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Maytte Bustillos: Still Living with Brain Cancer

Friday, June 21 2:30-3 pm PST on KPFA radio It’s ten years since her brain cancer diagnosis, a time when doctors gave her two years to live. Now, it’s three days before her fourth brain surgery and Maytte Bustillos is … Continue reading

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Transportation Justice

Friday, June 7, 2:30-3 pm PDT on KPFA Are you free to move about the Bay Area? Reliably? Conveniently? Accessibly? Affordably? Does it bother you that people with cars can go anywhere they wish at any time, while you cannot? … Continue reading

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Transportation Justice Project – Vision Statement

Are you free to move about the Bay Area? Reliably? Conveniently? Accessibly? Affordably? Does it bother you that people with cars can go anywhere they wish at any time, while you cannot? Do you have to walk a long way … Continue reading

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Mental Disability Overview

Today we talk about Mental Disability through many points of view.  We hear a poem about gentrification from an artist living with anxiety, stage two bipolar disorder, and depression.  A psychiatric nurse describes her recovery from severe schizophrenia… and more. … Continue reading

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CalABLE Savings Accounts

The disability community can thank people with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (and their allies) for an incredibly useful new tool.  ABLE accounts have come to California.  For the first time, many of us can now amass substantial savings without being … Continue reading

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Tell Congress to Support the ABLE Age Adjustment Act!

To find your Senators go here: https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm Please contact your congressional representatives and ask them to cosponsor the ABLE Age Adjustment Act (S.651) today! To find your House of Representatives members go here: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative TALKING POINTS

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Susan da Silva

Friday, March 29, 2:30 pm PST on KPFA The State of Our Bodies (& Minds) The State of the World The State of the Pacifica Network We’re very proud to bring you a discussion with Susan da Silva, one of … Continue reading

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A Canary Dies – Maria’s Obituary

Maria (Sargent) August Ani Thupten TsondruAugust 3, 1970 – March 12, 2019Trigger Warning: the following has been written by Maria and subsequently posted by Sarah, Maria’s friend. It contains discussion of self-inflicted euthanasia. If this topic is particularly sensitive for … Continue reading

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On Being An Ally

March 15, 2:30 pm PST on KPFA radio. We’re blowing up language, we’re blowing up humanity in talking about expansion of who we are. JOIN us! Fresh! “Lev” White Excerpts from the First Voice apprentice program’s Full Circle show on … Continue reading

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Braille and Talking Book Library

Friday, February 1, 2:30-3 pm PST on KPFA radio “Half my life’s in books’ written pages. Live and learn from fools and from sages.” Aerosmith: Dream On Are you a bookworm, but you can’t read two-dimensional ink-drawn pictographs on parchment … Continue reading

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