DACA Recipient Describes Relief After Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Protections for Dreamers (Aired: June 30, 2020)

In 2018, then-House Minority Leader Representative Nancy Pelosi, held the House floor for over 8 hours, reading testimonies and advocating for young immigrants. These youth relied on the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA. Sonoma Valley resident, Denia Candela, was one of the young people Pelosi spotlighted that day. KRCB’s Adia White spoke […]

Sonoma County Conversations About Race (Aired: June 26, 2020)

The Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County has begun hosting weekly ‘Conversations on Race.’ The series supports the partnership’s mission to fight racism in Sonoma County.  In the most recent conversation, Vince Harper, director of community engagement, interviews Rubin Scott, President of the local chapter of the NAACP. In this excerpt,Scott starts by talking about how the Black […]

As COVID-19 Cases Climb in The Latinx Community, Activists Demand Equity in Disaster Response (Aired: June 25, 2020)

COVID-19 has been difficult for everyone, but immigrant rights activists in Sonoma County say the pandemic is hitting the undocumented and the Latinx community the hardest. Many undocumented immigrants still haven’t recovered from the 2017 and 2019 wildfires. Now, they struggle to make the rent, homeschool kids, and stay safe without access to federal aid. KRCB’s Camille Escovedo reports.  […]

The Santa Rosa City Schools Board Considers Making Ethnic Studies A Graduation Requirement (Aired: June 24, 2020)

The Santa Rosa City Schools Board is deciding today whether to make ethnic studies a requirement for graduation. Omar Medina is a board director and has long been an advocate for equity and inclusion in education. He spoke with KRCBs Adia White about how soon the requirement could be implemented and the impact he hopes it will […]