YMCA http://kalw.org en Sights and Sounds of Bayview: James Martin mentors Bayview's fathers http://kalw.org/post/sights-and-sounds-bayview-james-martin-mentors-bayviews-fathers <p><strong>Watch:&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZC8kVa-PmsI" width="420"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Deafening gunshots rang out just as James Martin arrived home. Troubled by the news of a 17-year-old young man dying in front of his house, he did what anyone would do – actually what most wouldn’t do. He grabbed his portable karaoke machine and stood at the sidewalk memorial erected for the young man and began singing, “Wake up everybody, no more sleeping in bed, no more backward thinking time for thinking ahead.”</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:18:47 +0000 Laura Flynn 34123 at http://kalw.org Sights and Sounds of Bayview: James Martin mentors Bayview's fathers Rebuilding community, one family at a time in Bayview Hunters Point http://kalw.org/post/rebuilding-community-one-family-time-bayview-hunters-point <p>San Francisco&rsquo;s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood has higher rates of poverty, unemployment, and violence than any other part of the city. But its relative geographical isolation &ndash; it&rsquo;s cut off by the 101 and 280 freeways &ndash; can make those issues all but invisible to residents of other neighborhoods.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 20:00:00 +0000 5545 at http://kalw.org Rebuilding community, one family at a time in Bayview Hunters Point