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12:23am

Tue August 7, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What are the proven models to reducing poverty in communities?

On today's Your Call we’ll have a conversation with organizations that are working to tackle poverty. There are 46 million people and nearly 15 million children living in poverty in the United States today. Are there workable solutions out there? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. How do you think we can reduce poverty? It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Mia Birdsong, the vice president of the Family Independence Initiative

Ethel Long-Scott, Executive Director of the Women’s Economic Agenda Project

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11:29pm

Sun August 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: What are you doing for fun this summer that’s free or low cost?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about free events, museums, nature walks, and hikes. What about free and low cost staycations where you take off a leave days, and enjoy your area. What are your recommendations? We’ll be joined by SFKids.org, FunCheapSF, and the Nature Institute. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where do you go to find free activities? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

Guests:

Johnny Hayes, the founder of funcheapsf.com, a listing of fun but affordable things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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11:55pm

Thu August 2, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

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On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media Roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of taxes on the presidential campaign trail. Who is dissecting the candidates’ tax plans? We’ll also talk about the power outage in India , which affected over 600 million people. We’ll be joined by the Christian Science Monitor’s Rebecca Byerly and Reuters columnist David Cay Johnston . Join us at 10 or post your comment at yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and your.

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10:12am

Thu August 2, 2012
Birds

Today on Your Call: What can we learn from observing birds?

On the next Your Call, we’ll speak with Jon Young, author of What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World.  Understanding bird language, says Young, leads us toward a deeper connection to animals…and to ourselves. What can we learn from paying closer attention to what other species are up to?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here.  How does bird-watching connect us to our surroundings?  And why does it matter?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed August 1, 2012
Urban youth

Today on Your Call: What are the realities for youth in urban America?

On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Jennifer Tilton, author of Dangerous or Endangered? Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America. She says “We are afraid for our own kids, but deeply fearful of other people’s children.”  What can we do about what Tilton calls our “nation of radically unequal childhoods”?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here.  How do communities change when there are resources available to youth? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.

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