Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marjorie Favuzzi on EFT Tapping for PTSD, and our guests Christine Castillo and Catelin Quinn on Verity 24/7 Crisis Hotline on abuse, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 12/4/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marjorie Favuzzi on EFT Tapping for PTSD, and our guests Christine Castillo and Catelin Quinn on Verity 24/7 Crisis Hotline on abuse,  broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 12/4/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171204.html


Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Marjorie Favuzzi, Director, Success In Hand,  Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping

2.  Christine Castillo, Executive Director, Verity, 24×7 Crisis Hotline

3. Catelin Quinn, Communications Coordinator, Verity, 24×7 Crisis Hotline

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1.   Marjorie Favuzzi shares her path to her present healing work with EFT Tapping.  She has recently held a couple of free workshops to help residents of Sonoma County with the post trauma stress from the October Wildfire Disaster that destroyed thousands of homes and hundreds of business structures in Santa Rosa. Marjorie helps folks turn challenges into strength.  Learn about this fascinating and simple procedure to help yourself and others.

About our Guest:  Marjorie Favuzzi, Director of Success In Hand, is a Certified Coach, and contractor for the State of California. As an Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping, Matrix Practitioner, and coach, Marjorie has empowered clients to calm PTSD, release roadblocks, increase personal peace, improve relationships and channel their power into success for more than 28 years. Marjorie’s signature system, Turning I Can’t Into I CAN! ® provides real practical tools to focus, tap into potential and take action. Marjorie loves working with teens, and volunteering with the Alternatives to Violence Project, taking heart-expanding workshops into prisons.

Guest Link: https://successinhand.com/

Guest Suggested Links on EFT Tapping:

http://www.eftuniverse.com/

http://tappingthematrix.com/

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2. & 3.  Christine Castillo and Catelin Quinn talk about their paths leading them to work at Verity, helping female and male victims of abuse.  Christine has worked for the organization when it was called United Against Sexual Assault and led a rebranding and focus on the mission of Verity working in cooperation with the community:  Verity facilitates healing and promotes the prevention of violence by providing counseling, advocacy, intervention, and education in our community. Caetlin joined Verity and speaks with the passion of a “Me, too” Wounded Healer, as she shares her story of abuse at Sonoma State University, where this abuser of multipler women students was shielded by the Professors and Administration and allowed to graduate with enough recommendations to enter Harvard Law School. The Verity 24×7 Crisis Hotline and counseling are strictly confidential.  Since those younger than 18 years old are in guardianship and the law mandates reporting, Verity first informs the youth not to give any identifiers before counseling them.on the phone and lets clients know if a next step would require breaking the confidentiality to allow free choice in the decision.

About our Guest: Christine Castillo is the Executive Director for Verity earned her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Sonoma State University, with external work for her Master’s Degree in psychology. Chris has over 35 years of experience with nonprofit organizations in Sonoma County, working with diverse populations and cultures. She is committed to eliminating myths and stereotypes surrounding sexual assault and bringing our community together to become better informed, educated and able to speak out against sexual abuse. Chris will continue to pursue her passion for community collaboration.

About our Guest: Catelin Quinn is the communications coordinator: for Verity. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2015, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a minor in public policy. While studying at Cal, she was involved with the student organizing, government affairs, and nonprofit work for a variety of progressive causes in the Bay Area and Washington, D.C. After a year of getting reacquainted with what Sonoma County has to offer, Caitlin decided she wanted to do meaningful work in the community where she grew up, and joined the Verity team in July 2016.

Guest Link: www.ourverity.org

Verity

24 X 7 Crisis Hot Line: (707) 545- 7273

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Announcement Links 

Sonoma Strong Healing Fair, Saturday, Dec.9, 10 am – 5 pm fb event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/338111636599291/

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Link of FOSNA event that Elaine attended:

www.fosna.org/event/challenging-oppression-working-justice-palestine-usa

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Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Brother Warrior sung by Sherry Austin from the Album: Love Still Remains ((Barking Topiary)

The Times They are A Changing sung by The Brothers and Sisters from the Album: Dylans Gospel (Epic Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marianna Diaz of Radio KBBF and Pat Kerrigan of Radio KSRO on Wildfire Disaster Local News, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/27/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marianna Diaz of Radio KBBF and Pat Kerrigan of Radio KSRO on Wildfire Disaster Local News,  broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/27/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171127.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Mariana Diaz, Programmer, Sé la Mejor Versión de Ti (Be the Best Version of Yourself), Radio KBBF 89.1 FM

