I am Chicana…

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“Embracing Chicana as my identity means that I will not comply and sit quietly inside of the racist box that has been created to overgeneralize and segregate my people.” On October 5th, 2014, Generation Justice aired a radio show that

Exploring Journalism and Justice

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Kent Paterson is an investigative journalist who documents stories that are overwhelmingly honest, and have created a lasting impact on my perspective. He has written about police militarization, institutionalized injustice, disappearances, uprisings, poverty, and femicide on both sides of the

A Taste of Social Justice Journalism

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“This work has to be supported by the community.” – Kent Paterson Christina Rodriguez and I had the opportunity to engage in a discussion with Kent Paterson, who is an incredibly inspiring journalist. He has been working through the framework of

Clear Skies and Open Hearts [Blog]

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To me, love seems like a force that can manifest in any direction that your imagination desires. To me, love is creativity.Walking through the gravel up the Railyards, I could breathe in the smell of green chile roasting and hear

50 Years of Fighting for Human Dignity [Blog]

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By: Cecilia FrescasIt was 8am in Jackson, Mississippi. I had been traveling for the past twenty-four hours, with only three of those hours dedicated to sleep. It was hot and humid, and I was tired from carrying around all the

No Longer Mexican, Not Just American, Now Chican@ [Blog]

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For as long as I can remember, I have been Chicana, yet, I have always grappled with understanding what exactly that means. From a young age my parents instilled a Chicano pride in me: “We are Chicanos,” nothing less and

Radio Experience: My First Time Hosting!

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On Sunday, August 24th, I had my very first experience co-hosting for the Generation Justice Radio Show. The content of the show included a discussion on police brutality and the militarization of police departments in the United States. Because of

Creative Writing Workshop with Bruce George

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“The power of word is crucial and can move mountains.” – Bruce George On July 2nd, four members of the Generation Justice team attended a creative writing workshop that was held at the John Marshall Center in Albuquerque and was sponsored

Our Culture of Communication [Blog]

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The importance of connectivity is greater than ever in this age of smartphones, wifi, and cloud networks. I am not only talking about connecting to the internet, but the importance of truly connecting with others. At one of my first