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Thank You For Your Support!

 

KFAI's Spring Membership Drive was a great success - a tribute to our fantastic volunteers and loyal listeners.  

If you weren't able to call during the drive, you can still make a contribution online.  Thanks!

 

 

KFAI's Spring Membership Drive was a great success - a tribute to our fantastic volunteers and loyal listeners.  

Special thanks go to our sustaining members, whose support provides a solid foundation for KFAI's future. If you weren't able to call during the drive, you can still make a contribution online.  Thanks!

 

Thank You For Your Support!

KFAI has been on the air for 36 years, and your involvement makes all the difference.

If you missed your opportunity to call during our two-week drive, don't worry!  You can still  make a contribution online.  Thanks for supporting Fresh Air Community Radio.  

Thank You For Your Support!

April 20th Wise Woman's Way - Herbalist Susun Weed on Health Notes

Apr 20 2015

Susun Weed began investigating the benefits of herbal medicine in 1965 when she was pregnant with her daughter, Justine Adelaide Swede (the child of Susun and Southy Swede) and living in Manhattan. She has no official diplomas; she left high school in her junior year to pursue studies in mathematics and artificial intelligence at UCLA and subsequently left UCLA during her junior year. She continued to study herbalism and the issues surrounding women’s health independently with such herbalists as Juliette de Bairacli Levy.

In 1985 Weed wrote her first book, Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year. It was published as the first title of Ash Tree Publishing in 1986, and is currently in print-April 2011. It was followed by Healing Wise in 1989, New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way in 1992, and Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way in 1996. Weed is a regular contributing writer to the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women’s Studies, and a featured columnist at SageWoman Magazine, a publication devoted to woman-centered spirituality.

In addition to her work as a writer, Ms. Weed offers an apprentice training program in which she oversees the work of students at her farm, teaches students via correspondence, and coordinates the activities of the Wise Woman Center near Woodstock, New York. Weed is a High Priestess of Dianic Wicca, a member of the Sisterhood of the Shields, and a Peace Elder.

Health Notes Airs Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

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Shulman Confronts Educational Segregation in "Minnissippi".

Apr 20 2015

With a life dedicated to championing human rights, producing awarding-winning films that challenge social injustices, and tackling educational inequities one lawsuit at a time,  attorney, activist, professor, filmmaker John Schulman also finds the time to write.  His latest book is called MINNISSIPPI.  It's a work of fiction that touches on a very real subject – a community in crisis.

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KFAI's Spring Membership Drive: Goal passed!

Apr 13 2015

KFAI membership drives have long tails, and well after the two-week on-air portion ended contributions continue to stream in — via the mail, the Web and even walked in the door. When we officially wrapped up the Spring membership campaign on Friday, April 17, 1,166 donors had contributed $98,614 to Fresh Air Radio. Eighty-two percent of this figure has already been paid — an important consideration! Fundraising success of this magnitude only happens through the effort of our dedicated volunteers and support of our listener-members. To everyone who contributed to this Spring’s success we express our sincerest gratitude and thanks.

Don’t forget: Unlike its staff and volunteers, Fresh Air’s donation page never sleeps. You can go to www.kfai.org/donations any time to contribute to the radio station that defines “community” — KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio!

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