2.  Pat Kerrigan, News Director, Radio KSRO 1350 AM & 103.5 FM

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1.  Mariana Diaz shares how she, a recent  immigrant from Mexico came to produce a radio show. Marianna describes how during the Wildfire Disaster in October she and other volunteers at Radio KBBF gathered at the Santa Rosa studio to provide vital emergency news in Spanish and English to the community in Sonoma County.  The Spanish was especially needed because of the large immigrant population that only speaks Spanish.  This Wildfire Disaster was compounded by the fear of undocumented immigrants facing arrests by the Federal ICE agency if they reported to the shelters.  Translating the comforting words of the acting Sheriff Robert Giordano that records would not be turned over to ICE was very important. The assembly room of Radio KBBF was turned into a center to gather donation items for the immigrants left stranded by the fire, some of whom wondered if they had jobs to go back to.

About our Guest: Mariana Diaz was born in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. In 1997 she graduated from the University of Guadalajara with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In the same year, she came to the U.S to study English.  In 2015 Mariana joined the Napa-Sonoma Small Business Developement Center (SBDC) to work with the Hispanic business community and share her passion for entrepreneurship. Mariana provides one-on-one business advising and offers business education workshops. On KBBF she hosts the show, Sé la Mejor Versión de Ti (Be the Best Version of Yourself) where she co-hosts the show with Juan Jose Sanchez Sandoval who is a  recognized Psychologist in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Guest Links: https://kbbf.org/se-la-mejor-version-de-ti/

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2.  Pat Kerrigan recounts waking to her Kenwood neighborhood on fire around midnight of October 8, 2017, fleeing in her car with only her pet thinking that surely her home would be the next to burn. Pat saw that the danger was not to just her home and neighborhood, but to the whole city of Santa Rosa by a wildfire whipped by huricane force winds and decided the best place for her was at the local radio station KSRO, where she normally starts her morning news show at 3 AM. Pat shares how she made decisions that night and the following two weeks of keeping the residents of Santa Rosa and the county of Sonoma informed with vital information on the extent of the fire, the location of evacuatrion zones and shelters, and routes of safe passage, while comforting and encouraging community cooperation during the urgent time. Pat reminds us of the need for local news, that canned corporate news from the far perspective cannot satisfy.

About our Guest: Pat Kerrigan is dedicated to the people in her community, making sure listeners have a place to be heard, to be informed, and to remember to have fun in the morning! Pat Kerrigan is dedicated to the people in her community, making sure listeners have a place to be heard, to be informed, and to remember to have fun in the morning! She has worked for several local stations in the area including morning shows for KZST and Q105. In 2001, Pat heard a local doctor speak about the need for a non-profit breast care center for women, and went to work. She procured the talents of Lily Tomlin (who performed for free), and raised a quarter-million dollars in one night: seed money for the Sutter Breast Care Center, She currently is the News Director and anchoring the morning newscast on the historic airwaves of Radio KSRO. Personally, Pat continues her commitment to serving her community, where she hopes to help kids with self-esteem and confidence issues through public speaking.

Guest Link: http://www.ksro.com/meet-the-morning-news-team/

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Announcement Links 

Monday, November 27 at 6 PM – 8 PM, Conversations Around the Fire: Renter Rights in a Disaster Zone Called by Sonoma County Green Party at Christ Church United Methodist, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa, CA.

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/1921250868201863/

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Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Yes We Can Can by Maria Muldaur from the Album: Yes We Can (Telarc International, A Division of Concord Music Group, Inc.)

What A Wonderful World sung by LeAnn Rimes from the Album: What A Wonderful World (Curb Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Therese Mughannam and Lois Perlman on Sabeel Conference on Palestine this weekend in Santa Rosa, , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Therese Mughannam and Lois Perlman on Sabeel Conference on Palestine this weekend in Santa Rosa, , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/20/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171120.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Therese Mughannam, Co-Founder North Coast Coalition for Palestine

2.  Lois Perlman, Co-Founder, North Coast Coalition for Palestine

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1.  Therese Mughannam was a baby when her parents fled their home in Israeli occupied Palestine, fearing their neighborhood would be the next to be attacked and destroyed.  Therese was raised in exile in Jordan by her parents for 10 years before their family received visas to the United States to settle in Santa Rosa and become citizens.  The Wildfire Disaster last month destroyed the homes of three sisters and two nephews. Visiting those neighborhoods devasted by the Tubbs Wildfire reminded Therese of Palestinian neighborhoods she saw lie in ruins after Israeli attacks.  In spite of the hardship of helping family members Therese, felt the regional conference Challenging Oppression: Working For Justice From Palestine To The U.S.A should proceed this weekend of the Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), a nonprofit, tax-exempt Christian ecumenical organization seeking justice and peace in the Holy Land through nonviolent advocacy and education. Sabeel is an international peace movement initiated by Palestinian Christians, who seek a just peace as defined by international law and existing United Nations’ resolutions.  The invitation is out to participate and learn about the issues.

