Oct 14 on FM: Stop Police Brutality, Blog with Fbomb & Save Domestic Violence Shelters

Hosted by Christene Kings and Melissa Chiprin

We will have a conversation about October 22 Coalition 14th Annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation with DJ Tiah Star one of the organizers of October 22 coalition.

And, young feminist blogger Julie Z., creator of fbomb blog, joins the show. The FBomb.org is a blog/community created for teenage girls who care about their rights as women and want to be heard. The FBomb.org is loud, proud, sarcastic…everything many teenage feminists are today.

But, first six domestic violence shelters in California have been forced to close while dozens more are scaling back services after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger eliminated 100 percent of all state funding for domestic violence programs/shelters. Joining us as part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness and to discuss the affects of these outrageous cuts is TuLynn Smylie executive director of WomenShelter of Long Beach, an organization committed to helping end the cycle of domestic violence through education, intervention and prevention.

(left: October 22 coalition; middle: WomenShelter of Long Beach; right: fbomb blog)

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