Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Vesta Copestakes on Community and Conversation and Zoe Nicholson on the Suffragette Miss Alice Paul , broadcast on 3/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Vesta Copestakes on Community and Conversation and Zoe Nicholson on the Suffragette Miss Alice Paul , broadcast on 3/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170320.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Vesta Copestakes, Publisher/Editor, Sonoma County Gazette

2. Zoe Nicholson , Author, Producer, Miss Alice Paul – Heart of an Activist and The Hungry Heart – A Woman’s Fast for Justice

Announcements
(see Coming Events below)

Guest  1.  Vesta Copestakes discusses the need for communication with each other over community issues and realize the importance of passing the need for vigilant protection of hard gained rights for women to the new generations who may assume that such rights were always present.

Guest Link:   www.sonomacountygazette.com

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Guest 2.   Zoe Nicholson talks about her act of fasting for 37 days in Springfield, Illinoiss in support of the Equal Rights Amendment in 1982 and how it helped her to understand the soul committment of Alice Paul to the Women’s Suffrage Movement one hundred years ago.  Zoe talks about Alice Paul’s unwavering passion for Equality under the Law.  Zoe has produced an interactive website devoted to Miss Alice Paul to help the overcome the censorship of her contributions to the furthering of women;s rights from history books by rival political factions.

Guest Link:

www.lunesoleilpress.com/the-hungry-heart-a-womans-fast-for-justice.html
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National Women’s History Project Link:  http://www.nwhp.org/

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Announced Coming Events::

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4pm to 6pm: Women in Politics in Sonoma County,, Carpenters Hall, 1700 Corby Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

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Music Selections:

We were there by Bev Grant

Which Side are You On by Bev Grant

www.bevgrant.com

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Alicia Sanchez on International Women’s Day March and Martha Wheelock on her film Inez Milholland, broadcast on 3/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Alicia Sanchez on International Women’s Day March and Martha Wheelock on her film Inez Milholland, broadcast on 3/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170313.html

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Featuring Guests:

1. Alicia Sanchez, President, Board of Directors, Radio KBBF

2. Martha Wheelock , Producer and Director of the film Inez Milholland; Member, Board of Directors, National Women’s History Project

Announcements
(see Coming Events below)

Remembering Lady LIberty, Mother of Exiles, and her poetess Emma Lazarus, whose poem The New Colossus helped raise money for the Statue of Liberty.

Guest  1.  Alicia Sancez reports on the Day Without Women March in Santa Rosa on International Women’s Day of March 7th and puts it into perspective of many decades of struggle for women’s rights, civil rights and workers’ rights. Alicia, as President of the Radio KBBF Board of Directors,  announces an event Immigration Forum on Saturday March 18th, noon – 4pm at the Carpenter’s Hall next to the Radio KBBF studio at 1799 Corby Ave, Santa Rosa, CA

Guest Link:  www.kbbf-fm.org

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Guest 2.   Martha Wheelock is a writer, producter, film director and efducator.  Her latest film is a portrait of the suffrage martyr, Inez Milholland, famous for her rallying appearance at the women suffrage marches on her white horse.  Martha is making the video available for Women’s Spaces listeners at her website for a free download.

Guest Link: http://inezmilholland.org/

National Women’s History Project Link:  http://www.nwhp.org/

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Announced Coming Events::

Saturday, March 18, 2017, noon – 4pm Immigration Forum, Carpenters Hall, 1700 Corby Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4pm to 6pm: Women in Politics in Sonoma County,, Carpenters Hall, 1700 Corby Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

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Music Selections:

Heal the World – Michael Jackson’s song performed by Connie Talbot

Standing on the Shoulders, by Earth Mama

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Molly Murphy MacGregor on National Woimen’s History Month of March and Barbara “Dusty” Roads NWHP Honoree and her biographer Elaine Rock, broadcast on 3/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Molly Murphy MacGregor on National Woimen’s History Month of March and Barbara “Dusty” Roads NWHP Honoree and her biographer Elaine Rock, broadcast on 3/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170306.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Chair of the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) Board of Directors

