Advocacy & Activism

In The Studio - Davis Adult Day Program

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Dawn Myers Purkey, Program Director, Yolo Adult Day Health Center, and Cindi Royval Unger, Alzheimer's and Dementia Trainer.

yolohealthyaging.org

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topics discussed include: who gets stressed and depressed, plans to develop Davis Adult Day program to serve frail elderly and their caregivers.

Recorded 05/18/17.

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"2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest”  (1 hour, 23 minutes)

On April 30, 2017, Sacramento area high school students read and defended their

essays in response to this quotation from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are

prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is

education."

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"5 To Life Compassionate Release" (9 minutes)

The terminally ill deserve to die a dignified death with loved ones able to see
them go in peace. But for Allison's father, it was too late. Watch their story
about the agonizing struggle against time and red tape that is all too familiar
to too many Americans dealing with the criminal justice system.

"How Racism Makes Us Sick" (17.5 minutes)

In The Studio - Women's Health: Heart Disease

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Amparo Villablanca, Prof. of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Heather Caswell, Women's Heart Health Advocate.

womenshearthealth.ucdavis.edu

topics discussed include: National Women's Health Week May 14-20, women's heart health and the work being done by UCDavis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program.

Recorded 03/30/17.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

This week, Angela Glover Blackwell, executive director of PolicyLink and former Obama advisor, has a long history of using policy for progressive, radical, change. Blackwell says this is a moment to protect and resist, certainly, but also a time to return to the roots that are our local neighborhoods, our cities, our suburbs and build something better with them. People must make demands of the system if the system is to change, says Blackwell.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (80.5 minutes)

Three episodes of The Laura Flanders Show are presented:

    (1) "Trumpism, Warfare, and Fixing Fissures in the

Left."  Laura interviews organizers about going beyond Trumpism and

Trump, with Color of Change director, Rashad Robinson; immigrant rights

advocate Kica Thomas, and anti-war activist Medea Benjamin.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (80.5 minutes)

Three episodes of The Laura Flanders Show are presented:

    (1) "Trumpism, Warfare, and Fixing Fissures in the

Left."  Laura interviews organizers about going beyond Trumpism and

Trump, with Color of Change director, Rashad Robinson; immigrant rights

advocate Kica Thomas, and anti-war activist Medea Benjamin.