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KCBP Community Radio: Women of the Valley

KCBP Community Radio: Women of the Valley

By KCBP Radio
Leah Hassett and Linda Scheller co-host this KCBP program focusing on women and women's issues in our part of California's Central Valley.

If you have an idea for a future episode, please contact us at wotv@kcbpradio.org
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Women of the Valley Episode 23 Child Abuse Prevention Council of Stanislaus County
Christine Huber and Sandra Genova of the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Stanislaus County talk about community awareness, strengthening families, and their work to coordinate county services that identify and prevent child abuse and heal its effects.  
57:15
April 22, 2021
Women of the Valley Episode 22 Stanislaus County Youth Empowerment Program
In this episode of Women of the Valley we hear from Stanislaus County Youth Empowerment Program staff members Haylee White and Fallon Ferris as they talk about empathy, equity, and supporting young people of color in Stanislaus County schools.
45:38
February 18, 2021
Women of the Valley Episode 21 Sharon Froba
Sharon Froba, retired Modesto High School English teacher, talks about Day of Respect and housing discrimination in Stanislaus County.
58:55
December 21, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 20 Women's Empowerment and Leadership League
Alana Scott talks with Leah Hassett about financial literacy and women's physical and emotional wellness.
01:01:22
December 7, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 19 Haven Women's Center Update
Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus County assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking. In this update, Melissa Arroyo, Erica Escobar, and Stephanie Barraza explain how Haven provides help during the pandemic. 
53:55
November 18, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 18 Lindsey Bird
Lindsey Bird, a local advocate for equity in education, talks with Leah Hassett.
01:01:54
October 1, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 17 Valley Improvement Projects revisited
Bianca Lopez talks about the recent work of Valley Improvement Projects including air quality monitoring, advocating for affordable housing, police review, pesticide education, and helping marginalized communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. 
56:31
September 12, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 16 Wendy Byrd
Wendy Byrd, president of the Modesto-Stanislaus NAACP, talks with Leah  Hassett about historic and systemic racism, the ongoing struggle for  equity and justice, and the pandemic's effects on the African-American  community.
58:30
August 20, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 15 Jasmine Woodall
Administrative Support Coordinator and Stanislaus State graduate in Music in Choral Education, Jasmine Woodall talks with us about systemic racism, inclusivity, representation, and how to become a better ally in the struggle for racial justice.
59:02
June 26, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 14 Stanislaus Humanists
Stanislaus Humanists is a non-profit organization that advocates for a secular society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world. Stephanie Marson, Freedom Baerheim, and Brandilyn Brown discuss Stanislaus Humanists history, ethics, goals, and community involvement. 
56:49
June 15, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 13 Astrid Zuniga
United Domestic Workers vice-president Astrid Zuniga talks with Leah Hassett about parenting, activism, the challenges faced by in-home health care workers during the pandemic, and creating legislation that helps keep people with disabilities safe. 
52:30
May 11, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 12 Hannah Hightman
Journalist and college student Hannah Hightman discusses feminism, fashion, writing, and identity.
56:27
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 11 Darleen Murphy Patrick
We talk with Darleen Murphy Patrick about Indivisible Stanislaus 2.0 and her work on behalf of local veterans and as the Women's Issues Chair for ACLU Northern California Stanislaus Chapter.
38:10
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 10 Hanna Renning
Hanna Renning talks about her family's experience fleeing Nazi Germany and her life as an immigrant to the United States of America.
59:19
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 9 Jen Kara
In this episode Leah Hassett talks with doula Jen Kara about her work assisting women during labor and after childbirth.
56:23
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 8 Michelle Park
LGBTQ+ advocate and activist Michelle Park talks about the local response to the 2019 Modesto Straight Pride Parade.
43:30
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 7 Old Skool Iron
Power lifters Karen Hurley and Christina Quevedo, part-owner of Old Skool Iron, discuss power lifting and its physical and psychological benefits for women.
56:44
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 6 Leng Power
We talk with Leng Power, community activist and advocate for the homeless.
54:11
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 5 Women's March Modesto & Stella Beratlis
Participants in the 2019 Women's March Modesto talk about their hopes and concerns, and Modesto Poet Laureate Stella Beratlis reads her poem and discusses women's issues and activism.
59:40
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 4 Bonnie Ohara
Bonnie Ohara, best-selling author of Bread Baking for Beginners, bakes and sells bread from her downtown Modesto cottage bakery, Alchemy Bread.
57:29
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 3 Jocelyn Cooper and Sandra Graham
We talk with Jocelyn Cooper and Sandra Graham, both active volunteers with the Modesto Peace Life Center, about their work within our community.
59:10
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 2 Valley Improvement Projects
Valley Improvement Projects works to improve the lives of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California's Central Valley by advocating for social and environmental justice.
49:28
March 19, 2020
Women of the Valley Episode 1 Haven
Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus, a catalyst for individual empowerment and societal change, serves all survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking.
59:40
March 19, 2020