Women’s Space Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Dr. Anita Maldonado on California Human Development presenting Conversation with Women and Hanan Huneidi and Carolina Haycock on Indivisible Petaluma presenting the 22nd Annual Petaluma Festival, has been uploaded to web archive. The show was recorded, broadcast in the North Bay and streamed worldwide over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM  on Monday 8/12/19 at 11 AM (repeats at 11 PM) and repeat broadcast in Petaluma and streamed worldwide over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM on Wednesday 8/14/19 at 11 AM. 

Visit the show’s web archive page to listen to the audio recording:



California Human Development Presents Conversations with Women

Indvisible Petaluma Presents the 22nd Annual Petaluma Progressive Festival


Featuring Guests

1. Dr. Anita Maldonado, CEO, California Human Developement

2. Hanan Huneidi, Indivisible Petaluma, co-Organizer of the Petaluma Progressive Festival

3. Carolina Haycock, Indivisible Petaluma, co-Organizer of the Petaluma Progressive Festival


Announcements (Click for section below)

Accomplishments this Week in Women’s History (Click for section below)


 Our Featured Guests

1. Dr. Anita Maldonado shares her path to leading the California Human Developement, a 52 year old organization wagging the war on poverty. Dr, Maldonado talks about a coming event Conversations with Women to be held at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa on August 16, 2019.

About our Guest:  Dr. Anita Maldonado has worked in the social services field since 1997 after obtaining her Masters Degree in Public Administration working in various nonprofits in various capacities. Anita has also worked as an adjunct faculty at Kent State University and at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. She is holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University. Anita, an Ohio native, assumed the position of CEO of California Human Development in April 2017 following the retirement of longtime CHD leader Christopher Paige. She was formerly the Chief Operating Officer for IMPACT Community Action in Columbus, Ohio, and comes to CHD with an extensive background in social services and community action.

Guest Link https://californiahumandevelopment.org/:

Guest Event: Conversations with Women, August 16, 2019. https://californiahumandevelopment.org/social/


2. Hanan Huneidi and 3. Carolina Haycock share their stories of becoming volunteers for Indivisible Petaluma, part of the national movement started when Donald Trump was chosen by the Electoral College to be President in spite of losing the popular vote by 3 million. This year Indivisible Petaluma is taking over producing the Petaluma Progressive Festival. The 22nd annual festival will again grace Walnut Park with booths and speakers and entertainment.

About our Guest:  Hanan Huneidi is a a Palestinian-American story teller, activist, teacher, member of the queer community, and mother of two teenagers ages 19 and 16. She has worked with in-risk youth in various capacities has just completed her Masters degree and her Thesis addressed Juvenile Justice recidivism rates and reintegration processes. Originally from Seattle, she has been an active member of the Petaluma community for fifteen years.

About our Guest:  Carolina Haycock is a Latina, an immigrant, and dual citizen of both Colombia and the United States. She has lived in Colombia, New York, China and now California. She holds a degree in international business, and is a certified yoga and meditation instructor, but her favorite job is as a mother of two, raising them in a bilingual and bicultural family in Petaluma. She is one of the organizers of the Petaluma Progressive Festival and she is also active in the community as a member of TIDE (Team for Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity), Indivisible Petaluma, Amor para Todos, and she runs a little group on FaceBook called Women’s Rights Are Human Rights.

Guest Link: Indivisible Petaluma: https://www.facebook.com/IndivisibleLuma/

Guest Events:

Petaluma Progressive Festival Fundrasier at Griffo Distillery, Friday, August 16, 2019, 7 to 10 PM, https://www.facebook.com/events/1970446723055392/

22nd Annual Petaluma Progressive Festival, August 25, 2019, 12 to 4 PM, https://www.facebook.com/events/653729388386109/


Accomplishments this Week in Women’s History:

August 9, 1995 – Roberta Cooper Ramo becomes the first woman to hold the office of president of the American Bar Association.  The 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act paved the way for women to become admitted into the legal profession. Women were first admitted to the Law Society in 1922. The first four women to be admitted were Maud Crofts, Carrie Morrison, Mary Pickup, and Mary Sykes.

August 12, 1972 – Wendy Rue founds the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), the largest businesswomen’s organization in the United States.

August 5, 2019. – Chloe Anthony Wofford “Toni” Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford born February 18, 1931 and made her transition on this past week. Toni Morrison was a Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature, novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University.



August 12, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Immigration Horrors and Monsanto’s Poison in the Fields, Peace & Justice Center – 467 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa.  YOU are invited to hear Mitchel Cohen, Sallie Latch, and Dennis Bernstein talk about these major issues.  For more information visit:the fb event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/957309531285183/
For more info, contact Sallie Latch at slatch101@gmail.com or (707)971-0638


August 16, 2019, Conversations with Women, hosted by California Human Development, Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa; #ConversationsWithWomen https://californiahumandevelopment.org/social/


Friday, August 16, 2019, 7 to 10 PM, Petaluma Progressive Festival Fundrasier at Griffo Distillery, , https://www.facebook.com/events/1970446723055392/

Sunday, Aug. 25, 12 noon-4:00 PM, Indivisible Petaluma Presents the 22nd Annual Progressive Festival!; Listen. Connect. Change Your Community! Visit:the fb event page for more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/653729388386109/


Saturday August 31, 2019, 2-5 PM,  Repair Party, Northwest Branch, Sonoma County LIbrary, 150 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa, (707) 546-2265. Drop in. First come, first served. No guarantee that we can fix your item. Help the event run smoothly by filling out a Repair Party Request Form at tiny.cc/repairparty or call (707) 546-2265 and ask for Jenny. We’re recruiting volunteers for this event (sign up to be a fixer, greeter, translator, and “supply runner”). Fill out the form at tiny.cc/repairvolunteer or call the library and ask for Jenny. En Español: EVENTO: tiny.cc/repairpartyspanish
En Español: FORMULARIO DE SOLICITUD: tiny.cc/reparar https://sonomacounty.libcal.com/event/5321696


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

With God at Our Side sung by Odetta from the album Give me Your Tired and Your Poor (1965 Sony Music Entertainment )

We Shall Overcome sung by Mahalia Jackson from the album Freedom Our History of Us (2002 Sony Music Entertainment, Inc,)


For music purchasing opportunity:

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