Left Coast Forum 2019: Communities Gathering

Topic:   Left Coast Forum 2019,
Participants: Sharon Kyle and  Dick Price,  co-founders of Left Coast Forum.
Segment: D Report
Broadcast Air Date: 09/13/19
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive page: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending
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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 Points

  • What is the history of the Left Coast forum?
  • How do you pull the progressive community together?
  • What the relationship between the left forum of New York and the Left Coast forum in Los Angeles?
  • How do we move from online digital communities to physical communities?
  • How do we get people that share similar worldviews but different activism interests to talk and support each other’s cause?
  • Who benefits from community fragmentation?
  • Why is the left Coast forum organized around the centrality of race?
  • How is the social construction of race used exclude people from access to college, health case and citizenship?
  •  How is the conversation of regarding race changing?
  •  What is race deconstruction?
  •  Are the newer generations less racist than previous generations?
  •  How has our society structurally conditioned people to emotionally and materially see themselves as different?
  • Have we socially accepted segregation?
  • How do talk about the centrality of race in political, environmental and health issues?
  • The left coast forum takes place, October, 11, 12, 13 at Occidental  College.

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