Huerta Del Valle: Raices , Cultura y Tradicion

Topic: Huerta Del Valle: Raices , Cultura y Tradicion
Segment: D Report
Participants: Arthur Levine, Project manager with Huerta del Valle. http://www.huertadelvalle.org/

Broadcast Air Date: 03/23/18
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion Topics:
-Is Huerta Del Valle the only community garden the city of Ontario?
-Is Huerta Del Valle opening a second location in Jurupa Valley?
-What will Huerta Del Valle do with access to a 35-million-dollar grant?
-What were the original goals of Huerta Del Valle?
– How have the resources been shared from the city, through Huerta del Valle, to the community?
-What is the Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) grant?
– Did the city of Ontario gain access to the TCC grant through the work of the people?
-What are the different forms of health?
-What are the different conversations about community gardens?
-Can community gardens be radically transformative?
-Are there any places to meet with friends left where there is no obligation of capitalism consumption?
-What is the power of gardening practices to counter act global warming?
-How are people’s lives transformed by attending open garden spaces?
– How can we use the action of creating garden spaces as catalysts to empower people?
– Are community gardens inherently political?
– Is the human condition by default, an expression of beauty?
– Are humans positive and good by default?
– What happens to humans when they have to invest in growing something?
-How will our society change, when there are so many community gardens that we don’t have to drive to get the food we need?
-Can we envision a community garden in every mile?
-Is it possible to work with systems of politics and capitalism while trying to spread consciousness of an alternative future?
-What is sweat equity?
– How do we improve people’s material conditions through community gardens?
-Is the US environmental movement dismissive of people of color?
– Do you have to know the name of capitalism in order to strategically navigate the economic system?
– Are you an amazing revolutionary if you use the front lawn of your apartment complex to grow food?
– April 7, 2018 – Raices, Cultura y Tradicion  is the 5th annual celebration of the community  garden. Huerta Del Valle  is located  next to Bon View park in Ontario  California.

Chicana Student Programs @ UCR: History, Strength and Transformations


Topic: Chicana Student Programs @ UCR: History, Strength and Transformations
Segment: D Report
Participants: Cecilia Lemus UCR Riverside student , Arlene Cano Matute , Program Coordinator,
Kat Soque, UCR Riverside student
http://students473.ucr.edu/vcsa-csp/ourfamilia/ourstaff.html

Broadcast Air Date: 03/09/18
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.
Discussion Topics:
– What is the History of Chicana Student Programs at UC Riverside? http://www.csp.ucr.edu/,
– Why did students, faculty and community feel in 1972 it was necessary to create Chicana Student Program?
– What is cultural identity development?
– What does it mean to be Chicana, Chicano, and or Chicanx?
– What happens when the community demands permanent safe space?
– How does Chicana Student Programs offer an opportunity to archive and access communal knowledge?
– What are the three pillars of Chicana Student Programs? (The answer: Familia , Orgullo y Corazon)
– If there is not a table, we create a table together?
– How do we consistently assure that the permanent structures such as Chicana student program are protected?
– Is Chicana Student Programs built like a home?
– How do students pass on strength, support, safety and happiness from one generation to another?
– How can new students enter the Chicana Student Program circle?
– Is it a contradiction that as people get stronger through the safety provided within Chicana Student Programs, the university may question the relevance of Chicana Student Program’s continued need for safety?
– What stories would the CSP table tell if it could share all the talks that have been shared?
– Is there a factor of hesitation or intimidation as a barrier to enter Chicana Student Program?
– Can you enter Chicana Student Programs if you don’t identify Latina/ Latinx, Chicana, Chicano, and or Chicana?
– How is Chicana Student Programs greater than the confines of the four walls?
– Can you take a nap at Chicana Student Programs?
– What is imposter syndrome?
– How is Chicana Student Programs different from 30 years ago?
– What are the new conversations, new ideas and new directions of Chicana Student Program?
– How is love within Chicana Student Programs, transformative?
– When is the 17th annual Cesar Chavez 5K? (Answer: April 17, 2018 visit https://cesarchavez5k.com/,

Alice bag: Chicana without asking for permission

Topic: 03/02/18 Alice bag: Chicana without asking for permission
Segment: D Report
Participants: Diana Diaz Reyes- Artist, Educator, and entrepreneur. http://www.dianadiazart.com,
Member of Honey power- feminist art collective, https://www.facebook.com/honeypowerla/,

Broadcast Air Date: 03/02/18 (re-broadcast) & 08/05/16
Station:   KUCR 88.3 FM   Riverside, CA
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion Topics:
– Who is Alice bag? http://alicebag.com/
– What did Chicana mean to Alice Bag?
– Who has a right to claim Chicana?
– What if you don’t know what people are because they changed their name?
– Is Hollywood still called Hollyweird?
– Who has the right to define Chicana?
– Where does punk intersect with age, culture or pan-ethnicity?
– Do we have to create a new language for ourselves?
– What does the term identity mean?
– Why does the group Honey power exist?
– Why does society only care about the State’s sanctioned master status categories?
– What if you don’t fit in with the official social boxed categories?
– Where does the self-aware soul fit in a society that does not care?
– You don’t need to ask permission to call yourself Chicana?
– What if MECHA rejects you because of the way you look and act?
– You have every right to make the world you want.
– Is it OK to look at your guitar strings when you play?
– What is the Intersectionality of gender, class and pan-ethnicity?
– You don’t need to ask permission to be the person you want to be.
– What happens when the Chican@ movement retires?
– What is the free moment?
– Are those that follow as second and third generations, less free than the foundational generations?
– Not Chicana enough?
– Is there less tolerance for Chicana because of the Latina/o replacement?
– What is the most sincere definition of ourselves in this movement in time?
– Do we put ourselves in a bigger boxes to make the social structure more comfortable at our expense?
– Why is Chicana as a term is powerful?
– Why does the word Brown make people uncomfortable?
– Is gender free?
– Are we the first to look at ourselves and see such rapid change?