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THIS WEEK: Apr. 19 to 25, 2021
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Earth Deserves More Than a Day: Specials This Week
Rainier Avenue Radio's 3-day celebration of Earth Day features multiple conversations, stories, and films spanning from April 20th to 22nd, 2021.
Day 1: April 20
A conversation with the DRCC's Paulina Lopez, Front and Centered's Melina Rivera, and DRCC and Duwamish Tribal Member James Rasmussen about what it means to live, work, and breathe on the frontlines and fenceline communities.
Jolene Haas and James Rassmussen of the Duwamish Tribe and Tony Johnson of the Chinook Tribe join in conversation about their efforts to fight for recognition.
Environmental Justice Advocates from Washington’s largest coalition of diverse BIPOC community groups, Front and Centered, come together to do a legislative wrap on lessons learned from the hard-fought advocacy for equity and justice for frontline communities, people and planet.
A primer on the Story of Cap & Trade - Animation Education; Front and Centered Cap and Trade Community Briefing; Community Organization Video Got Green.
Showing local films Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition and Promised Land.
Climate justice advocates Hannah Lidstrom, Jill Mangaliman, and Yolanda Matthews discuss the details and the basics about the biggest existential threat to people and planet, and why it matters most for BIPOC communities locally and globally.
Day 2: April 21
Mossville Film Director Alexander Glustrom is interviewed by SJFI Advisor and Filmmaker Remoy Philipps about the transformation of stories through filmmaking to amplify the act of bearing witness injustice.
Nyema Clark of Nurturing Roots, Susan Balbas of Na’ah Ilahee Fund, and Rosalinda Guillen of Communidad a Communidad talk with moderator Aurora Martin about cultivating food and harvesting justice, and how their work is a cathartic, decolonizing process -- from land reform, farm work, to community liberation.
Featuring the films Nurturing Roots, Community to Community, After Earth, and Na Ah Ilahee Fund.
Community voices from Disability Rights WA and Front and Centered from all over the state share stories to identify the gaps – and offer solutions - between policies and practice which WA lawmakers need to figure out this 2021 Legislative Session - STAT!
Day 3: April 22
Environmental justice advocates discuss why the climate crisis needs a Just Transition, which imagines solutions to the intersectional issues of equity, opportunity, renewable energy, and environmental health for people and planet.
Black community organizers and leaders from Vancouver, Tacoma, and Spokane (Sedonia, Young, and Partners talk about how environmental justice and racial justice manifest in their region and their part of leading local the solutions.
Featuring videos produced by SWCUC/Noble Foundation, Young Warrior Society, and Front and Centered: Campesino, SWCUC, and Young Warrior Society.
Front and Centered’s organization and funding strategists, Ruby Love and Sharon Chen, discuss how to resource the environmental justice movement with special guest Jacari Harris, Executive Director of the new George Floyd Memorial Foundation.
Afternoons with Monique
Featuring an interview with Rainier Avenue Radio host and lawyer, Paul Schneiderman.
The Fil-Am Radyo Show
Continuing the Executive Suite series with the former CEO of Treehouse for Kids, Janis Avery, who will share how the organization kept a heavy focus on racial equity work and accomplished some remarkable outcomes for kids under her leadership.
Measure of a Man
Sharing feelings and solutions regarding the shooting in Minneapolis.
The Neon Ghost Show
How every Liam Neeson movie is a Taken remix, headlines, and a flashback to a couple of nineties movies.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Service
Easter Sunday Service.
The Sean Taeschner Show
What Price Truth? Experiences of a corrupt court system.
Seattle Here & Now
Educator Mr. Bruce Williams, shares many interesting and little known facts of history on slavery based upon his extensive research and journeys through the slave holding states in the United States.
A preview of the Seattle Section of the National Council of Negro Women's Rocky Mountain Regional Alliance Symposium with Tanya Jimale, a wealth & legacy panelist.
Shatter Your Glass Ceiling
Welcoming Wonderful Morrison.
Illumination by Thunderbolt.
Women's Empowerment Radio
Featuring Mrs. Curve Washington 2021, Lanaya Taylor, and CEO of Chicago's Winner's Club, Kristina Wynne.
You Can Make a Difference
New Seattle singer Madii guests and Miami's Yaya Bey checking in.
God Is Inspiration
Jazz From the Cabinets
Leon Thomas, Joe Chambers, Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, Slim Gaillard, Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers, and more!
Boogie Boys, Prince, Spinners, and a DMX tribute by DJ 3rd Degree.
An Earth Day tribute featuring songs about our world, the environment, or any of the four main elements: earth, air, fire and water with songs from Michael Jackson, David Bowie, John Denver, Peter Gabriel, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more!
R&R Live Jam Session
A crazy ride through R&B classics from 1965 to 1975, including Bo Diddley, the Stylistics, the Spinners, Candi Staton, Ann Peebles, Otis Redding, the 5th Dimension and more.
Star Time Jukebox
Metro Sports Weekly
Monday Night Sports with Dupe & Edwin