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Generation Justice - KUNM Youth Radio

Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Hosted by Various

Generation Justice inspires youth to become media makers committed to social transformation.

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. 

 

11/3 7p: This week, we hear from people working for social change through academia and music. First, youth producer Emilio Bauvallet sits down with Albuquerque hip-hop artist Wake Self for an exclusive introduction to his new album, Ready to Live. Wake shares what inspires him and his advice to New Mexico youth! 

10/20 7p: How can we maintain spiritual wellbeing while doing activism and social change? This week we hear from the UNM African American Student Services 2019 UNM Black Cultural Conference Keynote Speaker, Ericka Huggins! Ericka is an educator, poet, human rights activist, a former Black Panther Party leader, and a former political prisoner.

10/27 7p: What do the 2019 APS school board candidates know about race equity? Will they listen to youth? We find out more about the candidates from New Mexico youth who asked them these questions and more, Isabella Mary Baker​ and Jacob Martinez, two youth organizers with VIA Youth Voices in Action​!

And don’t miss author Matt Mendez, who shares the inspiration for his latest book, Barely Missing Everything, and how important it is for young people of color to have representation in literature.

 

10.13.19 - Protecting #MaunaKea & #NetNeutrality

Oct 14, 2019

10/13 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with people who are working to educate and organize to protect the sacred Mauna Kea and Net Neutrality protections for all. We hear from Lehua Lopez, a Native Hawaiian cultural anthropologist based in Albuquerque. Lehua has taught Hawaiian culture for more than 40 years and joins us to share about the importance of Mauna Kea and how we can help.

Then, Gaurav Laroia, Senior Policy Counsel for Free Press, helps us break-down the recent federal appeals court decision on Net Neutrality.

10/6 7p: This week, we heard the journeys that some New Mexicans have taken to find their voices and to make connections across the world.

Justin Allen and Kelly Garcia-Chavez, of the abolitionist group Millions For Prisoners- New Mexico, joined us to talk about finding your voice through your vote, and the fight to restore voting rights to incarcerated people.

9/29 7p: This week on GJ, we looked at how the community is building liberation and opportunity for all. Demetrius Johnson, Chair of the Albuquerque Freedom Council of the Red Nation, introduces us to the Red Deal— a movement document for Indigenous liberation.

Then, we spoke with Jorge Cortez, Mina Mays, Nightmare, and DJ Gravity, four youth performers who will share all about the 10th anniversary of Warehouse 508 in Albuquerque.

Catch GJ Live every Sunday night at 7 pm! 

 

9.22.19 - Democracy Dollars 2019

Oct 7, 2019

9/22 7p: Have you heard of Burque Bucks? This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with Reina Davis and Sherele Brooks, two community organizers who shared their work for Democracy Dollars, or Burque Bucks. Albuquerque voters will make their decision on this local campaign finance proposition this November 5th.

Don't miss Reina and Sherele as they share about Democracy Dollars and how youth can get involved with local politics and civic engagement!

 

 

9/15 7p: September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month. This week, we sit down with two New Mexicans who have dedicated their lives to prevention work after losing loved ones to suicide. We meet Desiree Woodland of Breaking the Silence New Mexico and Bee Chavez from the New Mexico Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The two share their journies to prevention work and the resources available.

9.8.19 - Climate Action & Sustainable Fashion

Oct 7, 2019

9/8 7p: This week, we look at New Mexican youth who are organizing for solutions to climate change and using innovative ways to address waste in the fashion industry.

We will speak to Olivia Gonzalez and Vivien McCullough, two youth organizers of the upcoming Global Climate Strike in Albuquerque. We also hear from Jakia Fuller, an interdisciplinary artist who shares about upcycling for sustainability in fashion.

 

 

09/01 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we look at new narratives in black history. Professor Sherri Burr, Emertius Professor of Law at the UNM Law School, introduces her new book "Complicated Lives: Free Blacks in Virginia 1619-1865." Professor Burr shares the little-known stories of Black and Native people who were free before the Civil War.

8.25.19 - Close the Camps Report Back

Sep 16, 2019

08/25 7p: In July, DHS prepared to detain hundreds of immigrant children and families at the Fort Sill Military Base in Lawton, Oklahoma. At the same, hundreds of organizers, activists, and protestors from around the country gathered to hold peaceful resistance at Fort Sill in an effort to "Close the Camps."

 Jonathon Alonzo, co-President of Fight For Our Lives Albuquerque, Annarae Serrano, Freshman at Fort Lewis College, and Eli Cuna, National Field Director for United We Dream, join us to discuss the action that received national attention. 

8.25.19 Youth Voices : Janna Jihad

Sep 16, 2019

8/25 7p: Since the age of 7, Janna Jihad has reported on the violence and injustice that her community experiences every day under Israeli occupation.

 This Summer Janna embarked on a tour of the United States to spread awareness of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and to encourage US citizens and lawmakers to take action. In this segment youth producer, Mutazz Jaber, speaks with Janna about her work. 

8/18 7pm: On this special edition of Generation justice, enjoy a lecture from the U.S. Senator Dennis Chavez Endowed Lectureship/Symposium on Law and Civil Rights, featuring Professor Alvaro Bedoya, founding director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law.

Professor Bedoya is an expert on government surveillance, commercial data collection, and their impact on immigrants and people of color.

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