All You Need is a Good Heart
What does it take to effectively demonstrate for human rights? Community organizer and writer, Magdaleno ‘Leno’ Rose-Avila reflects on his first protest in high school. (more…)
Meet the owner of a Estelita’s Library, Edwin Lando. The new community library opened it’s doors near the Beacon Hill Light Rail Station. Jim Cantú spoke with its owner, Edwin Lando, about what Estelita’s Library is. This is an excerpt of a KVRU interview
Maru Mora-Villalpando: The Department of Licensing and ICE
Maru Mora-Villalpando is an Undocumented Immigrant rights Activist, founder of NWDC Resistance and #Not1More Deportation. In January, 2018, she was served a letter from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ordering her to appear in immigration court at an unspecified date. Then, in February, 2018, the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) admitted that it furnished records to a request from ICE about Mora-Villalpando and other undocumented Washington residents. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with Mora-Villalpando last month about her experience with the DOL and how she expects the state to respond to the DOL’s actions.
Native Efforts To Prevent Fossil Fuel Projects
In this series, Matt Remle, a local Lakota activist, describes his experience in advocating for divestment fromfossil fuel projects.
The Backbone Campaign: So You Want To Be An Activist?
The Backbone Campaign helps organize social demonstrations and trains global change agents in artful protest, organizing and kayaktivism.
Listen to a series of segments from KBCS Reporter, David Joseph’s visit to the Backbone Campaign’s activist training camp.
The West Coast: Ground Zero for Climate Change Activism
West Coast activists play a major role in determining the fate of the of fossil fuel industry. YES! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with investigative reporter Arun Gupta about the progress of the movement and how communities can adapt to using less fossil fuels.