2. Barbara “Dusty” Roads , NWHP 2017 Honoree for her lead for Flight attendant labor rights

3. Elaine Rock , Historian, Biographer of Barbara “Dusty” Roads

Announcements
(see Coming Events below)

Guest  1.  Molly Murphy MacGregor recounts some of the struggles for the country to acknowledge the valuable contribution of Women’s History. Molly shares some of the stories of the honorees of NWHP this year 2017 with the theme “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business.”

Guest Link: http://www.nwhp.org/womens-history-month/2017-honoree-nominations/

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Guest 2.   Barbara “Dusty” Roads is one of the NWHP 2017 Honorees.  She shares her journey to the skies as an attendant, since becoming a pilot was prohibited to women at the time.  Dusty led the fight for women’s rights while on the job as a flight attendant, inspired by Eleonor Roosevelt whom she served and talke with on a flight, organizing with the Airline Stewards and Stewardesses Association (ALSSA)  union to erase the age limit of 32 for stewardesses.  Dusty eventually became a lead lobbyist for ALSSA.

Guest Link: Read more about Dusty at her biographer’s Elaine Rock’s site http://elainerock.com/

Guest 3.  Elaine Rock is an historian and is in the process of gathering 2 years of inerviews with Barbara “Dusty” Roads. Elaine will help fill in the details for Dusty and share why she was attracted to write this biography.

Guest Link:  http://elainerock.com/

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Announced Coming Events:

March 22, 2017, 4pm to 6pm: Women in Politics in Sonoma County, Carpenters Hall, 1700 Corby Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

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Music Selections:

We are the Women by Betsy Rose with the Womansong Chorus from the album Welcome to the Circle

Come to the Circle by Betsy Rose with the Womansong Chorus from the album Welcome to the Circle
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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Nancy Rogers of Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow and Dr. Harriet Fraad on the history and correction of the Women’s Movement, broadcast on 2/27/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Nancy Rogers of Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow and Dr. Harriet Fraad on the history and correction of the Women’s Movement, broadcast on 2/27/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170227.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Nancy Rogers: President, Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

2. Dr. Harriet Fraad:  Psychothrerapist, Author

Announcements
(see Coming Events below)

Guest  1.  Nancy Rogers shares how she became so passionate for helping youth enter college, coming from Arkansas and finding ways to go to college and further educate herself.  Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow  provides support to local youth programs, mentoring and scholarships for high school and college students. Nancy and her husband Harold Rogers are the founders of the Martin Luther King Juneteenth Community celebration in Santa Rosa, which Is celebrating their 46th year in June. They also own Red Rose Catering in Santa Rosa.

Guest Link: nr000@aol.com

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Guest 2.     Dr. Harriet Fraad visits us at our Radio KBBF Santa Rosa studio from New York and shares with us the rise of feminism in the USA, its successes, and how it failed to incorporate class struggle in the feminist movement. 42% of children are now born outside of marriage, and women suffer the least equality among the richer nations. Dr. Fraad was pleased to the Women’s March in January 2017 demonstrated that women and men can work together and not see themselves as adversaries, and build those vital social connections for their mental health and their community’s mental health.

Guest Link: www.harrietfraad.com

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Announced Coming Events:

March 22, 2017, 4pm to 6pm: Women in Politics in Sonoma County, Carpenters Hall, 1700 Corby Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA

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Music Selections:

Ain’t Gonna let No One Turn Me Around by Lyda Vilolet

The Times they are a changing, performed by Brothers and Sisters from the album Dylan’s Gospel

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Jennifer Schallert on Powerful Women Reuniting and Jolene Strange on Sonoma County Measure A General Fund Tax on Cannabis, broadcast on 2/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Jennifer Schallert on Powerful Women Reuniting and Jolene Strange on Sonoma County Measure A General Fund Tax on Cannabis, broadcast on 2/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170220.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Jennifer Schallert: Volunteer, North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP); Host, Happy Hour of Powerful Women Uniting for a Powerful Future

2. Jolene Strange:  Member of Boad of Directors, Sonoma County Growers Associaion; Paralegal, Canna Legal, a division of the Beck Law Group.

