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Election Coverage 2008, your streets, your stories. We bring you “Live From Main Street,” the third of five town hall meetings that will take place across the U.S. this election year. Hosted by popular radio personality, Laura Flanders and produced by the Media Consortium and adapted for radio by Making Contact.
On this edition, so you say you want change? But what does this buzzword really mean and what does real, sustainable change look like? Laura Flanders hit the streets of Denver at the Democratic National Convention to find out.
Event will feature:
Laura Flanders, Free Speech TV’s GRITtv host; Van Jones, Green for All founder and president and Ella Baker Center founder; Rep. Donna Edwards, MD-4th District; Karen Pope-Onwukwee, 2008 DNC delegate (MD); Jim Hightower, National Radio Commentator, Public speaker and “Swim Against the Current” author; Faye Wattleton, Center for the Advancement of Women founder; David Barsamian, Alternative Radio founder.
Live From Main Street is a tour of the U.S. in election year 2008, hosted by Grit TV’s Laura Flanders, produced by The Media Consortium and adapted for radio by the National Radio Project.
Live From Main Street Crew
Host: Laura Flanders, Grit TV
Produced by: The Media Consortium
Making Contact Crew
Executive Producer: Tena Rubio
Producer: Andrew Stelzer
Associate Producer: Puck Lo
Interns: Elena Botkin-Levy and Aubrey Green
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Associate Director: Khanh Pham
For more information:
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado – Denver, CO
Alternative Radio – Boulder, CO
Center for the Advancement of Women – New York, NY
Comedy of Laughing Liberally Lee Camp – New York, NY
Free Press – Washington, DC
Green for All – Oakland, CA
Latin American Research and Service Agency (LARASA) – Denver, CO
David Sirota – Los Angeles, CA
Jim Hightower – Austin, TX
Rep. Donna Edwards – Largo, MD or Washington, DC