About our Guest: Therese Mughannam was born in Jerusalem, right at the time historical Palestine was divided by the United Nations and over half of Palestine was given over to the new Jewish state. Her family and 750,000 other Palestinians lost their homes in the process, over 500 villages were systematically destroyed. By the end of that war Israel gained 78% of Palestine. Since 1967 Israel has occupied all the rest of Palestine. Therese has spent most of her adult years helping people to understand the injustice of this situation that we as American tax payers are supporting.

Guest Links: North Coast Coalition for Palestine http://nccpal.org/about-us/

Guest Event: Challenging Oppression: Working For Justice From Palestine To The U.S.A Friday and Saturday December1 & 2  at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Santa Rosa, and Sunday, December 3, at St. John’s Presbyterian Church in San Francisco www.fosna.org/event/challenging-oppression-working-justice-palestine-usa

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2.  Lois Perlman shares how she as Jew born in the USA came to understand the plight of the Palestinians under the state of Israel, that Zionism is a political philosophy of a perceived right to return to Palestine to set up a homeland inspite of Palestinian people already living there for thousands of years, and that Zionism is believed by only some Jews but not all Jews. Lois co-founded with Therese the North Coast Coalition for Palestine (NCCP), that formed in 2010 in response to the killings, by the Israeli military, of civilians on the Freedom Flotilla bringing medical and humanitarian supplies to Gaza. The NCCP is helping to coordinate the Regional conference Challenging Oppression: Working For Justice From Palestine To The U.S.A in Santa Rosa this weekend, and in San Francisco on Monday.

About our Guest: Lois Perlman is a theater artist, directpr and community activist, and a co-founder of North Coast Coalition for Palestine. You may have seen her perform at a number of local theaters, and she also directed several plays, including “My Name is Rachel Corrie.” As an activist she was part of a group that convinced the people of Sacramento to shut down the Rancho Seco nuclear power plant. In the 1990s she worked with Act Up Sonoma County to provide pubic funding for HIV/AIDS services and to proclaim a county-wide Gay Pride Day. In January she will be performing her one-woman show, “Last of the Red Hot Tenants” at the Arlene Francis Center as a benefit for Undocufund. At the Sabeel conmference Dec. 2 she will presenting a break-out session on Jewish resistance to the occupation of Palestine.

Guest Link: North Coast Coalition for Palestine http://nccpal.org/about-us/

Guest Suggested Link http://mondoweiss.net/ Mondoweiss is an independent website devoted to informing readers about developments in Israel/Palestine and related US foreign policy.

Guest Event:  www.fosna.org/event/challenging-oppression-working-justice-palestine-usa

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Announcement Links 

Post Santa Rosa Wildfire Disaster Renters’ Protection Meeting Called by City Councilmember Julie Combs, Peace and justifce Center of Sonoma County, Community Action Partnership, Sonoma County Green Party, Sonoma County Legal Aid, and Homeless Action at Christ Church United Methodist, 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa, CA.  Call Susan Lamont at 707-883-3021 for date and time.

 

Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

We Are The Women  by Becky Rose and the Women’s Chorus from the Album: Welcome to the Circle  (Paper Crane Music)

No More War sung by Jacqualine Sharpe from the Album: Songs of Freedom, Liberty and War (Golden Lane Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

 

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marjorie Favuzzi on EFT Tapping for Trauma Relief and Laura Neish on Sustainable Rebuilding , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Marjorie Favuzzi on EFT Tapping for Trauma Relief and Laura Neish on Sustainable Rebuilding , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/13/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171113.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Margorie Favuzzi, Owner, Success at Hand, on EFT Tapping for Firestorm Stress Relief

2. Laura Neish, Executive Director, 350 Bay Area; Steering Committee Member, 350 Sonoma

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1.  Margorie Favuzzi gives a short introduction to Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and the tapping used to relieve stress.  Margorie is donating a workshop session free for the public to learn EFT called: Tapping Out Trauma: Relief from the Firestorm, on Saturday 11/18/17 in Santa Rosa.

About our Guest: Marjorie Favuzzi is the owner of Success In Hand. As a trained Brain Gym instructor, Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner (tapping), and Certified Life Coach, Marjorie has been guiding clients in optimizing their brain for more than 20 years. As a coach, staff educator, and provider for the State of California Department of Rehabilitation, Marjorie has enjoyed helping many people to sharpen their focus, learn new things, accomplish goals, and reconnect to the joy in their lives.

