3.27.16 – #NMspeaksCrisis Town Hall

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Missed our #NMspeaksCrisis Behavioral Health Town Hall? No worries, we recap the night on this week’s show. We will share statements made by Senator Martin Heinrich, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Congressman Ben Ray Lujan. Also, we will feature a

3.20.16 – Our Community: From César Chávez to Behavioral Health

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In this podcast, we talk about the legacy of César Chávez with members of the Recuerda a César Chávez Committee: Kira Luna and Travis McKenzie. We’ll also speak with New Mexico In Focus Host, Gene Grant, about what the Behavioral

3.13.16 – Generation Justice Transitions

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  On this week’s podcast, we bid a fond farewell to Melissa Harris, who has been our Operations Coordinator for the past 4 years. We also say “Hello” and welcome to our new OC, Jennifer Lim! Finally, we introduce our

Channeling My Inner Maria

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Recently, I met with award-winning journalist, Maria Hinojosa. Just a few months ago, I didn’t know who Maria Hinojosa was. I had never heard of her work, her obstacles or her triumphs. Maria hosts and produces Latino USA, a groundbreaking

Just Like Maria

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I have distant memories of hearing Maria Hinojosa’s voice on Latino USA as a young girl. When I was selected as a Generation Justice Fellow, I never expected I would actually have the opportunity to meet Maria. Meeting and speaking

03.06.16 – Early Childhood Development & Home Visiting Programs

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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.

Why Home Visits Are Important for First Time Parents

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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

Protecting the Growing Brain

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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.

Home Visits for the Non-Expert Parent

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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