Advocacy & Activism

Vanguard Court Watch 8th Annual Fundraiser

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The Davis Vanguard presents Vanguard Court Watch 8th Annual Fundraiser.

Immigration Law: Defending Immigrant Rights and Keeping Families Together

featuring

Cecelia Escamillia-Greenwald, Brett Lee, NLG Sacramento, ACLU Yolo, Chuck Pacheco, Don Saylor, Holly Cooper, and David Greenwald.

Guest speaker Matt Gonzalez.

Immigration is a highly charged and important issue in our nation today. The event features two speakers who have been on the front lines of defending the rights of immigrants and their families.

Media Edge

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PLEASE NOTE:  AFTER THIS EPISODE #702, MEDIA EDGE WILL BE TAKING A BREAK.

After more than 700 consecutive weeks (since April 3, 2005) of providing two hours of progressive programming every week to cable access channels throughout the United States, "Media Edge" will suspend its operations for awhile.  During this hiatus, we will be re-tooling to upgrade to high definition video, in addition to getting some much-needed rest (and dealing with health-related issues).

Thank you very much for your continuing interest in the programs we have shown on "Media Edge."

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"Last Hours" (11 minutes)

“Last Hours” was written by Thom Hartmann and co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s father, George. This short documentary leaps far ahead of immediate issues of oceans rising to take away coastland. Frequent extreme weather events are happening in unusual places, causing record breaking destruction. Hurricanes, tornadoes, ice, hail and snow storms, floods, droughts, wildfires all over the planet are happening nearly every week.

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge will include our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3, 2017 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church

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"What Do You Think When You Look at Me?" (16.5 minutes)

When you look at Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed, what do you see: a woman of faith? a scholar, a mom, a sister? or an oppressed, brainwashed, potential terrorist? Mogahed asks us to fight negative perceptions of her faith in the media — and to choose empathy over prejudice.

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"Just Say No to Space Force" (9 minutes)

How can we deal with health care needs, climate change, and growing poverty when Trump and his followers want to build “Pyramids to the Heavens?”

Keep Space for Peace Week will be October 6-13 this year.

"Healing Trauma: Beyond Gangs and Prisons" (23 minutes)

This short documentary follows the transformative stories of former gang members as they share their childhood mental and physical abuse, growing up in the gang lifestyle, and the hope they now have through the healing power of therapy.