Sharon Adams spoke against Urban Shield at the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, and spoke at the Berkeley City Council in support of Berkeley’s status as a Sanctuary City, and in opposition to proposed federal legislation attacking Sanctuary Cities across the United States.
Tom Vohrees is active in a community radio start up coalition, Radio for People (R4P). Tom has been seen putting up radio transmitters for low-power radio stations all over the West, from Moscow Idaho, to helping get KFFR on air in Colorado.
Don Macleay is writing a memoir of his work in Nicauagua during the 80s, which is taking some time away from writing on his blog. He continues his work with as a Green Party activist, and his decades-long commitment to supporting and volunteering in the local community. He recently volunteered at the East Bay Innovation Academy on the Thurgood Marshall campus in Oakland, giving a class in bike maintenance.
Mario Fernandez is active in many campaigns, currently phone banking with the San Mateo Labor Council, and active in the Bernie Sanders campaign. He is also involved in Occupy Oakland and BlackLivesMatters movements.
Virginia Browning is currently serving on the KPFA Local Station Board and on several national committees of the Pacifica Foundation. To learn more about Virginia’s life-long love of radio, click here.
Janet Kobren, one of the founding members of the Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance, plugged the importance of KPFA, her UCR LSB candidacy (and the UCR 9) when she introduced one of the videos during the 9-hour 9-11 Truth Film Festival held on September 10 at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. Janet Kobren is currently serving on the KPFA Local Station Board, and also on the Pacifica National Board, representing UCR interests as an officer on the Pacifica Foundation.
T.M Scruggs is an anthromusicologist and musician. His primary research focus is on the use of music to construct social identity in the Americas, with a geographical specialty in Latin America and the Caribbean. He collaborated with Project Censored to share some of the best-known labor and revolutionary ballads on May Day 2015.
Marilla Arguelles recently attended a Single-Payer Health Care conference.