Special Programming

KPFA Special Broadcast – March 8, 2008

podcast

We hear from Donna Bellorado speaking with Cari Clement, founder of The Rwanda Knits Project, a women-run sustainable business in post-genocidal Rwanda; J. Kehaulan Kauanui of Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond www.ingidenouspolitics.org, talking with Sarah Deer, an attorney with the Tribal Law & Policy Institute on Amnesty International’s report, "Maze of Injustice: The Failure to Protect Indigenous Women From Sexual Violence" (USA); Award-winning filmmaker Almudena Carracedo, director an co-producer of the documentary film, "Made in L.A." speaks on
sweatshops and immigrant worker rights; Preeti Shekar speaks with Kavita Ramdas, CEO and President of the Global Fund for Women, about the condition of women throughout the world in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Lynn Feinerman with the Women’s Rising Collective of the National Radio Project Women’s Desk www.nationalradioproject.org salutes Medea Benjamin & Code Pink; and Rivian Berlin interviews Margo Okazawa-Rey, feminist activist and scholar currently living and working in East Jerusalem, about national security.

We conclude this one hour celebration of International Women’s Day with Laura Previs speaking with author Mary Thom on the life of Bella Abzug, a New York Congresswoman during the 1970’s. Abzug was a real fighter for social justice and a feminist crusader who was known for her sharp wit and for wearing flamboyant hats!  Produced by Safi wa Nairobi, Bonnie Bone, Rose Ketabchi, Queen Jahneen and Kirsten Thomas at KPFA in Berkeley. Special thanks to Esther Manilla, Anna Pia, Amelia Gonzalez, Anita Johnson, Sasha Lilly, the Pacifica Radio Archives www.pacificaradioarchives.org, and Dev Ross for technical support and mixing. 

 

 

We hear from Donna Bellorado speaking with Cari Clement, founder of The Rwanda Knits Project, a women-run sustainable business in post-genocidal Rwanda; J. Kehaulani Kauanui of Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond, talking with Sarah Deer, an attorney with the Tribal Law & Policy Institute on Amnesty International’s report, "Maze of Injustice: The Failure to Protect Indigenous Women From Sexual Violence" (USA); Award-winning filmmaker Almudena Carracedo, director and co-producer of the documentary film, "Made in L.A." speaks on sweatshops and immigrant worker rights; Preeti Shekar speaks with Kavita Ramdas, CEO and President of the Global Fund for Women, about the condition of women throughout the world in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Lynn Feinerman with the Women’s Rising Collective of the National Radio Project Women’s Desk salutes Medea Benjamin & Code Pink; and Rivian Berlin interviews Margo Okazawa-Rey, feminist activist and scholar currently living and working in East Jerusalem, about national security.

We conclude this one hour celebration of International Women’s Day with Laura Prives speaking with author Mary Thom on the life of Bella Abzug, a New York Congresswoman during the 1970’s. Abzug was a real fighter for social justice and a feminist crusader who was known for her sharp wit and for wearing flamboyant hats! Produced by Safi wa Nairobi, Bonnie Bone, Rose Ketabchi, Queen Jahneen and Kirsten Thomas at KPFA in Berkeley. Poetry is from Dante Consentino, YouthSpeaks, Michelle Lee and Dominique Jones. Special thanks to Ms. M, Esther Manilla, Anna Pia, Amelia Gonzalez, Anita Johnson, Sasha Lilley, the Pacifica Radio Archives, and Dev Ross for technical support and mixing.