Thu March 12, 2015

Your Call: Remembering Dori Maynard,1958-2015

On the March 13th edition of Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. We’ll remember Dori Maynard, president of the Robert Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and champion of diversity in the media. She died of lung cancer on February 24. She fought for diversity until the very end. We’ll talk about how reporters can more accurately mirror the communities they cover with SF State’s Venise Wagner, the Bay Area News Group’s Martin Reynolds and G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism’s Lind Jue. Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Wed March 4, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Who are the police of the future?

Who are the police of the future?  On the March 4th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by talking with young people who are planning careers in law enforcement. At a time when police are under intense scrutiny, what attracts them to this work?  What are their reactions to the protests around discriminatory police practices and accountability? What changes would they like to see, particularly in communities that face brutality and profiling?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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Tue February 3, 2015

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

California drought: Big storm on the way for Northern California // Contra Costa Times

"After the driest January in recorded history, the Bay Area is back in the rain business.

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Wed January 21, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Does Diversity in Policing Make a Difference?


Who are police today? On the January 21st edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race and justice with a conversation about police departments across the country. The total number of minority police officers has risen, but they’re concentrated in larger cities. The percentage of white cops is more than 30 points higher than in the communities they serve, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. What does the police force look like in your area? It's Your Call, with me, Rose Aguilar, and you.

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Thu August 28, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What can be done to break the environmental movement's "green ceiling"?


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