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Dave, jim, Ginny

A half hour weekly radio show committed to community, peace, justice, and non-violence issues.

The show aires on Community Radio stations:
KSVR 91.7 FM (Skagit Valley College) Wednesdays 5:00 PM PT, rebroadcast Sundays 8:00 PM PT
KSVU 90.1 FM, Hamilton, Sundays 8:00 PM and Thursdays 8:00 AM PT
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Gun Violence in Our Communities, Part 2 with The Alliance for Gun Responsibility - April 11, 2018

This show is the second half of a recording of a March 2018 Indivisible Skagit meeting on Gun Violence in Our Communities. The timing happened just after the Parkland high school shootings and subsequent student school walkouts, and just before the national and local March for Our Lives. In this portion Cathy Munsen, Coalition Manager for the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, describes the Alliance and talks about the 2018 legislative session. The Alliance has done more in Washington State than any other organization to get responsible gun laws passed since Sandy Hook, including comprehensive background checks and much more.

Part one with four high school students, Safe and Sane Skagit, Skagit Moms Demand Action and Strategic Emergency Education is available on http://speakupspeakoutradio.org.

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Evelyn Adams describes FutureFest Event on April 21-22 - April 4, 2018

On today's show, Evelyn Adams talks with Ginny Wolff about FutureFest, an ambitious and visionary weekend planned by Transition Fidalgo and Friends on April 21-22. FutureFest is a free weekend event designed to guide participants in re-envisioning the future we want, helping them find hope and renewed energy by working towards solutions at the local level that aren't happening nationally.

Sarah Van Gelder co-founder of Yes! magazine is their keynote speaker. Innovative workshops address Strengthening our local Economy, "Homes for all," "Regenerative Resistance: Facing the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy" and Citizen Scientists. Multiple creative activities include a song writing contest, "The Qube," the "Walk of Why Not," the "Grove of Life," an art display by MONA and more. Sommer Carter and the Anacortes Music Project lead in a conversation about the importance of creativity to our future during supper on Saturday.Vicki Robin wraps up the weekend with the "Future Cafe." There will be an ending parade.

FutureFest happens Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10-7PM, and Sunday, April 22, 12:30-6PM, at the Transit Shed Event Center, Anacortes. It is FREE.

More details at http://www.transitionfidalgo.org.

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Friends of the San Juans Pt. 2: Threats to the Salish Sea - March 28, 2018

San Juan Islanders are in a better position than most of the rest of us to watch what's threatening the tenuous environment of the Salish Sea; and they are more immediately connected to how the ecology and economy for all communities surrounding this international body of water are intertwined. In today's show Ginny Wolff talks with Stephanie Buffum, Executive Director of Friends of the San Juans; Lovel Pratt, Marine Protection Programs Director for Friends; and Shaun Hubbard of Islanders for Safe Shipping, about their concerns over increases in international shipping traffic, especially those vessels carrying Canadian crude oil, and refined fossil fuel products. They discuss oil spill risk, underwater noise pollution, their alarm over the endangered chinook salmon and the Southern Resident Killer Whales, and how Islanders' love of the iconic orca is galvanizing them into action, to protect the beloved whales, and the Salish Sea itself.

More information:
http://SanJuans.org
http://IslandersForSafeShipping.org

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GUN VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES, Part 1 - March 21, 2018

In response to the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjorie Douglas Stoneman High School in Florida, Indivisible Skagit's March meeting became a forum on Gun Violence in Our Communities and was recorded for Speak Up! Speak Out!. With this tragic event, the national gun violence dialogue has moved. Brave students have become the voice, turning grief into action.

Jade Carter from Anacortes High School, Jennifer Ramirez from Burlington-Edison High School, Ava Ross from Mount Vernon High School, and Llyra Roe from Sedro Woolley High School helped organize their school's national walk-out on the one-month anniversary of the Florida shooting and spoke eloquently about it. In addition, the chairpersons of two local gun violence prevention groups, Margy Lavelle for Safe and Sane Skagit, and Julie Wenzel of Skagit Moms Demand Action, spoke, as did Krista Salinas for her emergency management business, Strategic Emergency Education. Cathy Munsen from the Alliance for Gun Responsibility presented a slide show on Washington State GVP legislation and the Alliance's ability to push it. This will air in a second segment, April 11.

A Skagit #marchforourlives is planned for March 24, organized by Llyra Roe.

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Underground Writing with Matt Malyon - March 14, 2018

Writer Matt Malyon joins host jim justice to talk about his Underground Writing of which he is the director. This is a literature-based writing program that fits into a peace and justice focus of his life. It is a creative writing program using writing prompts from literature and works on empowering students. He has started a joint project with Aaron Wagner to have Aaron's contacts use the student writing to "illustrate" it through art work and film. The Underground Writing works with students in juvenile detention, Migrant Student Leadership Club in Mount Vernon, and other groups in Skagit County to encourage their writing to focus on their future and empower them through providing a means to express themselves. The project has a new book about to be released soon, What No One Ever Tells You. Also, a new group will start soon at the new Skagit Community Justice Center (formerly jail) which provides meeting rooms for this sort of activity.

http://Undergroundwriting.org, info@undergroundwriting.org - see their photos online and contact them to sign up for their E-News

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