Announcements
(see Coming Events below)

Guest  1.  Jennifer Schallert shares her journey as a mother of 2 boys into active partipation in democracy at the local level. Jenn as a volunteer joined the Integrated Voter Engagement Team of NBOP to register voters in neglected areas of the county. Emboldened by the large turnout for the Women’s March in January, Jenn announces a free Happy Hour called:  Powerful Women Reuniting, from the March to Our Future, to bring about conversation and networking between local politicians and women in the community.  The link to the event is below.

Guest Link: http://northbayop.org/

Guest Event: Fb event page for the Happy Hour for Powerful Women Reuniting

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Guest 2.    Jolene Strange talks of her journey to the forefront of the medical cannabis and recreational cannabis entry into the commercial market.  Jolene joined the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Growers Association and professionally helps growers to enter the legal but highly regulated market.  Jolene talks about the hastily decided Measure A offered to the voters in the county by the Board of Supervisors (BOS) without any opposition printed in the Voter Pamphlet Guide for the ballot of March 7, 2017.  The county needs a funding source for the new land use regulation passed by the BOS in December 2016, and hopes to sqeak by with majority vote for the General Fund tax measure.  Yet the voices of patients and current growers supplying the medicine to patients were dealt severe restrictions and prohibitions from growing at their current locations, promising to raise prices of the medicine and disrupt communities and relationships formed around the implementation of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. The County was invited to take part in this radio discussion, but did not return calls.

Guest Link: www.scgalliance.com

Balotpedia  link to the Business Tax Ordinance (6188) presented as a General Fund Tax on Meaure A for March 7, 2017.  Be sure to vote.

Link to Sonoma County’s Adopted Medical Cannabis Program Ordinances & Policies

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Announced Coming Events:

Friday, February 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDT  SCGA Workshop: Cooperatives – Strategies to Help Cottage Operators to Succeed,

Saturday, February 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am PDT
Piner High School, Santa Rosa.
Healthcare Town Hall – Santa Rosa with  Rep. Mike Thompson, and CA Senator Mike McGuire,
CA Senator Ed Hernandez, CA Senator Bill Dodd, and CA Assemblymember Jim Wood

 Friday, March 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDT
SCGA Workshop: Transition and Taxes

Friday, March 3 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Happy Hour: Powerful Women Reuniting, from the March to Our Future

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Music Selections:

A Change is Gonna Come sung by Leela James

Everybody Knows performed by Concete Blonde, music and lyrics by Leonard Cohen.

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Faith Ross and Gloria Robinson on Black History Month in Petaluma, broadcast on 2/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Faith Ross and Gloria Robinson on Black History Month in Petaluma, broadcast on 2/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170213.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Faith Ross: Founding member of Petaluma Blacks for Community Development; Commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Sonoma County; Facilitator, Dialogue on Race

2. Gloria Robinson:  Founder of Petaluma Blacks for Community Development; co-Founder of Sonoma County Chapter of NAACP

Announcements

Guest  1.  and 2. Faith Ross and Gloria Robinson talk about Black History in Sonoma County and how they came to be active in the community to promote and share African American culture. Every year Black History Month Events are presented in February, which we will list below. Also the Petaluma Museum features this month Black Athletes – their challenges, triumphs, and impact on American Culture.