Guest Links: https://successinhand.com/events/

Guest Event: facebook page: Tapping Out Trauma: Relief from the Firestorm  FREE, Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10 am to 2:30 pm, Success In Hand, 850 Third Street, Santa Rosa

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2.  Laura Neish shares her story in becoming an activist to offer solutions for Climate Change to avoid its disastrous impacts.  Laura discusses the need to bring Climate Change solutions to the table in planning our City’s and County’s recovery from the Wildfire Disaster of October.  350.org and its regional and county chapters offer opportunities for citizens to find their niche in the struggle to better walkand work in balance with Nature.

About our Guest: Laura Neish is the Executive Director of 350 Bay Area and is on the steering committee of 350 Sonoma. She brings to the work extensive experience from a career in management consulting, graduate work in sustainability, and years of leading community non profit organizations, and most importantly, a passionate conviction that we must aggressively address climate change to avoid its catastrophic impacts.

Guest Link: https://350bayarea.org/about

https://www.facebook.com/350BayArea/

http://350sonoma.org/about

https://www.facebook.com/350Sonoma/

Guest Event:  350 Sonoma Monthly Meeting – Sustainable Rebuilding: Peace & Justice Center, 467 Sebastopol Avenue, Santa Rosa, Wednesday, 11/15/17, 7-9 pm

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Announcement Links 

Tapping Out Trauma: Relief from the Firestorm Saturday 11/18/17

Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Brother Warrior sung by Sherry Austin from the Album: Love Still Remains  (Sherry Austin)

Color of the Wind sung by Vanessa Williams from the Album: Pocahonatis Original Album (Walt Disney Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests City Councilmember Julie Combs on Migrant Education Familiy Fund, Mary Moore and Karen Saari on Two Decades of Community Concerns about Law Enforcement in Sonoma County , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests City Councilmember Julie Combs on Migrant Education Familiy Fund, Mary Moore and Karen Saari on Two Decades of Community Concerns about Law Enforcement in Sonoma County , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 11/6/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171106.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Migrant Education Family Fund

Two Decades of Community Concerns about Law Enforcement in Sonoma County

Featured Guests

1. Julie Combs, Council Member, Santa Rosa City Council, Migrant Education Family Fund

2. Mary Moore Advocate, Oversight of Community Law Enforcement in Sonoma County

3. Karen Saari, Advocate, Oversight of Community Law Enforcement in Sonoma County

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1.  City Councilmember Julie Combs talks about the Migrant Education Family Fund that she helped set up to address the needs of migrant families after the recent Wildfire Disaster that destroyed residences and places of employment. Elaine shares the news of a surpise donation to the Migrant Education Family Fund of $500 raised on hearing of the Wild Fire Disaster in a bake sale by the Laytonville Elementary School pupils of her granddaughter-in-law Amber Jensen on her first year teaching assignment,

About our Guest: Julie Combs was elected to the City Council of Santa Rosa in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016.  Julie earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse Universtiy and a BA in Psychology  from UNC-G. Julie is married and lives in Bennet Valley with her husband.  Julie has been advocating Housing for All and has a 24-point plan addressing the issue on her website.

Guest Links: Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

Facebook page of Migrant Education Family Fund

Santa Rosa City Councilmember site

www.combsforcouncil.com

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2. & 3. Mary Moore and Karen Saari talk about growing into their advocacy for review and oversight with supoena power of community law enforcement in Sonoma County. In the late 1990s, there was a spate of police in Sonoma County. Their advocating culminated in 2000 in a report by the California Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights on Community Concerns about Law Enforcement in Sonoma County that was submitted to the County Board of Supervisors and the city councils in the county. The report was basically shelved.  The report saw the light of day again, however, after the Sonoma County Sheriff deputy shooting and killing of a 13-year old Andy Lopez carrying a toy gun in Santa Rosa, and a citizens’ Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez (JCAL) raised their voices in protest of local policies concenrning the police and community interaction.  The report is discussed and links to the report will be posted below when available.

About our Guest: Mary Moore has been a social justice activist since 1962 focusing on issues or racism, sexism and classism. In the late ‘70s she organized a statewide network to stop Diablo Canyon and Rancho Secco nukes. She co founded the Bohemian Grove Action Network in 1980 to raise awareness of the elite and small network of men with outsized influence that gather annually at Bohemian Grove in Sonoma County. n the mid ‘90s she helped to start a local movement against police abuse, getting the US Civil Rights Commission to hold hearings in Sonoma County and documenting the unacceptable amount of killings by police.
She is currently working on an archives project for the Bancroft Library in Berkeley, CA, and writing a book. 

