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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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AXIS: Improvisational Dance for All Bodies

AXIS In Community: Improvisational Dance for All Bodies January 14, 2019 6 pm – 8 pm Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts Studio E (Third Floor) 1428 Alice St, Oakland, $12 drop-in, no one turned away for lack of funds. … Continue reading

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SSI/SSP and CalFresh SSI/SSP and CalFresh

SSI/SSP Recipients will be eligible for CalFresh (Food Stamps) in Summer 2019* In the summer of 2019, the “cash-out” policy that bans SSI recipients from receiving CalFresh (food stamps) will end. *SSI and SSP benefits will NOT be reduced or … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Rapid Transit System with Jonathan Lyens

Listen (29 min) Jonathan Lyens is a blind user of BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, and a former financial analyst in the San Francisco Mayor’s Budget Office.  He believes the BART system needs more accountability and transparency.  As … Continue reading

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“Bottom Dollars” How 250K U.S. People with Disabilities Work for $2 an Hour

Listen 59 min The U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 created the right to a minimum wage, with one huge exception — people with disabilities. We interview producer-director Jordan Melograna and play clips from “Bottom Dollars,” his documentary on … Continue reading

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Stop Electronic Monitoring of In Home Support Workers

Upcoming actions from the Stop EVV Coalition, a local grass roots coalition of consumers and IHSS workers EVV means Electronic Visit Verification.  It’s a federal requirement that could invade our homes and make it difficult to work with the care … Continue reading

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Sonoma County Fires and Disability

Friday, October 20, 2:30 pm PST on KPFA Sharon Rae Robinson who lived with memory loss, Christina Hanson, a 27 year-old woman who used a wheelchair her entire life because of Spina Bifida, and other disabled people were among the … Continue reading

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