Sun 2/12 7p: Generation Justice brings you the voice of ABQ City Councilor and director of ProgressNowNM, Patrick Davis, to discuss our current political climate, and how President Trump's legislation might impact the state of New Mexico. We'll also talk with two #NoDAPL supporters, Davin "Legun" Coriz and Christopher Lujan, about the most recent developments on the movement.
If you missed Sunday's show, it's not too late! Check out our podcast as we sit down with to Peter Simonson, the Executive Director for the ACLU of New Mexico to discuss what they're organizing and preparing for.
Sun. 1/22 7p: We welcome you to join us Sunday 1.22.17 as we dedicate the hour to music that moves us and women who inspire us. For this week’s production we highlight songs that reflect some of our core values; love, empowerment and action. Tune in at 7:00 pm on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at KUNM.org
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!