Associate Director & Co-founder, Vanessa Acuna, of the new Downtown Los Angeles Youth & Culture Center which provides cultural, environmental, and social justice education based on character building, cultural exchange, and community involvement. Vanessa will bring us up to date on the work of Youth advocates, local residents, and community stakeholders who are fighting to keep the doors open.
And, did Riot Grrrl every really go away? Maybe it just evolved. Joining us are editors Kate Wadkins and Stacy Konkiel of The International Girl Gang Underground Zine to answer these questions. Wadkins and Konkiel will be discussing their zine project which aims to document and dissect how Riot Grrrl’s legacy has manifested twenty years later, as well as providing guidance for those who want to transform “revolution girl style now!” into “REVOLUTION GIRL STYLE FOREVER!”
But, first, joining us is Jane Hamsher founder of Firedoglake.com, as well as a motion picture producer, of such films as Natural Born Killers, Apt Pupil, Permanent Midnight, and From Hell. Her political writing and analysis has appeared in the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She is author of the best-selling book, Killer Instinct. Hamsher is one of the leading voices covering the health care reform bill- and will provide us with the truth about the health care bill and what it means to you.