Generation Justice highlights the Early Childhood Development Movement in New Mexico. We feature Jessa Bunker, Public Policy Advocate at CHI St. Joseph’s Children, and throughout our podcast, you’ll hear from young parents across NM about the importance of home-visitation programs.
Home visiting can be a really good program for parents, but many people don’t know what it is. The home visiting program sends someone to your house to give you tips on how to raise and take care of your
Early childhood development needs to be a top priority in New Mexico. Recently, New Mexico has dropped in overall childhood well being. This is unsettling because young children are the ones who will grow up to become our next leaders.
Becoming a parent is at once joyous and terrifying. When I had my son, I felt I had done something both miraculous and incredibly stupid. In my family, I had all the support I could have hoped for and still
Recently, New Mexico Voices For Children released a report showing how our state ranked the highest in terms of child poverty. As the 2016 legislative session comes to an end, I still wonder how state leaders plan to resolve this
The creation of life is not casual. It’s a cosmic miracle; a transformative experience. I imagine myself becoming a mother and the incredible responsibility that comes with being a parent. The many different routes motherhood can take, the unexpected moments,
Over the past couple of months with Generation Justice, I’ve learned about the incredible importance of early childhood development for New Mexico. For example, Generation Justice hosted a summer institute with workshops focusing on social justice, media analysis, and equity.
How does the human brain learn? We explored the possibilities of early childhood education. State Representative Mimi Stewart and the New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children’s Executive Director Baji Rankin talked about why early childhood development is
Generation Justice and the Partnership for Community Action took a group of young people to the “Wonder of Learning” exhibit in the New Mexico Natural History Museum. Afterwards we gathered interviews on their opinions on the exhibit, what they learned,