About our Guest: Karen Saari earned her BA in History from Russell Sage College.  Karen currently works as a paralegal for a California appellate attorney and also as a professional organizer for self-employed professionals. In the late 1990s she  made a presentation on the local deaths and attracted some national attention. Ultimately, Project Censored offered to sponsorKaren in a research project to identify all police-related deaths in the US for one calendar year. To her knowledge, this was the first such project on police-involved deaths of civilians ever conducted. The result was the Stolen Lives- Killed by Law Enforcement project and book. Since that time, 20 years ago, she has continued to keep track of law enforcement related deaths of civilians here in Sonoma County.

Guest Links:  Stolen Lives- Killed by Law Enforcement  book

Facebook page of Stolen Lives – killed by US Law Enforcement

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Announcement Links 

Migrant Education Family Fund Donation page

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Get Together sung by Indigo Girls from the Album: Strange Fire (Epic)

Democracy sung by Burns Sister Band from the Album: Wild Bouquet (Ithaca Records 2006)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

Women’s Spaces Radio Show (5th Anniversary!) with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Phyllis Meshulam on Poetry in Disasters and Rev. Mary Murray Shelton on Inner Recovery After the Fire, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/30/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show (5th Anniversary!) with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Phyllis Meshulam on Poetry in Disasters and Rev. Mary Murray Shelton on Inner Recovery After the Fire, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/30/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171030.html

Fifth Anniversary of Women’s Spaces’ Return to Radio KBBF

Poetry in Understanding Disasters

Inner Recovery After the Fire

Announcements  (See Links below)

This is our 5th Anniversary of  Women’s Spaces Radio Show returning to Radio KBBF

Featured Guests

1. Phyllis Meshulam,  Poet, Teacher and  Author of Land of My Father’s War

2. Rev. Mary Murray Shelton, Spealer. Religious Science Minister

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1   Phyllis Meshulam talks about her journey into poetry, beginning with parental influences. She shares a reading from the her new book Land of My Father’s War based on her father’s letters during World War II from Italy.  Phyllis announces a Poetry Reading called Rising from the Ashes, where you can meet her, on the Wildfire Disaster on Sunday, Nov. 12 at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts at 1pm.

About our Guest: Phyllis Meshulam, poet, teacher, coordinator for California Poets in the Schools and the nation-wide youth recitation series Poetry Out Loud, is the author of Doll, Moon (Finishing Line Press) and Valley of Moon (d-press). Her work also appears in literary magazines and the award-winning anthology Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace. A graduate of Pomona College with an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Meshulam was the editor for Poetry Crossing, 50+ Lessons for 50 Years of California Poets in the Schools.

Guest Link: https://www.phyllismpoet.com/

Rising from the Ashes Poetry - the Heart of Poetry, Sebastoipol Center for the Arts Event

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2. Rev. Mary Murray Shelton shares her experience with the Santa Rosa Wildfire Disaster and gives us hints on coping spiritually and emotionally with the post disaster trauma.  Rev. Mary announces her new weekly gatherings for inner recovery called After the Fire on Monday evenings 6-8 pm at the Share Exchange Conference Room at 535 5th St in  Santa Rosa. The meetings will be for the purpose of mutual support, comfort, telling our stories with respectful witnessing of others in our group, exploration and exercises for grief, safety, releasing, regaining balance and peace of mind.

About our Guest: Rev. Mary Murray Shelton
is a speaker, minister, performer, retreat facilitator, author, ceremonialist, mother and grandmother.  Rev. Mary officiated at the wedding of Elaine’s daughter Susan to David Jensen 30 years ago.

Guest Links:  www.revmary.com

Event Link: After the Fire meetups on Monday evenings with Rev. Mary https://www.meetup.com/preview/After-the-Fire/events/244471060

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Announcement Links – none this week

 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Sending You Light by Betsey Rose and the Womensong Chorus from the Album: Welcome to the Circle (Paper Crane Music)

I Believe sung by LeAnn Rimes
from the Album: You Light Up My Life (Curb Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Robin McKenzie on the North Bay Fire Relief Fund, Misti Harris on Sonoma County Sheriff Emergency Response, and Samantha Kadar on North Bay Science Discovery Day on 10/28, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/23/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Robin McKenzie on the North Bay Fire Relief Fund, Misti Harris on Sonoma County Sheriff Emergency Response, and Samantha Kadar on North Bay Science Discovery Day on 10/28, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/23/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171023.html

