on common historical narratives; the racism in academic curriculum; and, the responsibility of this generation to keep up the fight!


2/16 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with Rosalinda Dorado Mendoza from El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos and Zoe Hughes from New Mexico Asian Family Center about the 2020 Census and its importance.

David Rogers, the executive director of Dual Language Education Of New Mexico(DLeNM) shares information about important legislation on Dual language and multicultural education.


2.2.20 - Las Mujeres for Avenida Dolores Huerta

Feb 24, 2020

2/2 7p: Generation Justice speaks with Diana Montoya and Angi Gonzales Carver, of Las Mujeres, an organization that works on women's and children's issues in New Mexico. The two share about the initiative to establish Avenida Dolores Huerta in Albuquerque. 

1.26.20 - New Mexico's Kids Count Data

Jan 28, 2020

1/26 7p: What can lawmakers do to help children in New Mexico?

This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with NM Voices for Children Deputy Director, Amber Wallin, about teen/child well-being in our state and the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

Each year, New Mexico Voices for Children releases the Kids Count data in preparation for the New Mexico State legislative session. Tune in to hear how our kids are doing and get an update on the events happening at the Roundhouse. 


1/19 7p:  This week, we take you to "Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism, " a community forum hosted by The UNM College of Population Health in partnership with entities across campus and the community. The forum was hosted by UNM College for Population Health in November 2019.

12.22.19 - A Conversation with Gloria Tristani

Jan 28, 2020

12/22 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we celebrate intergenerational learning! Youth producer Adiana Cordova speaks with Gloria Tristani, a former commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and for the New Mexico State Corporation Commission.

Gloria shares about her journey to policy work; the women who helped shape her; and her advice for young women of color.

"You gotta tell em', I'm smart. I'm educated. I'm committed. I'm passionate."



12.8.19 - Dr. Tommy J. Curry

Dec 9, 2019

12/8 7p:  Where in academia are the experiences of black men and boys told and justified? This week, we hear from Professor Tommy J. Curry, author of the book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood, and Personal Chair of Africana Philosophy & Black Male Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Curry helps us to unpack the narratives about black men and boys that have been distorted in history, media, and academia

11.24.19 - Gratitude 2019

Nov 25, 2019

11/24 7p: What do you have gratitude for? In this season of thanks, GJ youth and staff took time to share what they hold gratitude for. Tune in and let these messages of love put a smile on your face. 

11.17.19 - Climate Stories Through Art

Nov 18, 2019

11/17 7p: This fall 516 Arts and several community partners, including artists from the University of New Mexico, collaborated to create the exhibit, Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande. This regional collaboration includes exhibits, lectures, live performance art, and more.

Tune in to hear from co-curator, Professor Subhankar Banerjee, and contributing artists, laura c. carlson, and Dylan McLaughlin. Our youth producers also share some of the local events happening in the Albuquerque area! 

11/10 7p: Generation Justice is proud to announce the 2019/2020 Cultivating Leaders Practicum Program is off to an exciting start!

11.5.19 - Interview with Wake Self

Nov 5, 2019

11/5 7p: Our community woke up today to the devastating news that local NM hip hop artist Andrew 'Wake Self' Martinez has passed away. 

Generation Justice sends our sincerest condolences to Andrew’s family and our community. 

On Sunday, November 3rd, Generation Justice aired this interview with Wake Self, conducted by 13-year-old Emilio Bauvallet.