Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, 2022 Here’s a dispatch from the 2022 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, September 10 at Ester Short Park. Mike Selig and I recorded the thoughts and ideas of several fair participants who stopped by the KXRW booth.
Mark Twain said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrowmindedness.” It’s this idea that inspires middle school teacher Scott Rainey to take a trip to the East Coast every year, just after the eighth grade graduation. Rainey has been touring with students since 2004 and recently created a nonprofit, East County Student Travel, to …
We visit the Juneteenth 2022 Freedom Celebration, held on a rainy afternoon in Vancouver’s Esther Short Park. The event commemorates the liberation of the last African American slaves in Texas by American Soldiers in 1865.
Young people with disabilities face many challenges finding a place in their community after they graduate, especially in a small town like Washougal, Wa. This is a topic that hits close to home for me. Jessica Nickels, who worked with me at Washougal High School, until June 2021. She spent four years advocating, building a …
Revisiting the Women’s March Car Rally for Abortion Justice from last October.
In this conversation Janet Grove, from Camas Friends Church, describes the ups and downs of welcoming an Afghan refugee family to the area. It’s pretty inspiring to hear about people coming together to befriend and support the family, who had to flee from their home and try to build a new life.
This is a REBROADCAST of the panel discussion about Abortion Justice and Women’s rights with Terri Niles, Elsie Elling, Jasmine Tolbert, Rosa Colquitt, Leeza Edwards, Julie Mercado, Karyn Kameroff. This program compliments the Vancouver Car Rally for Abortion Justice, held October 2, 2021.
A discussion about architect, inventor, author Buckminster Fuller. I chat with Francher Donaldson, a retired architect who attended several of Fuller’s World Game conferences in the late 70’s/early 80’s.
. Donna is an adjunct professor at Washington State University Vancouver and Western Oregon University Monmouth. With a PhD in Urban Studies and a focus on policy, she teaches US history, environmental history, gender issues in history. Her specialty area is public history. Sinclair is an oral historian, making a living through interviewing, writing, teaching …
Jacquie Hill, owner of Livewell Yoga in Camas, Washington discusses holding onto gratitude during hard times, the challenges of running a small business during the pandemic, and how LIVEWELL exists within the Camas community.