Santa Rosa Wild Fire Disaster Resources: Redwoord Credit Union North Bay Fire Relief Fund and Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

North Bay Science Discovery Day

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Robin McKenzie,  Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Redwood Credit Union, on the North Bay Fire Relief Fund

2. Misti Harris, Community Engagement Liaison, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

3. Samantha Kadar, Spokesperson, North Bay Science Discovery Day

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1   Robin McKenzie shares how Redwood Credit Union (RCU) was affected by the Wildfire Disaster that destroyed businesses, homes and trailer parks within blocks.  30 RCU emloyees lost homes in the Wild Fire and RCU set up Day Care faicilities for them and offered other help to their employees, especially since the schools were closed.  Robin also shares the care provided for Members of RCU and the greatly successful North Bay Fire Relief Fund that has raised over $11 Million so far.

About our Guest: Robin McKenzie has been with Redwood Credit Union (RCU) for 23 years.  At present Robin as the Senior Vice President leads RCU’s acitivities in marketing, public relations, communications and social media. Robin developed the community and business development departments and has overseen strategic planning, human resources, training and was RCU’s lobbyist for seven years.  Another recent accomplishment under Robin’s leadershgip was RCU’s Lake County fire relief efforts. Thanks to the generous donation of over 12,000, we raised $2.5 million in 12 weeks for the victims of the Lake County fires.

North Bay Fire Relief Fund

www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief

Our hearts go out to those affected by the devastating 2017 North Bay fires. Redwood Credit Union (RCU), in partnership with the RCU Community Fund, Inc., The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, is now accepting financial donations to assist fire victims and aid relief efforts. 100% of your tax-deductible donations will go directly to support those affected.

www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief

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2. Misti Harris talks about the Sheriff’s Office response to the Wild Fire Disaster.  29 Sheriff Officers lost their homes in the fire and still reported for duty in the community emergency. Misti shares some Emergency links for those affected by the fire.

About our Guest:: Misti Harris  was born and raised in Truckee, California. She moved to Sonoma County in 2001 to attend Sonoma State University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Planning with a minor in Spanish. She worked as a land use planner at the City of Cotati and Sonoma County for 13 years before working at the Sheriff’s Office. Her professional experience includes land use planning, public policy, and community outreach. She focuses her volunteer efforts at the Food For Thought food bank as a board member and serving clients in English and Spanish.

Guest Links:  Emergency links for the Wild Fire Disaster Relief in Sonoma County

Local Assistance Center, 427 Mendocino Avenue in Santa Rosa. One stop shop for fire victims. (Press Democrat Building)

www.sonomacounty.ca.gov . All resources regarding health, safety, cleanup, etc.

www.scoe.org  Resources for parents with school kids.

www.facebook.com/sonoma.sheriff/  Misty says the Sheriff’s Office willl continue to stay in touch with gthe community with its facebook page.

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3. Samantha Kadar talks about the North Bay Science Discovery Day and shares how she becaume interested in science by first asking how weather was related to location. Her quest led her to studies in meterology at the Santa Rosa Junior College and to eventually teaching Geography as a Professor.
About our Guest: Samantha Kadar is a native of Sonoma County whose ancestors settled in the Dry Ctreek area after the Civil War and a retired professor of Geography from California State University Northridge. She holds an A.S. in Earth Science from the Santa Rosa Junior College, a B.A. from Sonoma State University and a M.A. from San Francisco State University, she focused her teaching on the core classes of Geography that embraces the physical processes of the planet, the people who inhabit the planet, and how regional areas developed on the planet. Environmental issues often took center stage in the courses she taught over a twenty year span, as well as encouraging students to embrace a diversity of subjects within Geography and other academic departments so that they would become well informed members of society. She often facilitated this through mentoring and steering them towards academic scholarships to further their paths. Many of her students have gone on to achieve advanced degrees and many have embraced teaching.

www.northbayscience.org

North Bay Science Discovery Day
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 10:00am – 04:00pm
Free Admission, Free Parking
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, California 95404

Announcement Links

Emergency Website of the City of Santa Rosa:

www.srcity.org/2620/Emergency-Information

Emergency Website of Sonoma County:

http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Public-Safety/Press-Releases/

Emergency Website of Napa County:

www.countyofnapa.org/Emergencies

CalFire Website: www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents

 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Heal the World sung by Connie Talbot (Music by Michael Jackson) from the Album: Beautiful World Special Edition  (Evolution Media LTDs)

