Community Voices on the SNAP Work Requirements

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Are Food Stamps Regulations too Strict in New Mexico? from Generation Justice on Vimeo. The Human Services Department (HSD) of New Mexico (NM) recently held a hearing in Santa Fe, NM around the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). Several members

7.26.15 – Lena Quintana & 111 Media Collective

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On this program, we feature the work of awesome local community members! First, we hear from Magdalena (Lena) Quintana, a Global Youth Messenger with the Centers for Spiritual Living. Lena has been working to establish a successful youth program at

7.19.15 -Dr. William Barber II (NM Voices For Children)

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This show features Reverend Dr. Barber’s keynote speech at the New Mexico Voices for Children: Kids Count conference that took place on June 29. Reverend Dr. Barber’s powerful speech touches on issues of equality as well as on what it

Deeper than a Logo

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REDSKIN: “noun, Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive, a contemptuous term used to refer to a North American Indian.” Scrolling down my Facebook timeline, something caught my eye. A friend shared an article on the recent cancellation of the Washington Redskins

On Self-Help

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A couple of months ago a friend recommended I read “The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling” by Stephen Cope. Throughout the book, Cope interweaves teachings from the “Bhagavad Gita”—an ancient allegory

7.12.15 – Eyewitness in Gaza

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Samia Assed, local activist, Ayman Nijim, Child Trauma Specialist, and Richard Becker, of the ANSWER Coalition, speak on the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza and on restoring the Gazan village of Khuza’a.   Production Team: Hosts – Jakia Fuller and Josh

Remembering Aiyana Stanley-Jones

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In the summer of 2010, I was blessed with the opportunity to attend the US Social Forum in Detroit with Generation Justice. I was 16. While there, I remember hearing a story I would never forget, the story of Aiyana

What Mainstream Media isn’t Asking: #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches?

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In the weeks since the Charleston Massacre, at least six predominantly Black churches have been set on fire across the South. Mainstream media has been awfully quiet about these acts of terror. This should not come as a surprise, as

The Corporate Media Straightjacket

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In the past year, I’ve woken up to the lies corporate media presents about me and my community. I’m learning how to deconstruct corporate media’s scripts and analyze its “facts.” I question if the corporate narrative represents our community. I’m