EP 209 International Women’s Day all-woman roundtable: Women activists Rosalinda Guillen, Elizabeth Darrow, Malora Christensen and Catherine Chambers on women as leaders of movements, women fighting together, the history of IWD and how we are evolving to fight in the current climate. Listen now
State Senate Candidate Pinky Vargas gives us her take on key issues in the legislative session, and L&I finds Sarbanand not guilty in the death of Honesto Silva Ibarra. Rosalinda Guillen responds on behalf of immigrant rights advocates.
Gerry Ebalaroza Tunnell on the Let’s Talk Workshop, and why “Stretching Our Edges on Race and Privilege” is more important than ever. And we feature the recent 40th LD Town Hall where Representatives Kris Lytton and Jeff Morris discussed their legislative priorities and responded to constituent concerns.
Guest Hosts Liz Darrow and Michael Vendiola. Issues: WA State’s stronger DACA, Initiative 990 may change laws around police prosecution. Bellingham Tent Encampments, Hirst, Loot Boxes.
State Senator Kevin Ranker on carbon emissions and his actions to preserve education and the environment. WA Leg/Budget update And Immigration and Customs Enforcement targets local leader Maru Mora Villalponda for deportation. Liz Darrow and Edgar Franks join the hosts.
Ep. 202 Longtime local activist and human rights leader Barbara Rofkar on the Martin Luther King Jr. Conference, the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force, and why this year it’s more important than ever to fight for human rights. WA Leg and Carbon Tax Initiative, and the future of public fiber optics, and interview with Jon Humphrey. Listen here
EP 148 On an Inclusive Native American Curriculum. Michael Vendiola, Office of Native Education Director at Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Smak i’ya’ , Ferndale Public Schools Lummi Language Instructor, talk about Washington State education and the Native American “Since Time Immemorial” curriculum. Smak i’ya’ on teaching and preserving the Lummi Language.