Monday, July 12, 2010

Monday, July 12: Visit Arnieville, a tent city in Berkeley. Travel to Atlanta to see who's not on the Oprah Network.

Yvette Hochberg brings us the voices of women from Arnieville, the three-week old tent city that is fighting to save home health services for seniors and disabled people. And Sharon Sobotta introduces us to five of the amazing women who auditioned for the new Oprah network. Plus we'll bring you an update on the case of Caster Semenya, the South African runner forced to undergo gender testing, and hear shocking testimony about sexual assault against women activists at the G20 protests in Toronto. All that plus the women's calendar.

Arnieville on Adalaide Ave.

Jean Stewart, Jan Santos and Hannah Jo Karpalo, three of the activists behind the tent city in Berkeley that is fighting to save In Home Supportive Services, talk about the issues and the encampment in this lively discussion. 19:13

Download the interview with Jean, Jan and Hannah Jo.


Women's Magazine correspondent Sharon Sobotta went to the Oprah auditions in Atlanta, Georgia. In this inspiring collage, she brings us the voices of some of the extraordinary women she met there. Sharon spoke to five women, including two deaf women, Esmeralda Willamson-Noble, the mother of a young man who jumped off of a building in New York, and Heidi Kirshner, an oil painter about their dreams, their challenges and of course, what they hope to share on the Oprah Network. Then Sharon discovers Healthful Essence, a Carribean vegan restaurant and interviews the owner/chef, Princess Dixon. 24:20

Download  interviews with five women in Atlanta.


Listen to the entire show to hear Kate Raphael's updates on the G20 protests and sexual assaults in Toronto, and gender testing of South African woman athlete. Also, women talk about their passions and dreams.

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