Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017: Amazing women’s rights activist, Neesa Medina

Extraordinary Women Changing the World


On Monday July 24th on KPFA’s Women’s Magazine we talk to two amazing and influential women’s rights activist who unfortunately you probably have never heard of.

Corrine Smith brings us the voice of Neesa Medina, a Honduran women’s rights activist with the women’s rights group Centro de Derechos de Mujeres. They are fighting for women’s basic rights to health, labor and political participation in the face of overwhelming violence. More information also at Witness for Peace.

"We deserve a life without violence." - Neesa Medina



Click here to listen to the entire show. 59:50 min

Also on today's show:
Heather Booth

Monday, July 24, 2017: Amazing women’s rights activist, Heather Booth

Extraordinary Women Changing the World


On Monday July 24th on KPFA’s Women’s Magazine we talk to two amazing and influential women’s rights activist who unfortunately you probably have never heard of.

First Kate Raphael talks to Lilly Rivlin and Heather Booth about the new documentary called “Heather Booth: Changing the World” which tells the story of one of the most influential women involved in social movements in the U.S in the last half Century. This film will be showing this coming week at the SF Jewish Film Festival.

"People should ask for Jane." -Heather Booth





Listen now or Get MP3 for an extended interview with Heather. 34:56 min

"Heather Booth: Changing the World" screenings:
Thursday, July 27
SF Jewish Film Festival 37
at CineArts Theater, Palo Alto  
Director Lilly Rivlin in attendance
12.00 pm
Cinearts
3000 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA

Saturday, July 29
​SF Jewish Film Festival 37
​Albany Twin theater, Albany
Director Lilly Rivlin in attendance      
11.30 am​
Albany Twin
1115 Solano Ave.
Albany, CA

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min

Also on today's show:
Neesa Medina

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Monday, July17, 2017: The Space Between Women and Financial Literacy

What is the Space Between Women and Money?


Jovelyn Richards hosts her live call-in show, The Space Between Us. Today the theme is the space between women and financial literacy with guest Veronica Dangerfield, award winning Financial Educator and Alison Mata, program manager of Oakland Women's Center. Listen to women's personal stories, memories, consciousness and the impact of money in our lives.

Click here to listen to the entire show. 59:50 min

Oakland Women's Center is excited to announce the first annual Smart Women, Smart Money Conference on Saturday, July 29, 2017!  


For more info go to https://sites.google.com/view/smartwomen-smartmoney/home

This conference is designed to improve the financial trajectory of the participant's life! The event will be held at California State University East Bay, Downtown Oakland and will run from 9AM-3:30PM. The full day of activities includes workshops, lunch, and raffle prizes! Workshops include: Salary Negotiation, Budgeting is Sexy, Investing in Your Business, and more!

Tickets can be purchased HERE
Pricing is as follows: $25 for 18-30, $35 for 30+.  They are offering limited number of $10 discounted tickets for low-income participants.  Call them today at (510) 823-2120 to get the code!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017: Occupation: Palestine

Colonialism - Past, Present and Future

Find this book at your local bookstore or online.
Fida Jiryis, a Palestinian born and raised outside of Palestine now living in Ramallah, discusses the experience of returning from exile to live inside Israel's borders, the differences between writing in English and Arabic, and why she chose to write a women's fiction book with a Canadian non-Palestinian protagonist.

Fida is one of the contributors to the best-selling new book, Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation, a partnership between the Israeli project Breaking the Silence and U.S.-based authors Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon.

Listen now or Get MP3. 22:29 min

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min






Find more articles by Fida Jiryis below:

Diary: London Review of Books

One Border, Two Worlds

Amidst Fragmentation and Dispossession: Which Palestine?

It is only 20 minutes from my village to the ruins of Iqrit — but 63 years of dispossession

A Taste of Freedom: Palestinians who Have Returned from Abroad and Their Desire to Leave Again

Why Land Day still matters

Palestinians in Israel: The Struggle for Rights

Also on today's show:
Occupation: America


Monday, July 10, 2017: Occupation - America

Colonialism - Past, Present and Future

In this segment Kate Raphael speaks with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, whose groundbreaking work An Indigenous People's History of the United States surprised everyone by landing on the New York Times best-seller list. Roxanne reflects on the founding of the women's movement, and how our history of colonialism, genocide and slavery have led to endless war.

Listen now or Get MP3. 27:45 min

Roxanne and Kate will be in conversation next Sunday, July 16 from 3 to 5 PM at the third Peace Talk sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.








Click here to listen to entire show and to hear a tribute to the memories of Shelia Michaels, Mary Lou Hadditt, and Angela Romagnoli.  59:50 min

Also on today's show:
Occupation: Palestine



Friday, July 7, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2107: En-gendered Opinions --- or Excuse Me are You a Girl or a Boy? (Part 1)

Today's show presents a creative, multi-voiced exploration of the many facets of gender in today's world. How much has changed and how much remains the same. Part 2 of today's program will air on August 14th.

Produced by Queer in Your Ear Productions' Emily Charles and Mary Salome, graduates of the KPFA Affirmative Action training program (now called First Voice).

Click here to listen now. 59:50 min

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017: Disability activist and writer Aurora Levins Morales

Today on KPFA’s Women’s Magazine we talk to writer, artist, historian, chronic illness survivor and revolutionary activist and healer Aurora Levins Morales about her work and her life.  


Aurora has fought against chronic illness and toxicity of 21st century Capitalism for decades and continues to tell stories with medicinal powers to shift our consciousness and change how we think about ourselves, each other and the world.  Her writing is lyrical and powerful.


Today we talk to her about her work and in particular her book "Kindling:Writings on the Body” where she explores the meanings of sickness and healing, suffering and pleasure, through the story of her own body, of all of our bodies, of the body of the planet.

Learn more about Aurora's self-designed, environmentally safe, moving home at Vehicle for Change.



Click here to listen to the entire show. 59:50 min