City Visions

Mondays at 7pm

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

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10:21pm

Tue March 18, 2014
City Visions: March 24, 2014

Who's a Feminist?

Feminism and intersectionality
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More than 160 years since Sojourner Truth asked, "Ain’t I a Woman?", 30 after Geraldine Ferraro's vice-presidential run, and 23 years after Anita Hill testified to Congress about sexual harassment, women are still dealing with violence and social, political, and economic inequality.

How are powerful female pop icons, such as Beyoncé and Janet Mock, changing the way women talk about strength, community, and sexuality?

Who are the next generation of political and professional leaders an dhow are they reshaping feminism?

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10:36pm

Thu March 13, 2014
City Visions: March 17, 2014

Teaching Mindfulness to At-Risk Kids

Can yoga help students better focus in the classroom?
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How can mindfulness training address the negative effects of growing up in poverty? City Visions talks with educators and researchers about an innovative program at Stanford that is helping kids address stress through mindfulness and yoga.

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11:09am

Wed March 5, 2014
City Visions: March 10, 2014

Clean power gains momentum...but not in San Francisco

What's it like to have an alternative to PG&E? Host David Onek and guests explore why more and more cities and counties in our region are choosing greener electricity for their residents, and why San Francisco remains, at least for now, a one-utility town.

Producer: Susie Britton

Guests:

-Dawn Weisz, Executive Officer of Marin Clean Energy, a public agency and renewable electricity provider.

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9:39am

Tue March 4, 2014

8:57pm

Mon February 17, 2014
City Visions: February 24, 2014

Heroin and Harm Reduction

Black Tar Heroin
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The tragic death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has brought both cultural and media attention to a recent spike in heroin deaths related to painkiller addiction.

We look at the impact of new forms of dangerous heroin, the effects on users, and overdose prevention efforts--particularly in San Francisco--that are saving lives … and money.

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