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East Palo Alto Edition: February 9, 2021

East Palo Alto Edition

KALW’s Health & Equity reporting project will focus on 5 Bay Area communities – West Oakland, East Palo Alto, SF Bayview, Fairfield, and Richmond. In this morning's news update, we focus on East Palo Alto.

Check out SFGate’s running blog with updates about vaccines around the Bay Area.

On Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6:30pm, San Mateo County hosts a Spanish-language Covid-19 Vaccine Community Forum on Facebook Live. The virtual forum addresses concerns about the Covid-19 vaccine and the psycho-emotional effects of the pandemic. Watch live on San Mateo County's Facebook event page

On Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 5pm, San Mateo County’s Facebook page hosts a virtual program about black-led organizations that empower youth of color. In honor of Black History Month, San Mateo County is celebrating black leaders at these organizations -- Family Connections, StreetCode Academy, and Girls to Women. Watch live on this website

Click the play button above to listen to the live newscast with info & resources in East Palo Alto.

Sonia Narang is the editor and project manager for KALW's Health & Equity series. Before that, she managed elections coverage for the station. Over the past decade, Sonia reported social justice stories from her home state of California and around the globe for PRI's The World radio program, NPR News, The Washington Post's The Lily, and more.
Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.