ella baker center http://kalw.org en Chew on This: Community service on the street level http://kalw.org/post/chew-community-service-street-level <p><em>Many of us wonder what we can do for the communities we live in. Sometimes we feel alienated, even from our neighbors, and just want to connect. Other times, we come together for the sake of safety. We join a neighborhood watch, or pay a visit to city hall. In this next story, we meet three residents of West Oakland who are finding new ways to clean up their communities -- literally. Reporter Charlie Mintz has the story from “<a href="http://www.kalw.org/post/chew-be-part-live-pilot-recording">Chew on This</a>,” a new project coming to KALW this fall.</em></p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:48:41 +0000 Charlie Mintz 17505 at http://kalw.org Chew on This: Community service on the street level Today on Your Call: Who are your local heroes? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-who-are-your-local-heroes <P>On the next Your Call, we’re speaking with the winners of the Ella Baker Center’s “2012 Ellas.”&nbsp;This award honors leaders who are working to build strong communities and inspire others to promote peace, justice and opportunity.&nbsp; The awardees have tackled issues like racial justice, at-risk youth, and immigrant rights. Who have you seen fighting for social justice in your community? And how do you think they deserve to be recognized? Join us at 10pm PST or leave a comment here. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 16578 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Who are your local heroes? Today on Your Call: What are the realities for youth in urban America? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-realities-youth-urban-america <p></p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 14356 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the realities for youth in urban America?