Community Voices

Author, entertainer and motivational speaker Willie Jolley, will appear on the March 26th episode of Conversations with Al McFarlane. Named as “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by Toastmasters International, Jolley has been invited to discuss his book “A Setback Is A Setup For A Major Comeback.

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Lennie Chism’s conversation with Civil Rights Legend Marion Barry, Voting Rights, Past, Present, Future, Our Struggle to Vote on KFAI Radio, 90.3 FM Minneapolis, 106.7 FM St. Paul, Joined in the conversation by Donald Allen, and Mel Reeves.

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This month, the Association of Independents in Radio, Inc. (AIR) selected KFAI as a finalist in a new national competition to extend tap roots into the local community and broaden the station’s service to a wider public. Hundreds of producers and radio and television stations across the U.S. responded to the call for proposals. Winners will be announced on January 20, 2012.

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KFAI Radio’s CATALYST:politics & culture on Thursday July 22 at 9 AM: continued series of reportbacks
from the US SOCIAL FORUM:Foreclosure resistance and housing issues with
ROSEMARY WILLIAMS, who took a stand and resisted forclosure of her North
Minneapolis home (which had been owned by this African-American family
for over 50 years).Host/producer, Lydia Howell

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The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota released their annual Status of Women and Girls in Minnesota report at the University of Minnesota last Thursday. The report is aimed to bring awareness of the issues facing the state’s female population today, and to influence policymakers and the general public to do something about it. KFAI’s Ian Yue has the story.

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HAITI JUSTICE COMMITTEE of the Twin Cities members will come on to talk about the history of Haiti and how that history is intensifying the impact of the earthquake there. See resurce list (below) info about meeting this Sat.Jan.

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In this segment Nancy Torrison, Recruitment Director for Kinship of Greater Minneapolis:http://www.kinship.org/index.html talks about mentoring as a movement and the key to solving many of our commu

In this segment, Gloria Lewis, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities:http://www.bbbs.org/site/c.drLRK6PELoF/b.1637475/k.BEB8/Home.htm talks about the importance of

The Innocence Project of Minnesota:http://www.ipmn.org/ provides pro bono investigative and legal assistance to prisoners trying to prove their innocence.