The survival of the network and especially WBAI is at stake. People are not listening to radio as much as they used to and young people almost not at all. Everywhere community radio stations are disappearing. Our average listener is 65+. When listenership falls, membership and revenue fall, layoffs follow, listenership falls further etc. If

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Ralph Poynter ralph@justiceunity.org You may know me as the persistent leader of the Free Lynne Stewart campaign. After organizing thousands in Lynne’s support, we won! Now we’re both fighting another important struggle: saving our essential community media outlet, WBAI. Raised by a union organizer, I first taught elementary school in Harlem, joining the United Federation

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Dacio Quintana dacio@justiceunity.org Warmest greetings to all WBAI members! ¡Mis más cordiales saludos a todos! I’m running for the WBAI Local Station Board with the Justice and Unity Campaign, endorsed by ProLibertad (Puerto Rican political prisoner freedom group), the May 1st Coalition for Worker & Immigrant Rights, and Dr. Suzanne Ross. WBAI is one of

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John Brinkley I seek re-election to the Local Station Board because I want to continue working to get WBAI through these hard times. I’ve been a listener and supporter since the 1970s. I was elected to the LSB in 2010. Although part of the Justice & Unity minority on the board, I was elected chair

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King Downing king@justiceunity.org Today, the world faces its most serious economic and political crises. At home, communities of color feel the sting while organizing against the economic violence of predatory lending and gentrification and the physical violence of over-policing by those who view us as problems to be contained. WBAI is where you can get

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Eugene Hamond eugene@justiceunity.org I’ve been a WBAI listener and financial supporter for many years. At Wall Street, I spent hundreds of hours taking pledges, mailing your premiums, and doing the Community Bulletin Board (CBB). In 2010, with Victor Takeall, Evelyn Andino-Rosa, and Vajra Kilgour, I resigned from the CBB when accomplices of management decided it

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Independent candidate for the LSB. As a shared community resource and as a voice of the people, WBAI needs to be supported and defended – and brought to a larger audience. Few other cities have anything remotely like it, and if lost it will be gone forever. As a long-time listener/sponsor I became directly involved

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I am Carl Makower, listener, supporter and CAB member. I am very concerned about the direction and future of WBAI. As a member of a number of social action boards and committees, it has been my experience that these bodies work cooperatively to advance and achieve their goals. My knowledge of the current LSB is

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