GJ Community Voices: Youth at the Legislature

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On January 20th 2015, Generation Justice had the opportunity to attend Children and Youth Day at the State Legislature in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Generation Justice conducted interviews with youth from all over the state representing several organizations including the

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Laurie Weahkee

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“Think about generations yet to come” By Pauly Denetclaw and Christina Rodriguez ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — The trail to the top was steep and lined with hundreds of black volcanic rocks. There was a slight breeze but it offered little relief

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Moneka Stevens-Cordova

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“I am my community” By Chantel Trujillo & Jason Fuller ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — Moneka Stevens-Cordova was in her late teens when she heard the call for youth advocacy. At the time, she was living in a group home. “There was

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Series: Tomas Guillermo Martinez

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“I Am Who I Serve”  Tomas Martinez is an outreach coordinator and a promotor at La Plazita Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  [Photo: Alden Bruce] By Lucia Martinez and Thema Fenderson ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “I love the National Geographic because

Generation Justice at the Gathering of Nations [Video]

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Generation Justice interviews attendees at the 2014 Gathering of Nations. The speak on the false stereotypes of Native American, and shared messages with youth who deal with these stereotypes on a daily basis.

Generation Justice Visits the Wonder of Learning [VIDEO]

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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,

Generation Justice speaks with UNM students about education and voting [Video]

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Generation Justice speaks to students on the University of New Mexico campus on the issues of education and about getting involved in the electoral process.

Indigenous Peoples Tour of UNM [Video]

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As part of Indigenous Resistance Week, local activists organized and marched in the Indigenous Peoples Tour of UNM, which aimed to highlight the university’s complicity in conquest, colonization, and the ongoing erasure of Indigenous Peoples. Participants called for the abolition of

#GJLove: Celebrating Love! [Video]

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Celebrating Love Event RE-EDIT from Generation Justice on Vimeo. On September 14th 2014, the Native Health Initiative (NHI) hosted an event to celebrate love the Rail Yards Market. The purpose was to have people reflect on how love can work