What a Beautiful World sung by LeAnn Rimes
from the Album: What A Wonderful World (Curb Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Nancy Rogers, Shriley Slack and Dr. Ed Bauman on Wild Fire Resources in neighbors, government and nutrition , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/16/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Nancy Rogers, Shriley Slack and Dr. Ed Bauman on Wild Fire Resources in neighbors, government and nutrition , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/16/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171016.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Nancy Rogers,  neighbor

2. Shirley Slack, neighbor

3. Dr. Ed Bauman, Founder and President, Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts

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1 & 2.  Nancy Rogers and Shirley Slack discuss with Elaine their emergency responses in the first night of the Wild Fire Storm Disaster that desroyed whole neighborhoods in the city of Santa Rosa  and large rural areas in the county in a matter of hours whipped by near hurricane level winds carrying smoke, ash and ambers.  Nancy Rogers and Elaine live across each other as neighbors in a Northwest Santa Rosa, 2 1/2 miles south from the Coffey Park neighborhood razed by the Tubbs Fire.They recount how they learn of the fire, and attempts to ascertain their safety and gather emergency items like flashlights, candles and radios that are battery powered.  The normal electricity powered lives would be discontinued for 5 days, along with down cell phone towers for hampered internet connections.  Shirley Slack, Nancy’s cousin, recounts how she was able to evacuate guests at the Sandman Hotel by the freeway, during the fire threat in that area of town east of our neighborhood by a couple of miles.  Of course, they all report on how they made these decisions and how next time they would be better prepared.

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3. Dr. Ed Bauman talks about some of the dangers to our health because of this Wild Fire that destroyed homes, business buildings, crops and forests. He shares with us some nutritional tips to help our liver and lungs, including his recipe for a tasty tonic beverage to protect the mucous membranes, lungs and nerves from toxic smoke.

Blended Respiratory Remedy
2 oz aloe gel or juice
2 Tbs flax, hemp or chia seeds (can be whole or ground seeds)
2 Tbs fresh basil, thyme or mint or 1 Tbs of the dried herbs
2 Tbs maple syrup, honey or pitted dates
1 whole lemon
1 quart water, coconut water, herb or green tea

Drink 1/4 cup throughout the day warm or at room temperature..

It’s still good even if you can’t get all of the listed ingredients.

About our Guest: Dr. Ed Bauman has been a pioneer in the field of holistic nutrition for over 35 years. His vision and leadership have inspired thousands of people to transform their lives in the form of wellness, community, and peace. He received his M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in Health Promotion from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Bauman created the Eating for Health® model to teach individuals to make nutritionally comprehensive food choices. He founded Bauman College in 1989 with a mission to change the world through better nutrition and healthful living. He is a special advisor for the National Association of Nutrition Professionals and brings a wealth of knowledge, wisdom, and love of good health and good taste to his work.

Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts
800.987.7530 | 707.795.1284 x301
http://www.baumancollege.org

Announcement Links

National Organization for Women (NOW) &
National Women’s History Project (NWHP) Planning Event for Anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment and gaining the right to vote for women. 
Wednesday – October 18. is CANCELLED due to the Fire Disaster and will be rescheduled.

Emergency Website of the City of Santa Rosa:

www.srcity.org/2620/Emergency-Information

Emergency Website of Sonoma County:

http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Public-Safety/Press-Releases/

Emergency Website of Napa County:

www.countyofnapa.org/Emergencies

CalFire Website: www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents

North Bay Fire Relief Fund

www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief

Our hearts go out to those affected by the devastating 2017 North Bay fires. Redwood Credit Union (RCU), in partnership with the RCU Community Fund, Inc., The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, is now accepting financial donations to assist fire victims and aid relief efforts. 100% of your tax-deductible donations will go directly to support those affected.

www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

The Rose performed sung by LeAnn Rimms from the Album: You Light up my Life  (1997 Curb Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Caroline Bañuelos on Planning District Elections in Santa Rosa and Firestorm Disaster Resources , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/9/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Caroline Bañuelos on Planning District Elections in Santa Rosa and Firestorm Disaster Resources , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/9/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171009.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

 Emergency resource links for the Wild Fire Storm Disaster in the City of Santa Rosa and Sonoma County, Napa, and Mendocino Counties.

Featured Guests

1. Caroline Bañuelos,  Advocate for District Elections in Santa Rosa; President of the Sonoma County Latino Democratic Club

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1 Caroline Bañuelos has been an advocate for District Elections in Santa Rosa since 2004.  The City Council put the issue before the voters as Measure Q in 2012 but it failed.  Now the City is being threatened with a lawsuit and has voted in August to go forward with District Elections beginning with a first. At the first of a series of public meetings on Oct 2 the plan on how to get there was discussed. Caroline and Elaine were there and report on the progress.  Soon district map proposals will be submitted, and how the citizens can participate in meetings and online is discussed.

