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The Specialist: Sidewalk canvasser

Apr 26, 2018
Raja Shah

On this episode of The Specialist, we spend a day in the shoes of a sidewalk canvasser.

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Ivan Garcia is only 15 years old, but he’s already working with Oakland city officials, and was appointed by Mayor Libby Schaaf to the city’s Youth Advisory Commission.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs

After the destruction of the North Bay Fires, most Sonoma County residents could get financial assistance to help rebuild. But for the more than 40,000 undocumented immigrants living there, access to financial support has been limited.

For the month of January Your Call's "must read" is Jane Mcalevey's No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age.  Read it, then join the conversation on Tuesday, January 24th at 10 AM PST. 

 On the June 20th edition of Your Call, Loretta Ross joins us to discuss the book, Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Rights.

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 On the December 2nd edition of Your Call we’ll discuss the rise in Islamophobia. 

City Visions: New Visions for Climate Justice

Jul 22, 2014

What does it mean to confront the growing Bay Area’s energy needs in a time of climate crisis? Can we have power without pollution? Host David Onek and guests discuss visionary community-based solutions and organizing in Richmond and beyond.

Guests:

  • Gopal Dayaneni: Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project
  • Vivian Huang: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)
  • Andrés Soto: Communities for a Better Environment

Producer: Zara Zimbardo

Today on Your Call: How are moms organizing?

May 12, 2013

On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with authors of The Thinking Moms' Revolution and activists Moms Demand Gun Sense in America and climate parents. How have they successfully organized for things like healthcare, early childhood education, and global warming? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Kim Spencer, member of The Thinking Moms' Revolution

Cynthia Pillsbury, member of Moms Demand Gun Sense in America

Lisa Hoyos, co-founder of Climate Parents

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