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How Small Businesses are Critical to Community

 

Laura Clise, the Founder and CEO of Intentionalist, describes why moving away from a transactional  economy to a relational economy is so important for the health of our communities.  Intentionalist is an online directory and guide promoting businesses owned by black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ, veteran and differently-abled  communities.

 

 

Women’s March 2018: Voices About Inclusion in the Movement

On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, tens of thousands of people marched through Seattle for the second annual Women’s March. Some criticized last year’s march for mostly representing white women, and not offering a broader message representing a diversity of women’s experiences. KBCS’s Casey Martin was at the march and asked people if this year’s march felt more inclusive than last year’s.

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Transit Access for the DeafBlind Community, Part 1

Daily commuting activities such as crossing the street, boarding a bus, and knowing where to get off – become part of a completely different world for those in the deaf-blind community. Seattle has perhaps one of the largest and most active DeafBlind communities in the country. Producer, Mona Yeh and correspondent, Yuko Kodama spent time learning more about issues around access and mobility for people in this community through the Lighthouse for the Blind Seattle. They spent time with Debra Kahn communicating through two tactile American Sign Language interpreters, who alternated every 15 minutes. Watch the video below and here more of Debra’s story here.

Transit Access for the DeafBlind community from 91.3 KBCS on Vimeo.

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Dorian Wants Transit Policy Towards Disabled Persons to Change, Part 1

When Dorian has a smooth bus ride, it’s an experience to cherish. What’s the Flux producer, Mona Yeh, took a ride with Dorian to get a first-hand account of their experience. Here’s the dispatch.

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