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Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm

Latest Episodes

City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

According to federal data, African Americans and Latinos are three times as likely as white Americans to become infected with COVID-19 and twice as likely to die from the virus. Similar disparities persist in California. We'll talk about what accounts for the numbers and how to improve the health of local communities of color amid the pandemic, and after.

59 MIN1 w ago
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City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

While protests against police violence are making headlines, less attention has been paid to an issue that affects the lives and livelihoods of black people every day... racism in the workplace. On our next program, we'll hear stories about how racism has persisted for working black Americans and consider ways to address it.

59 MIN2 w ago
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City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

On July 17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the majority of schools in California will have to revert to distance learning as coronavirus case numbers rise. How have schools prepared over the summer for more online learning? What can families expect and will the state's most vulnerable children fall further behind?

58 MIN3 w ago
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City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

City Visions: The Case For Reparations In California

Has the time come for reparations for slavery? Host Ethan Elkind and guests explore the history of the reparations movement in the United States and discuss what can be done to bridge the racial wealth divide.

59 MINJUL 14
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City Visions: The Case For Reparations In California

City Visions: Fighting for Racial Justice and Jazz Singer Paula West

How are communities in the Bay Area heeding the call to address systemic racism? Tonight on our program, we'll discuss recent initiatives introduced in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area.

59 MINJUL 6
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City Visions: Fighting for Racial Justice and Jazz Singer Paula West

City Visions: Social Justice Educator Dr. Lori Watson on How To Forge Racial Equity

The killing of George Floyd has ignited an outpouring of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, bringing attention to structural racism in law enforcement, education, employment and other institutions. We'll speak to race equity consultant Lori Watson about how unconscious bias contributes to systemic racism and what we can all do to practice anti-racism.

59 MINJUN 21
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City Visions: Social Justice Educator Dr. Lori Watson on How To Forge Racial Equity

City Visions: Justice For All: Reimagining Law Enforcement

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue across the country, Bay Area cities are now considering measures to reform, defund or even dismantle their police forces.

59 MINJUN 16
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City Visions: Justice For All: Reimagining Law Enforcement

City Visions: The Kerner Report And Missed Opportunities For Racial Justice

In 1967, following a summer of civil unrest in cities across America, President Lyndon B. Johnson convened the Kerner Commission to look at the issues underlying these protests. The Commission's report , issued the following year, concluded that systemic racism lay at the heart of the problems and that “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white – separate and unequal.” Why did nothing come of the Commission's recommendations and how can we avoid repeating those mistakes

60 MINJUN 10
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City Visions: The Kerner Report And Missed Opportunities For Racial Justice

City Visions: George Floyd Protests; David Plouffe; Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer

Demonstrations against police violence continue in the Bay Area and nationwide after George Floyd, an African-American, was killed while in the custody of Minneapolis police last week. We'll talk to San Francisco Chronicle columnist Otis Taylor about how our region is processing Floyd's death and how we can address systemic racism in our communities. We'll also explore what it will take to unseat the president come November with democratic political strategist David Plouffe, author of the new

59 MINJUN 3
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City Visions: George Floyd Protests; David Plouffe; Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer

City Visions: Author C Pam Zhang and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus

C Pam Zhang's debut novel, “How Much of These Hills is Gold," tells a haunting tale of two Chinese-American siblings during the gold rush era as they set out to bury their dead father. A beautiful story woven with grief and hope, Ms. Zhang brings to life and gives a voice to a group of people often omitted from the story of the American West.

60 MINMAY 27
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City Visions: Author C Pam Zhang and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus

Latest Episodes

City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

According to federal data, African Americans and Latinos are three times as likely as white Americans to become infected with COVID-19 and twice as likely to die from the virus. Similar disparities persist in California. We'll talk about what accounts for the numbers and how to improve the health of local communities of color amid the pandemic, and after.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

While protests against police violence are making headlines, less attention has been paid to an issue that affects the lives and livelihoods of black people every day... racism in the workplace. On our next program, we'll hear stories about how racism has persisted for working black Americans and consider ways to address it.

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

On July 17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the majority of schools in California will have to revert to distance learning as coronavirus case numbers rise. How have schools prepared over the summer for more online learning? What can families expect and will the state's most vulnerable children fall further behind?

58 MIN3 w ago
Comments
City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

City Visions: The Case For Reparations In California

Has the time come for reparations for slavery? Host Ethan Elkind and guests explore the history of the reparations movement in the United States and discuss what can be done to bridge the racial wealth divide.

59 MINJUL 14
Comments
City Visions: The Case For Reparations In California

City Visions: Fighting for Racial Justice and Jazz Singer Paula West

How are communities in the Bay Area heeding the call to address systemic racism? Tonight on our program, we'll discuss recent initiatives introduced in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area.

59 MINJUL 6
Comments
City Visions: Fighting for Racial Justice and Jazz Singer Paula West

City Visions: Social Justice Educator Dr. Lori Watson on How To Forge Racial Equity

The killing of George Floyd has ignited an outpouring of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, bringing attention to structural racism in law enforcement, education, employment and other institutions. We'll speak to race equity consultant Lori Watson about how unconscious bias contributes to systemic racism and what we can all do to practice anti-racism.

59 MINJUN 21
Comments
City Visions: Social Justice Educator Dr. Lori Watson on How To Forge Racial Equity

City Visions: Justice For All: Reimagining Law Enforcement

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue across the country, Bay Area cities are now considering measures to reform, defund or even dismantle their police forces.

59 MINJUN 16
Comments
City Visions: Justice For All: Reimagining Law Enforcement

City Visions: The Kerner Report And Missed Opportunities For Racial Justice

In 1967, following a summer of civil unrest in cities across America, President Lyndon B. Johnson convened the Kerner Commission to look at the issues underlying these protests. The Commission's report , issued the following year, concluded that systemic racism lay at the heart of the problems and that “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white – separate and unequal.” Why did nothing come of the Commission's recommendations and how can we avoid repeating those mistakes

60 MINJUN 10
Comments
City Visions: The Kerner Report And Missed Opportunities For Racial Justice

City Visions: George Floyd Protests; David Plouffe; Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer

Demonstrations against police violence continue in the Bay Area and nationwide after George Floyd, an African-American, was killed while in the custody of Minneapolis police last week. We'll talk to San Francisco Chronicle columnist Otis Taylor about how our region is processing Floyd's death and how we can address systemic racism in our communities. We'll also explore what it will take to unseat the president come November with democratic political strategist David Plouffe, author of the new

59 MINJUN 3
Comments
City Visions: George Floyd Protests; David Plouffe; Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer

City Visions: Author C Pam Zhang and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus

C Pam Zhang's debut novel, “How Much of These Hills is Gold," tells a haunting tale of two Chinese-American siblings during the gold rush era as they set out to bury their dead father. A beautiful story woven with grief and hope, Ms. Zhang brings to life and gives a voice to a group of people often omitted from the story of the American West.

60 MINMAY 27
Comments
City Visions: Author C Pam Zhang and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus
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