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No Pandemic Evictions

What are the rules tenants need to know during this pandemic? What are tenants doing around the county to organize and save their housing? Learn the answers on this program. Continue reading

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Jenn Peoples: Living in Recovery, Mental Illness, Addiction & Covid-19

Listen, 29 min. Jenn Peoples’ childhood was frightening and traumatic.  As a result she’s faced terrifying demons of self-destructive behavior.  Now she’s far along in recovery, not from her mental illness, but from the self-destructive behaviors that followed.  Today, she … Continue reading

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Warren Cushman’s Vision

Listen (29 min) Blind from birth, Warren Cushman was a passionate advocate for blindness, cross-disability, and environmental issues for 15 years. He worked with the California Council of the Blind and sits on the Alameda County IHSS Public Authority Board. … Continue reading

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Free Gerald Reed, Free Them All

Friday, Aug. 14, 2:30 pm PST KPFA radio The pandemic is spreading quickly among people in prisons and other locked institutions. That means many people with disabilities are massed together directly in the path of Covid-19. Armanda Shackleford and Sarah … Continue reading

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Audio Description with Ray Samuelson

Blind people watch movies. Today we talk about how and take you behind the scenes of audio description. Learn how to help improve it. Continue reading

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Covid 19: Black Disabled Activists Speak Out

Listen 29 minThis week on Pushing Limits, black disability justice activist Leroy F. Moore Jr. makes a stunning indictment of the black community’s treatment of its disabled members. His speech was part of a webinar called “Disability Justice and COVID-19” … Continue reading

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Call In: BLM Protests & Disability

Friday, June 19, 2:30-3 pm PDT on KPFA Radio According to the Ruderman Foundation a third to a half of all people killed by police are disabled. In a period of continued actions by the Black Lives Matter movement against … Continue reading

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Stacey Milbern Park

Friday, June 4, 2:30-3 pm PDT KPFA “You know, I want to leave a legacy of disabled people knowing that we are powerful and beautiful because of who we are, not despite it,” Stacey Milbern Park The whole world is … Continue reading

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Organizing in a Time of Social Distancing

LISTEN (59 min) When activists and advocates are up against a shelter-in-place order, when everything we usually do is completely impossible, who you gonna call? That’s right!  Disability Justice!  Call ‘em now at 1-800-CRIP-POC-CRIP!Why them, you ask.Because over the past couple … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Residents Face Covid-19

May 8, 2020 2:30-3 pm PDT on KPFA COVID-19 is everywhere these days and no place has been hit harder than nursing homes. Estimates are that up to one-third of all COVID deaths have been in nursing homes. But nobody … Continue reading

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