Category Archives: Local Issues & Events

Open Book workshop Sept 2015

OPEN BOOK: Challenging Stereoypes Through Community Conversations is a program modeled after the Human Library series. Co-sponsored by Sonoma County Public Library and KOWS-fm community radio, moderated by Arnold Levine of KOWS radio.

This 2nd in the series brings 3 BOOKS, community members who have volunteered to be “Open Books”, discussing their lives and answering questions from the community present.

This program features: Aisha, young Muslim woman from Rohnert Park, HolLyn D’Lil, a disabilities activist, and Rogilio, a first generation young man and former gang member.

Open Book forum – June 2015

OPEN BOOK: Challenging Stereoypes Through Community Conversations is a program modeled after the Human Library series. Co-sponsored by Sonoma County Public Library and KOWS-fm community radio, moderated by Arnold Levine of KOWS radio.

This is the 1st in the series bringing 3 BOOKS, community members who have volunteered to be “Open Books”, discussing their lives and answering questions from the community present.

This program includes: Meredith, a transgender female from Petaluma, Kylie, a diagnosed schizophrenic from Santa Rosa, and Kim, a homeless mother from Santa Rosa.

Renée Schomp – Justice Bus Project

Justice Bus trips organize and provide legal clinics staffed by pro bono lawyers and law students who go to rural California locations and provide free legal services to underserved people. This is an interview with attorney Renée Schomp who organizes clinics in Northern California.

USGS Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Study

USGS Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater study presentation with commentary by Jane Nielson, Geologist

USGS Groundwater study presentation – Public comment on report – 7-11-13