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Women Rising 29: Food Sovereignty in indigenous communities
Jan06

Women Rising 29: Food Sovereignty in indigenous communities

  Women Rising radio profiles food sovereignty activists from India, Mexico, and Native American communities. If you are interested in GMOs, TTP, seed saving, herbal medicine, food, trade & activism –then tune in! Featuring: Vandana Shiva, founder of Navdanya Adelita San Vicente Tello, founder of Semillas de Vida Sage La Pena, Native American, ethno- botanist and food sovereignty activist Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Native American youth educator More information Navdanya fundación semillas de vida The Women’s Herbal Symposium of Northern California I Who are the Teachers Kanyon – Portfolio https://www.organicconsumers.org TPP Fine Print: Biotech Seed Companies Win Again | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/ What drove a Korean farmer to kill himself in...

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WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community
Oct07

WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community

Women Rising Radio 28 profiles global community organizers – whose work is based in their compassion and common sense, and whose organizing is making a worldwide impact. Featuring Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service (USA) Amber Khan, Women For Women International (USA) Zainab Salbi, Emerita, Women For Women International (USA) Martha Karnga, Executive Director, Bassa Women’s Development Association, (Liberia) Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Engineer: Stephanie Welch More Information American Jewish World Service Women for Women International BAWODA Liberia Women Rising...

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Women Rising 27: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico
Mar03

Women Rising 27: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico

Download We follow Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez as she shows us the reality of farm workers’ lives in the United States and Mexico. Dr. Lopez founded the Center for Farmworker Families in Watsonville, California. Featuring:    Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families  Women farmworkers Host: Sandina Robbins Producers: Lynn Feinerman, Antonio Ortiz More information Women Rising Radio Center for Farmworker Families California Rural Legal Assistance Lettuce Wars: 10 years of work and struggle in the fields of California Farmworker Justice Monarch Services Center for Farmworker Families Full disclosure, Ann Lopez has made small donations to Making Contact over the...

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Women Rising 26: A Ride on the People’s Climate Train

In September of 2014, Women Rising radio rode the People’s Climate train coast to coast, with over 200 activists heading to New York City to join the largest climate change march in history. Featuring: Valerie Love, Center for Biological Diversity, No Tar Sands Campaigner Penny Opal Plant, Indigenous climate activist Lauren Wood, Utah’s Peaceful Uprising co-founder Teresa Jimenez, Urban Tithe organizer Shannon Biggs, Global Exchange Community Rights program director Rosalind Harris, Global Climate Justice Alliance Michael Brune, Sierra Club executive director Sister Santussika, Tony Sirna, Camille Herrera, Carrie, Riders on the People’s Climate Train People’s Climate Train Singers Host: Sandina Robbins Producer:  Lynn Feinerman Engineer:  Jeff Wessman Senior Producer:  Andrew Stelzer More information: Women Rising Radio People’s Climate March People’s Climate Train Flood Wall Street Center for Biological Diversity 350.org Avaaz Sierra Club Urban Tithe Grassroots Global Justice Alliance Artisan Hub Global Exchange Peaceful Uprising (Utah) Breakthrough Communities Citizens’ Climate Lobby Earth Island Institute Spirit Rock Meditation Center Naomi Klein-This Changes Everything Photos from the March Photo courtesy of People’s Climate March Photos courtesy of the People’s Climate...

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Women Rising #25 Activists Against Global Armaments and War

We profile women fighting the expansion of global militarism and violence. Korean sister Stella Soh campaigns to save an UNESCO world heritage site from a planned military base. US activist Kathy Kelly founded Voices for Creative Nonviolence. And Brazilian Miriam Nobre works with the World March of Women. Featuring:    Sister Stella Soh, Catholic Nun and activist with Save Jeju Island Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence co-coordinator Miriam Nobre, Coordinator Of The International Secretariat Of The World March Of Women  More information Women Rising Radio Save Jeju Now Save Jeju Island-No Naval Base! Voices for Creative Nonviolence World March of Women Gangjeong Island Unite to End Violence Against...

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Women Rising #24—Activist Women of Greenpeace

We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads the campaign against fracking. And Laila Williams connects Greenpeace with indigenous communities, women’s groups and people of color.  Happy International Women’s Day March 8th! Featuring:    Leila Deen, Greepeace Senior Campaigner Hettie Geenen, First Mate on the Rainbow Warrior Laila Wiiams, Ruckus Society program associate   Host: Sandina Robbins Contributing Producer: Lynn Feinerman Sound Editor:  Shora Zamani Field Sound Recordist on Rainbow Warrior: Laura Flynn Making Contact  Producers: George Lavender,  Andrew Stelzer   More information: Articles: Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior The Ruckus Society Women Rising Radio  Greenpeace on lifting of fracking moratorium Closure of Chicago’s Crawford, Fisk electric plants ends coal era Fisk, Crawford coal plants had long history, as did battle to close them...

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