Community Mental Health Project

Host Virginia Fields receives guests Patrice Douglas, Luis Lopez & Linda Rosenberg to talk about the Community Mental Health Project, and effort made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation, Columbia Psychiatry, The New York Public Library and The National Black Leadership Commission on Health.

Imagining Lessons from the Young Lords -- Forever Young

Over 50 years ago in July of 2020, the Young Lords -- a revolutionary community group of Hispanic and Black New Yorkers occupied Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx for 12 hours.  Long known as a "butcher shop," they demanded better care, improved conditions, and a variety of patient and worker rights for...

Gay USA 11/17/2021

LGBTQ activists fight book burning; guest Jim Hubbard shows us exciting, revamped ACT UP Oral History Project website. ∎ The fight over LGBTQ books in school libraries gets heated.   ∎ Religious groups object to Biden child care plan if they can’t discriminate against us. ∎ It’s Transgender...

Automatic Expungement

Host Andre Ward talks with guest Judith Whiting, general counsel for the Community Service Society, a Manhattan-based anti-poverty non-profit, about the importance of automatic expungement for people with histories of involvement in the criminal legal system. Automatic expungement is fundamental to...