Guest Link: fb page of Petaluma Blacks for Community Development

www.petalumamuseum.com

Black History Month Events in Petaluma in February are listed below:

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Music Selections:

Harriet Tubman by Holly Near

Ain’t Gonna Let No One Turn Me Around by Lydia Violet

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Dr. Harriet Fraad on human connectedness and mental health (Part 2), broadcast on 2/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Dr. Harriet Fraad on human connectedness and mental health (Part 2), broadcast on 2/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170206.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Dr. Harriet Fraad: Psychotherapist, Author, Economic Update Contributor

Announcements

Guest  1.  Dr. Harriet Fraad continues from where we left our discussion on our show of 12/19/16 to describe the importance of human connections in our life for personal and societal mental health.  Dr. Fraad lists the 4 legs of social connections which support healthy mental lives.

Guest Links: hfraad@aol.com (type in the theme in the subject line)

www.democracyatwork.info

Related Link:  Part 1 on show of 12/19/16

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Music Selections:

Battle Hymn of Women by Betsy Rose with the Womansong Chorus from the album Welcome to the Circle

Blood of the Ancients by Betsy Rose with the Womansong Chorus from the album Welcome to the Circle
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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Kimberly Kompel on the SF’s Women’s March of 1/21 and Alicia Ramon on the Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO), broadcast on 1/30/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Kimberly Kompel on the SF’s Women’s March of 1/21 and Alicia Ramon on the Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach  (IOLERO), broadcast on 1/30/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170130.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Kimberly Kompel: particpant in the Million Women’s March in San Francisco on January 21, 2017

2. Alicia Ramon, Attorney, Chair, Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

Announcements

Recap of the North Bay Community Engagement Fair at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Sunday January 29, 2017

Guest  1.  Kimberley Kompel describes what moved her to march and what she experienced besides a sea of Pink Pussy Hats in the San Francisco part of the national Million Women March on January 21, 2017, the day after the Inaguration of Donald Trump as President of the USA.

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Guest 2.  Alicia Ramon is the Chair of the new Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO), Alicia is an attorney specializing in tenant rights, civil rights and personal injury claims, Alicia also currently represents clients suing the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Rosa Police Department, and Sebastopol Police Department concerning the seizure of vehicles. She was also active in seeking reconciliation for the killing of 12-year old Andy Lopez for carrying a toy rifle that appeared threatening to a Sheriff Deputy.  Alicia describes her path to being Chair of IOLERO and how IOLERO, as stated on its website, provides all members of the public with independent and effective review of complaints against the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, making policy recommendations to improve the responsiveness of the Sheriff’s Office to the community, and maintaining continual engagement with members of the public in Sonoma County.  Alicia reminds us that Sonoma County is not a “sanctuary county” and that the Sheriff’s Office will most likely cooperate with the Federal ICE regarding undocumented residents. IOLERO signed on to the petition It Won’t Happen Here – Sonoma County Resistance to the Trump Agenda, which our guest Susan Lamont on the show of 1/9/17 talked about.
Alicia Ramon is also a Board Member of Bilingual Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. (BBFI), the non-profit foundation which holds the licenses  for Radio KBBF.

Guest Link: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/IOLERO/

Related – Petition Link:
www.change.org/p/sonoma-county-board-of-supervisors-it-won-t-happen-here-sonoma-county-resistance-to-the-trump-agenda

Related Link: –  List of shows featuring the issue of the killing of Andy Lopez


Music Selections:

Please Peace by Linda Ferro www.lindaferro.com

The Great Peace March by Holly Near (CD) from her album And Still We Sing
www.hollynear.com/and_still.html

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Liz Schallerte and Marcell Smith on the Million Women March in DC and guests Kerry Fugett and Jeannie Bates on the upcoming North Bay Community Engagement Fair, broadcast on 1/23/17, has been uploaded to the web arch

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Liz Schallerte and Marcell Smith on the Million Women March in DC and guests Kerry Fugett and Jeannie Bates on the upcoming North Bay Community Engagement Fair, broadcast on 1/23/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170123.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Liz Schallerte and Marcell Smith: particpants from Sonoma County in the Mllion Women’s March in Washington DC on January 21, 2017

