I am Tom Voorhees, a member of UnitedForCommunityRadio.org. and a candidate for the KPFA local station board (LSB). I will work to restore the former high level of KPFA’s news and public affairs programming necessary for all of us listeners to understand critical issues requiring our attention and action. KPFA’s longstanding policy has been to

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Barbara Whipperman, Listener Candidate for the KPFA LSB, currently serving as KPFA/LSB Treasurer.  A listener since 1955, active supporter answering phones during fund drives, I marvel at how long KPFA supporters have kept it alive, even through difficult times. We’ve recently recovered some stability with new management.  Turmoil is lessening, hopefully to be replaced by

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My name is T.M. Scruggs and I am running as a Listener Candidate for the KPFA Local Station Board. I am an educator, musician, and long time social activist involved in community/non-profit media since the mid-1970s. I am a Bay Area native familiar with the issues of our region. My various forms of organizing and

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I am an English teacher at Newark Memorial High School and a community activist. KPFA and the information they bring to light not only benefits me personally but by proxy, it also benefits my students. Particularly with my AP Language and Composition classes, which are required to write about social issues, I frequently share clips

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Virginia Browning here, incumbent Local Station Board member, radio lover, former programmer, activist. KPFA Election Committee 3-plus years; current member Pacifica National Programming and Governance committees. I’ve come to understand the complexity of turning the relatively gargantuan Pacifica ship. Pacifica, license-holder to KPFA and four other stations, is a single legal entity. Successes and failures

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My name’s Yuri Gottesman and I’m a KPFA listener running for the local station board to help ensure KPFA’s long-term viability as a place for radical, community radio. With many years experience as a Union organizer and Union attorney, I believe I bring a skill set and energy that can have a positive effect on

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My name is Janet Kobren. I am currently a member of the KPFA Local Station Board (LSB), a director on the Pacifica National Board and PNB Secretary, elected by acclamation. I stand for LOCAL, GRASSROOTS, COMMUNITY, and ACTIVIST RADIO: As an advocate of non-hierarchical, collective decision-making and changes made through grassroots activism, I have worked

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My name is Scott Olsen. You might remember me as the Iraq War veteran who was shot by the Oakland Police during Occupy. KPFA was a vital news source for me then and my radio dial was stuck at 94.1FM. KPFA supported me, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and our comrades. allowing us to tell

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My name is Jeremy Miller and I am running for KPFA’s Local Station Board as a listener candidate. Radio is the reason I am campaigning. Steve Martin once said, “Being a comedian is like being a rock star… only without the sex or the money.” Radio shares an analogous place. Generally inside a studio (I

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