From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Chavonn Williams is 17 years old and lives in Minneapolis. Her story looks at how politicians’ seeming lack of attention towards those below the legal voting age has caused many young men and women to not care about current political issues.
From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Olay Redden is 16 years old and lives in Minneapolis. Her story looks at the different rites of passage people must go through across a variety of cultures.
Tomorrow night, the Midtown Farmers Market and Gardening Matters are sponsoring a screening at the Riverview Theater. The documentary called Food Fight, is about our current food system and the national movement towards making locally sustainable food available to everyone.
A Hennepin County judge ruled against the Minneapolis park Board’s petition to add a referendum to the November ballot to let voters decide whether the Park Board should have independent taxing authority. The proposal was rejected by the City Council after the City Attorney advised that it was in violation of state and constitutional law.
KFAI Radio presents Facing Challenges and Creating Solutions, a daylong event today Saturday, September 19, 2009, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Sabathani Community Center, Banquet Room, 310 East 38th Street, Minneapolis, 55407.
America’s propensity for placing its aging and infirm parents and spouses in long-term care facilities (assisted living, nursing homes, etc.), has led to the creation of excellent facilities as well as warehouse-like repositories for dumping the aged.
From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Zahra Bashir is 17 years old and lives in Hopkins. Her story examines why more and more Somali-American youth are pursuing the liberal arts instead of vocations in medicine, law, and engineering.
From the 2009 KFAI Youth News Initiative:https://www.kfai.org/news/youth, Annika Williamson, who is 14 years old and lives in Brooklyn Center, focuses on the media’s perception and influence on the meaning of beauty and how that affects teens.
Twin Cities’ Human Rights is hosting its 20th annual awards dinner on Saturday evening. State Senator Scott Dibble is the Brian Coyle Leadership Award honoree, and he spoke to KFAI’s Ahndi Fridell about the honor.