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Listener Candidate for the KPFA Local Station Board
Statement
In the Spirit of Community Engagement, outreach and fundraising, I
Brian Crowell declare my candidacy for the KPFA LSB.

I am an African Teacher activist. I have been teaching for 22 years. I serve on the Oakland Education Association Grievance Committee. I also serve as co chair of the Oakland Education Association Crisis Action Team (CAT) Standing Committee. In addition I assist teachers and employees with Unfair Labor Practice and labor issues.

Recently, I participated in the action at the Port of Oakland to prohibit the Zim Cargo ship from unloading its products at the Port of Oakland. I have been in the Oakland Post Newspaper supporting union rights and activism.

I have served previously on the KPFA LSB and have been interviewed on shows related to Labor and Education. Needless to say it is important that we protect the integrity of KPFA, its building, its staff, its union contract that is in jeopardy as well as pensions for employees. Please vote for KPFA protectors candidates.

I look forward to serving on the board again if elected. For more information go to to kpfaprotectors.org

Best,
Brian Crowell
Answers to Candidate Questionnaire
1. What experience, connections, skills or traits would you bring to the local station board to advance the station's mission?
  Bachelors degree political science, minored in women's studies, social science teaching credential, special education teacher credential, OEA Union Grievance Committee, OEA Union Crisis Action Team Co Chair, Unfair Labor Practice Experience for employees
2. What do you appreciate and value in the station's current operations?
  Staff, Employees and innovative program. KPFA has the only full news department in the network.
3. What would you like to see improved or changed in the station's current operations?
  An increase in listenership under the age of 25.
4. Describe what you anticipate would be your top three priorities or areas of focus if you were elected to the local station board.
  1. Budget.
2. Increase listenership under age of 25
3. Programming geared needs of millennials.
5. Sustainability is an important part of any nonprofit operation. What are your thoughts on how the board can help to improve the station's financial footing?
  More access to digital media including instagram, Facebook, snapchat, twitter, tic Tok. etc...
6. Is there anything else you would like prospective voters to know?
  I have a reputation as a fighter for disenfranchised.
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