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Crosscurrents Podcast

Crosscurrents: June 11, 2012

Jun 11, 2012

Transitioning from a foster youth to an adult, AB 12 and California policy on emancipating foster youth, a new Oakland school that advocates careers in Public Health, and nurse practitioners serving as primary care physicians.

Crosscurrents: June 7, 2012

Jun 7, 2012

Part 2 in our series on Asian American mental health issues, finding translators for Spanish speakers, and federal and local agents spying on Muslims and mosques.

Crosscurrents: June 6, 2012

Jun 6, 2012

Neighborhood watches grow in Oakland; Question Bridge - Black Males: Do you have a problem eating fried chicken, watermelon, and bananas in front of white people?; "Streetopia" - part exhibit, part festival; and local duo Black Cobra.

Crosscurrents: June 5, 2012

Jun 5, 2012

The latest in California and San Francisco transportation, sequencing Iranian genomes, campaign music, and local musicians The Barbary Ghosts.

Crosscurrents: June 4, 2012

Jun 4, 2012

The psychology of racial profiling in policing; a wrongfully convicted man is still fighting to save his name after prison; remembering the 1906 Earthquake; and Storycorps: A monumental wedding.

Crosscurrents: May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012

Proposition A: San Francisco's garbage and recycling system; dumpster diving; living on food stamps ($4.50 a day); and local musician Tornado Rider.

Crosscurrents: May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

The final program in our series on Oakland's Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods, produced by KALW News and Mills College in Oakland. We take a look at a corner store on Foothill Boulevard, a funeral home that's playing a vital role in the community, and we take a ride on Oakland's bus line 1.

Crosscurrents: May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012

A conversation with Eric McGhee about Prop 28; the voices of San Francisco's unemployed speak up; A Place at the Table: A Gathering of LGBT Text, Image & Voice; Question Bridge: "Black gay men: how do you really feel about yourself?" and local techno-acoustic performer Tycho.

Crosscurrents: May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012

Child health advocates await Supreme Court decision; Bay Area organization gets readers across the country up to speed; an exhibit honors pop music medium of yesteryear; and local cellist Robert Howard.

Crosscurrents: May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

Part 2 of our special on Oakland's San Antonio and Fruitvale neighborhoods. Today we hear from a dynamic principle at Roosevelt Middle School, look at a successful charter school, and take a tour of a community garden in San Antonio Park.

Crosscurrents: May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012

A new documentary urges young people to become more socially and politically active; five young people reflect on politics; Question Bridge: Black Males; and San Francisco's GLBT museum celebrates the fight for social justice.

Crosscurrents: May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012

A special Crosscurrents on Oakland's Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods: mobile food vendors, Street Level's  service to day laborers, and The Unity Council's work in low- to middle-income families. Produced by Mills College in Oakland.

Crosscurrents: May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012

Stories from Richmond High: A foster child’s path to college; Inside the creative minds at the SF Writers' Grotto; Finding the truth in the digital age; and Bay Area Beats: Quinn Deveaux.

Crosscurrents: May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012

Volunteerism fills in the gaps that budget have made in Pinole, CA; the pitfalls of success for black men, the upcoming full solar eclipse and urban astronomers, and exploring sound at the Exploratorium.

Crosscurrrents: May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012

How a famous civil rights song is being revamped for today's young people; a Marin County artist who weaves poetry into his work; local band Lo Cura plays revolutionary party music; and Will Durst's thoughts about Obama's announcement that he supports gay marriage.

Crosscurrents: May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012

Breaking down the cost of the wine known as two-buck Chuck, restaurants offering economy deals during the recession, circus culture in San Francisco, the debut of our new project Hear Here, and baby animals.

Crosscurrents: May 10, 2012

May 10, 2012

Domestic violence and the women's group La Casa de las Madres, a look at San Francisco's Tenderloin through theater, a new documentary film about the dwindling resource of water, and local musician The Tia Fuller Quartet.

Crosscurrents: May 9, 2012

May 9, 2012

Asian American Mental Health: Inside Out; Zydeco By the Bay; and Barbara Dane: Still Singing, Still Resisting.

Crosscurrents: May 8, 2012

May 8, 2012

 Learning to bike in urban areas, understanding democracy through Jazz, a traditional approach to knives and knife-sharpening, SF comedian Will Durst on the Republican vice-presidential nomination, and local musicians Makru.

Crosscurrents: May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012

A conversation with Secretary of the California Department of Corrections, Matthew Cate; meeting one of Miles Davis's sidemen, Kenny Garrett; and local artist Maestro Curtis and His Quintet of Renown.

Crosscurrents: May 3, 2012

May 3, 2012

Workers in the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition strike, documentary filmmaker Terrence Nance, meeting a batting cage instructor in Burlingame, SF comedian Will Durst on the presidential elections, and local musicians Boca do Rio.

Crosscurrents: May 2, 2012

May 2, 2012

Life After Addiction in Zanzibar and San Francisco band Sang Matiz.

Crosscurrents: April 30, 2012

Apr 30, 2012

Realignment funding formula not adding up in all counties; could bail reform bail out California’s overcrowded jails?;  and Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Stanford Law Professor Joan Petersilia

Crosscurrents: April 26, 2012

Apr 26, 2012

An update on the San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi case, a poem in your pocket, a community dance ritual, a new film about the San Francisco adult film industry, and bald eagles.

Crosscurrents: April 25, 2012

Apr 25, 2012

Decoding the mysteries of Bay Area traffic; Doyle Drive and the father of the Golden Gate Bridge; and "The Waiting Room": examining the healthcare system through its public waiting rooms.

Crosscurrents: April 24, 2012

Apr 24, 2012

Update on the Wells Fargo Protests in San Francisco, Secure Communities and sharing fingerprints of those arrested with immigration enforcement officials, American-born children struggle to adapt to Guatemala town, San Francisco dance group celebrates 30 years of art and service, and local musicians The Corner Laughers.

Crosscurrents: April 23, 2012

Apr 23, 2012

Exploring Temescal; a documentary follows Brandon Darby, who went from anarchist to informant; discovering jazz beats off the beaten path; and local duo Los Rakas.

Crosscurrents: April 19, 2012

Apr 19, 2012

 California State University in financial crisis, cuts to Cal Grant that gives low- and middle-income college students financial aid, a conversation with the anti-bullying organization "No Bully," local comedian Will Durst on Mitt Romney, and local musicians Forest Day.

Crosscurrents: April 18, 2012

Apr 18, 2012

Undocumented students wait for the DREAM Act to become a reality; exposing the Bay Area’s major faults; and a Bay Area bike tour is a “summer camp on wheels.” 

Crosscurrents: April 17, 2012

Apr 17, 2012

San Francisco's parklets put public space on the map; social networking goes open source; StoryCorps: The Manalo Love Story; honey: the cure for your seasonal allergies?; and Oakland electro-pop band, Mwa-ha-ha.