WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. PROGRAM # 7620 12:00 PM PT Wage Theft, Air Pollution. Warning that companies that pollute the air are the same ones that cheat the workers, labor and environmental groups are joining forces to push for laws, currently pending in Sacramento, that help workers recover earnings lost to wage theft and reduce oil […]
(Español) “Vencer cuanto antes el fenómeno de la exclusión social y económica, con sus tristes consecuencias de trata de seres humanos, comercio de órganos y tejidos humanos, explotación sexual de niños y niñas, trabajo esclavo, incluyendo la prostitución, el tráfico de drogas y de armas, el terrorismo y el crimen internacional organizado”.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. PROGRAM # 7611 12:00 PM PT Parks for All. Latino residents in rural areas around the nation live in neighborhoods that are poor in parks and green space, and urban greenery is associated with health benefits. In Fresno, CA, a city among the lowest-ranking in a national study on access to parks, […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. PROGRAM # 7606 12:00 PM PT California Legislative Review. A landmark bill to fight climate change by reducing gas consumption was gutted, leaving vulnerable communities and children at greater risk of asthma attacks and other ills from toxic smog. Also, a bill named SB 4 or Health for All Children, which would […]
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27. PROGRAM # 7596 12:00 PM PT Soil Not Oil. Speakers at an international environmental conference titled “Soil Not Oil” join this program to talk about the push for transgenic crops, spearheaded by biotech industry giant Monsanto, the fight for corn in Mexico, and the movement for healthy soils, carbon farming and clean […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 24. PROGRAM # 7593 12:00 PM PT Buffer Zones for Pesticides. Hazardous agricultural pesticides are sprayed near hundreds of public schools in California. Exposure to pesticide vapors and dust can have serious risks of cancer, autism, asthma and learning disorders in kids. Latino schoolchildren are most at risk of exposure to fumigants and […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5. PROGRAM # 7580 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Action. Leading lawmakers and advocates in California are stepping up efforts in support of a package of state bills to reduce greenhouse emissions and tackle air pollution and climate change. The bills seek to reduce fossil fuels use and increase renewable energy to new […]
Concerned about the lack of clean drinking water in many rural areas of California, a coalition of organizations is installing drinking fountains of filtered water in certain communities.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29. PROGRAM # 7575 12:00 PM PT The Pope’s Call on Climate. Faith leaders from California’s San Joaquin Valley who attended the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Bolivia met in Fresno to discuss Pope Francis’ call to action on climate change. This agricultural valley has the state’s worst air pollution and asthma […]
THURSDAY, JULY 23. PROGRAM # 7571 12:00 PM PT Monarch Butterfly and Vaquita Marina. The Vaquita is considered the most endangered marine mammal in the world and lives in the Gulf of California. Due to overfishing, today there are less than 100 vaquitas in the world. Likewise, the monarch butterfly population, that used to be […]