City Visions

Mondays at 7pm

Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm

Call in line: 415-841-4134

Twitter: @cityvisionsKALW

Email: cityvisions@kalw.org

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

Bay Area Uprising: Changing the Local Landscape

Mar 7, 2011

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Lisa Denenmark

If you Google news for “West Oakland,” mainstream news organizations will cover mostly crime, toxins and fires. Yet, within this and other vulnerable communities, organizations and leaders are collaborating with stakeholders in innovative ways to bring about social change.

 

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Judith Sansone

When we think of people who are hungry, images of Depression-era food lines, or a scantily clad child from a non-specific less developed nation typically come to mind. However, the true face of hunger in San Francisco is better captured among the familiar faces on the Muni train; all ages, all ethnic backgrounds, all body types struggle to put enough food on the table.

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Susan Britton

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Susan Britton

Domestic Violence in the Economic Downturn

Jan 10, 2011

 

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Lisa Denenmark

Widespread, long-term unemployment continues to strain California’s social systems. Underfunded and stretched to the limit amid increased need, Bay Area women's shelters are turning away women and children.

Victims of domestic violence are staying longer in abusive relationships, where, according to some reports, the violence is more frequent and more severe. Among those survivors, 34 percent will become homeless, in a climate where competition is rife for scarce public and affordable housing.

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