About our Guest:  Caroline Bañuelos has lived in Sonoma County for over 30 years and has a BA from Sonoma State University in Political Science. Caroline has served on many nonprofit boards including Social Advocates for Youth, Community Support Network, and Routes for Youth and the Konocti Girl Scout Council. She has also served on many civic boards including Santa Rosa Planning Commission, Santa Rosa Board of Community Services and the Santa Rosa Community Advisory Board. Most recently she served as the Chair of the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force (also known as the Andy Lopez Task Force). Caroline is the Co-Chair of Santa Rosa Cinco de Mayo Committee and President of the Sonoma County Latino Democratic Club. Caroline has worked for Ceres Community Project for the last four years as their Volunteer Relations Manager. Caroline is committed to human rights, social justice and empowering youth.

Guest Link:  City of Santa Rosa District Election information page and links to maps:

https://srcity.org/2593/District-Based-Elections

Guest Article:  Close to Home:
Santa Rosa, school board should embrace district elections
by Alicia Roman and Caroline Bañuelos,  Press Democrat, August 4, 2017

Guest Link: Sonoma County Latino Democratic Club facebook page

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Announcement Links

The following event has been cancelled because of the city fire disaster.

National Organization for Women (NOW) &
National Women’s History Project (NWHP) Planning Event for Anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment and gaining the right to vote for women. 
Special Guest Speaker: Molly Murphy MacGregor (Co-Founder of NWHP)
“Our History is Our Strength – How We Got The Vote.”

Wednesday – October 18. 2017, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Redwood Credit Union Community Room
3033 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa, CA

Plarnning Event CANCELLED – will be rescheduled

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Emergency Website of the City of Santa Rosa:

www.srcity.org/2620/Emergency-Information

Emergency Website of Sonoma County:

http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Public-Safety/Press-Releases/

Emergency Website of Napa County:

www.countyofnapa.org/Emergencies

Emergency Website of Mendocino County

www.mendocinocounty.org/government/executive-office/office-of-emergency-services

CalFire Website: www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

We Are The World sung by Countdown Kids from the Album: Pop For Kids – You’ve Got a Friend
(2002 Madacy Kids)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show

 

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Crystal Rangel and Rebeca Vigil on annual Miss Latina Winecountry Event , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/2/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Crystal Rangel and Rebeca Vigil on annual Miss Latina Winecountry Event , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/2/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA171002.html

Announcements  (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1. Crystal Rangel,  Founder, Director, Miss Latina Winecountry

2. Rebeca Vigil, Contestant, Miss Latina Winecountry

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1 & 2.  Crystal Rangel visits the studio with Rebeca Vigil, one of the contestants in the Miss Latina Winecountry.  They discuss the how the event encourages the reflection of inner values of the contestants is as important as the outward appearance. Of course, Self Esteem is most important. The Winecountry Competition this year has expanded to include two new categories, Mr. Winecountry and Little Princess Grapevine. The event is on Saturday, October 14th at 5 pm at Robledo Winery in Sonoma.

About our Guest:  Crystal Rangel  brings an extensive background of experience to MLWC. With over 20 years experience as an instructor and advisory board member for Julie Nation Model and Talent Search Academy . She is a personal development coach with 17 years of radio experience including radio promotions and as an on-air personality. Crystal has also served as a judge for “El Festival de la Cancion” Latinoamericana de California for over 12 years, judge forLa Academia for Azteca America, judge for Quinceañeras Magazine Cover Girl Beauty Pageant, and she has her own events promotion agency Crystal Diamante Enterprise.

Guest Link: www.crystaldiamante.com

Event Information: http://www.crystaldiamante.com/tickets.html

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Announcement Links

National Organization for Women (NOW) &
National Women’s History Project (NWHP) Planning Event for Anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment and gaining the right to vote for women. 
Special Guest Speaker: Molly Murphy MacGregor (Co-Founder of NWHP)
“Our History is Our Strength – How We Got The Vote.”

Wednesday – October 18. 2017, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Redwood Credit Union Community Room
3033 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa, CA

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 Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Union Maid performed by New Harmony Sisters Band from the Album: Ain’t I A Woman  (1977 Paredon Records)

Forever Young performed by Andra Mae and the Forest Rangers  (music by Bob Dylan) from the Album: Songs of Anarchy  (Compilation 2011 Twentieth Century For Television)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show