2. Kerry Fugett and Jeannie Bates,  Organizers, Northbay Community Engagement Fair on January 29, 2017

Announcements

Guest  1.  Liz Schallerte and Marcell Smith call in  their report as participants in the Million Women March in Washington, DC on January 21, 2017. Liz and Marcelle passionately share what motivated them to make the trip from Sonoma County to DC for this largest march in USA history, that occured simultaneously in cities around the USA and the world to show resistance to President Trump’s agenda, especially concerning women and those they care for.

Guest Link:  www.womensmarch.com
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Guest 2.  Kerry Fugett, prior to joining Sonoma County Conservation Action, worked as a Community Organizer for sustainable agriculture in Australia and managed a Social Responsibility program at an IT firm in San Francisco.  Jeannie Bates is a psychotherapist and member of the Santa Rosa Unitarian Universalist Church.   Kerry and Jeanie share why they are working together with over 60 organizations for the upcoming North Bay Community Engagement Fair at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on January 29, 2017. It is a free event with free parking to encourage residents to network and discover ways to build a caring democracy in the county. Event booths are still available by contacting the Guest Link.

Event Link:
fb Event Page: North Bay Comunity Engagement Fair, 1/29/17

Guest Link: wwww.communityengagementfair.com

Music Selections:

Hey Mr. Politician by Ellen Bukstel (CD) from her album Daddy’s Little Girl http://ellenbukstel.com/music/

Sister by Chris Williamson  (CD) from her album The Changer and the Changed  www.criswilliamson.com

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Diane Wheeler on Organize for Action (OFA) and Susan Lamont on the petition to resist the Trump agenda, broadcast on 1/9/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Diane Wheeler on Organize for Action (OFA) and Susan Lamont on the  petition to resist the Trump agenda, broadcast on 1/9/17, our first show for 2017, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA170109.html

Featuring Guests:

1. Diane Wheeler: member, Organize for Action (OFA) chapter in Sonoma County

2. Susan Lamont,  Pettioner, It Won’t Happen Here – Sonoma County Resistance to the Trump Agenda

Announcements

Guest  1.  Diane Wheeler has worked as a producer in the film industry for 20 years, creating independent and mainstream film and television projects. She has produced in New York, California, Louisiana, Texas, Florida and Arkansas. She has also founded, managed and contributed to non-profit work throughout her career – focusing on environmental issues, youth empowerment, education, and film arts and is now part of the Organize for Action (OFA) project in Sonoma County. Diane discusses how she was motivated to contribute her time to OFA, which is committed to finding and training the next generation of effective progressive organizers. OFA is a 501(c)(4) orgnaization that can advocate for legislation but not for political candidates and was founded by Barack and  Michelle Obama and supporters during the 2008 campaign for President.

Guest Link:  www.ofa.us

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Guest 2.  Susan Lamont is a longtime peace and social justice activist, who is currently affiliated with Sonoma County’s Green Party, Police Brutality Coalition and Veterans for Peace. Susan co-authored a petition to the Board of Supervisors of Sonoma County and to the city councils in the county titled: It Won’t Happen Here – Sonoma County Resistance to the Trump Agenda. Susan discusses the concerns the petitioners have for protecting the human rights of all in the county. The petition can be read and signed online at

www.change.org/p/sonoma-county-board-of-supervisors-it-won-t-happen-here-sonoma-county-resistance-to-the-trump-agenda

Guest Link: www.it-wont-happen-here.org

Music Selections: 

By My Silence by Ellen Bukstel (CD) from her album Daddy’s Little Girl http://ellenbukstel.com/music/

Battle Hymn of Women by Betsy Rose with the Womansong Chorus from the album Welcome to the Circle
www.cdbaby.com/cd/betsyrose3