Womens Magazine

Culture and change: Reem’s journey from organizer to entrepreneur; Writing place-based mysteries

We speak with Reem Assil, who was a community organizer for ten years before deciding that her true passion is food.  Reem started Reem’s California, an Arab street corner bakery in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, with the help of several community initiatives including the Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment, La Cocina and ICA Fund Good Jobs. And in … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – June 1, 2015

Renowned peace activist Kathy Kelly, just out of federal prison and on her way to Afghanistan, stops in to talk about her activist journey and the connections between mass incarceration, drone warfare, police killings, climate justice and smoking.  Kathy is the co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. Listen to the full 40-minute discussion with Kathy … Continued


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