Eve Moser, listener-candidate, WBAI Station Board: I care about WBAI because I believe in the Pacifica mission’seducational, cultural, and social promise and its pledge to be”as nearly self-sustaining as possible”. [http://pacifica.org/about_mission.php] It’s perfectly possible to do both, but we haven’t been doing either. The radio programming needs to be as good as the mission.  The

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Pauline Park (paulinepark.com) I am running for the WBAI Local Station Board (LSB) because I believe passionately in the power of radio to educate the public, and in the crucial role that WBAI has played here in the tri-state area and can continue to play with the right leadership. In the course of 21 years

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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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I am running for the LSB to represent the best interests of the staff, volunteers and listeners. I have no interest in groups, philosophies, or any specific community that would benefit from my participation. My only interest is to cultivate journalistic integrity and financial sustainability for WBAI and Pacifica. Optional Questions In what ways are the station moving in

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Vision My name is Wuyi Jacobs. I am running for the WBAI Local Board because I believe that media is a necessary system with processes that must rest on a solid foundation of community ownership. Today, media cannot just be about reporting, interviews, discussions, etc., rather it must be about community, shared experiences, shared ownership

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