The Potential of Politics

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The election results from last Tuesday exemplify how a combination of money and cynicism can transform our country overnight. 3.67 billion dollars went into this year’s midterm elections – a new all-time high. The trouble is, behind all the advertisements and

11.2.14 Election [Radio]

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What’s on this year’s ballot? And which races are most going to impact our state moving forward?  New Mexico news and politics blogger Joe Monahan explained the importance of Tuesday’s election. Also, attorney and political analyst Laura Sanchez shared her

Two Big Reasons Why You Should Vote

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Once again, the signs of election time are upon us: the endless reruns of political commercials, the people knocking on your door, and the posters and billboards littered around the city. So many young adults have seen the constant ads

10.26.14 – Youth, Elections, and Mental Health [Radio]

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Where do you see yourself in four years? What policies or positions will impact your future? This show features, OLE’s Andrea Serrano discussing the importance of youth being involved in the electoral process. We also hear from young people about

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.

10.5.14 – Freedom Summer and Chican@ Identity [Radio]

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In 1964, more than 700 students from around the country joined organizers and locals in Mississippi to demand rights for black voters. Fifty years later, hundreds gathered to recognize the accomplishments of Freedom Summer and to talk about ways to

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

2.10.13 Youth Empowerment [Radio]

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Sunday February 10th, 2013 Generation Justice’s radio show was all about Youth and Empowerment.

11.4.12 Election Show [Radio]

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This show features an interview discussing the proposed increase in minimum wage, a compilation of community voices about this years election, and a Youth Roundtable and commentary, discussing the election and the important issues.