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By Max, San Francisco International High School ACE Poetry Contest Mascot and Martha who is working the keyboard, but really we Huskies (bark, bark) like to do things ourselvveeesss, so you may cee some words that hav my pawwprintt Bark, bark. Max here. We’re pretty impressed with the winning poems for this year’s ACE Poetry Contest. When we saay that Huskies are strong, we mean it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Bark – my emphasis.) The winning poemms from the San Francisco International High School team are inspiring stories about culture, family...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW and David Exumé, Audio Academy Fellow ’21 We’ve reached the home stretch for the Audio Academy class of 2021! Our fellows are working on final stories and getting guidance about entering the next phase of their lives. Some are lining up new jobs, including David Exumé, who has a contract with the national show Snap Judgment starting in June! David’s been busy with KALW work, lately. Here are the pieces he’s published in May Rexx Life Raj Raps About Hope For The Bay And His Future Self...read more
Community Conversations About Health and Equity Increase at KALW Plus First-in-a-Year Reporting Experience – and Chicken Talk
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, and Wren Farrell, Audio Academy Fellow ‘21 We’re very excited about an upcoming project that’s been a year in the works. It’s focused on issues of health and equity around the Bay Area. The origins of this project came from our reporting on the 2020 election. We focused on neighborhoods where comparatively fewer people voted. As we learned more about these communities, we found that the people who lived there were typically lower income earners and had worse health outcomes. Essentially,...read more