Aired on KPFA Saturday Evening News, November 24, 2007. The United Nations implemented UNiTE to End Violence Against Women as a call to action against violence towards women and girls everywhere. The action was prompted by the 1960 murders of three anti-government activists in the Dominican Republic: the Mirabal sisters.
An internship at 94.1 FM KPFA Radio News in 2007 resulted in stories about The National Day of Action Against Big Box Chain Stores, The United Nations' UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Day, a nationwide rally against global warming and a San Francisco protest against U.S. government support for what some Pakistani Americans are calling a military dictatorship in the South Asia country.
Aired on 94.1 FM KPFA, Saturday Evening News, November 10, 2007. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Friends of South Asia, Act Now to Stop War and End Racism, and concerned citizens rallied today in front of San Francisco’s City Hall. The groups were protesting the imposition of Martial Law in Pakistan and what they say is the U.S. government’s support of military dictatorship there. They also gathered to show solidarity and support for Pakistan’s pro-democracy movement. The day of action featured speeches from community leaders and a rally.
Aired on 94.1 FM KPFA, Saturday Evening News, November 3, 2007. On November 3, organizers across the country showed the world that they will hold their politicians accountable for global warming. Participants sent more than 14,000 messages to members of Congress and presidential candidates, inviting them to attend a Step It Up rally. Students at U.C. Berkeley gathered on campus to show their support.