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1:10am

Fri December 19, 2014
Politics

Your Call: US-Cuba relations & the budget deal

On the December 19th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s historic announcement to reestablish relations with Cuba. We’ll also talk about the $1.1 trillion dollar budget deal, which affects everything from abortion to campaign finance. Who’s reporting on the deal’s budget cuts and banking provisions supported by Wall Street? We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Michael Michael McAuliff, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, and McClatchy’s Kevin Hall.

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12:00am

Thu July 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call: Do arts organizations serving diverse audiences get their fair share of public funding?

  

 

 

On the July 24th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll talk about a recent report that found that 76 percent of public grant money in San Francisco goes towards arts programs with primarily white audiences, even as people of color make up over half of the city's population. What’s the right way to decide who gets public money for the arts? Do the criteria need to change to ensure that the broadest public is served? It's Your Call, with Hana Baba, and you.

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12:00am

Wed June 4, 2014

6:38pm

Tue March 25, 2014
Education

San Francisco elementary school PTA debates how to use funds

A child buys tickets at the Halloween-Día de los Muertos fundraiser for Junipero Serra Elementary in Bernal Heights. The event netted $3,000 for the PTA.
Tearsa Joy Hammock San Francisco Public Press

In 2011, the latest year that data is available, parents at San Francisco elementary schools collectively raised over five million dollars for their kids’ schools. More than half of that money was raised by only ten elementary schools in a district of 71.

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11:35pm

Thu December 12, 2013

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