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I’m Homeless: Heather and Granny

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This week we are speaking with experts on homelessness in Bloomington, those who have studied the causes and effects of homelessness through firsthand experience. Our expert Glen knows that alcoholism is no party. Our expert Angela has studied the effects of homelessness on college students, Our expert Billy has found that when housing rolls in, success comes tumbling after. Hear these stories and others, directly from those who have experienced homelessness in Bloomington.

Today on “I’m Homeless” we hear from a Grandmother and Granddaughter duo staying at the Interfaith Winter Shelter. Until she was 18 Heather was in foster care, but now that she is a legal adult she is on her own when it comes to securing housing. With a history of eviction, many low-income programs won’t take her. Four moths pregnant and running out of options, she recently followed her Grandma to the interfaith winter shelter, where I met her earlier this month and she walked me through the adaption process of becoming homeless.

I’m Homeless is a production of WFHB Bloomington Community Radio
Audio engineers are Rob Powell, Ilze Ackerbergs, and Adam Reichle
Our theme music is provided by Deerheart
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

Thank you to all those who told their story as part of this series, and for those who volunteer their time to assist at the interfaith winter shelter.
Thanks to Billy Young for providing tracks from his Album Church of Trees – dedicated to Bloomington’s Homeless

EcoReport – Danielle Nierenberg: Food Tank: The Food Think Tank

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In today’s EcoReport feature, Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank, discusses a new report concerning small farmers and sustainable agricultural practices.

Local Live – The Post

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The Post has been performing in Bloomington for many years with different members. Tonight they bring their heavy, dark tones in support of an upcoming album.

Song list:
1. Scar
2. Redactable
3. State Trooper (Bruce Springsteen cover)
4. Raya

The Post: Oliver Boch (guitar, vocals), Nick Jeffries (bass), Danny McKinley (drums)

Producer/Host: Nicole O’Neal
Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Executive Producer: Jim Manion
Mixed by Jar

I’m Homeless: Billy Young

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For every mat on the floor of the Interfaith Winter Shelter there is a story of loss, and a story of hope. This week we are speaking with experts on homelessness in Bloomington, those who have studied the causes and effects of homelessness through firsthand experience. All week we bring you first hand accounts from residents of the Interfaith Wintershelter, and those working on an alternate system once the shelter closes April 1st.

Today on I’m Homeless we hear from Interfaith Winter Shelter volunteer Billy Young. Billy has recently been housed in the Crawford apartments, a “housing first” housing development targeting those who are chronically homeless. Along with volunteering at the shelter, Young plays and records music, and tracks from his Church of Trees album can be heard throughout this series.

CREDITS
I’m Homeless is a production of WFHB Bloomington Community Radio
Audio engineers are Rob Powell, Ilze Ackerbergs, and Adam Reichle
Our theme music is provided by Deerheart
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

Thank you to all those who told their story as part of this series, and for those who volunteer their time to assist at the interfaith winter shelter.
Thanks to Billy Young for providing tracks from his Album Church of Trees – dedicated to Bloomington’s Homeless

I’m Homeless: Glen Carter

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For every mat on the floor of the Interfaith Winter Shelter there is a story of loss, and a story of hope. This week we are speaking with experts on homelessness in Bloomington, those who have studied the causes and effects of homelessness through firsthand experience. All week we bring you first hand accounts from residents of the Interfaith Wintershelter, and those working on an alternate system once the shelter closes April 1st.

We begin our series with Glen Carter who attends weekly meetings at the Monroe County Public Library in a group effort to secure a shelter for those who need a place to stay April through November when the Interfaith Winter Shelter is not in operation.  Carter’s addiction led him to homelessness, and his recovery has led him to advocacy.

CREDITS
I’m Homeless is a production of WFHB Bloomington Community Radio
Audio engineers are Rob Powell, Ilze Ackerbergs, and Adam Reichle
Our theme music is provided by Deerheart
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

Thank you to all those who told their story as part of this series, and for those who volunteer their time to assist at the interfaith winter shelter.
Thanks to Billy Young for providing tracks from his Album Church of Trees – dedicated to Bloomington’s Homeless

Hola Bloomington – March 14, 2014

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Hostess Minerva Sosa and Raquel Anderson interview Alexandra Toledo and Prof. Claudia Avellaneda members of the SPEA (school of Public and Environmental Affairs) and talk about the group they’ve created LAPA (La Asociación Política Latinoamericana). Also Luis vs Luis , Colin Airriess with sports segment. Minerva Sosa with her Mesa redonda, and the events of the week.

Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 18

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Born in 1885, David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, and painter. His collective works are classified as a reflection of the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. His marriage in 1914 to Frieda Weekly, a woman who left her husband and three children for Lawrence, provided inspiration and emotional support for his literary career. Lawrence died in 1930, reaching his peak of fame posthumously.

Banned by U.S. Customs (1929). Banned in Ireland (1932), Poland (1932), Australia (1959), Japan (1959), India (1959). Banned in Canada (1960) until 1962. Dissemination of Lawrence’s novel has been stopped in China (1987) because the book “will corrupt the minds of young people and is also against the Chinese tradition.” Lady Chatterley’s Lover was the object of numerous obscenity trials in both the UK and the United States up into the 1960s.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover, first published privately in 1928, was not published openly in Britain until 1960. It tells the story of the love affair between Constance (Lady Chatterley) and her husband Clifford’s gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors, while exploring the nature of relationships between men and women. Besides the evident sexual content of the book, “Chatterley” spurred controversy for its discussion of the British social class system and social conflict. Penguin, the publisher of the unexpurgated text in 1960, was unsuccessfully tried for violation of the 1959 Obscene Publications Act. The prosecutor was ridiculed for asking, “Is this the kind of book you would wish your wife or servants to read?”

Daily Local News – March 14, 2014

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Bloomington’s newest historic district probably can’t stop Indiana University from demolishing six historic houses there, according to the Bloomington City Council’s discussion March 12th; The Ellettsville Town Council put off a vote on whether to hire a town manager March 10th.

FEATURE
State Representative Matt Ubelor Address Legislative Roundtable
District 62 State Representative Matt Ubelor addressed the League of Women Voters’ recent legislative roundtable, with an update from the Indiana legislature so far this session. His remarks here, for today’s WFHB feature report.

VOLUNTEER CONNECTION
Local organizations scout the listening area for service help on Volunteer Connection, linking YOU to current volunteer opportunities in our community.

CREDITS
Anchors: Helen Harrell, Chris Martin
Today’s headlines were written by Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Rob Powell.
Volunteer Connection is produced by Wanda Krieger, in partnership with the city of Bloomington Volunteer Network.
Our engineer today is Fiona Li,
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Editor is Drew Daudelin, executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

State Representative Matt Ubelor Address Legislative Roundtable

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District 62 State Representative Matt Ubelor addressed the League of Women Voters’ recent legislative roundtable, with an update from the Indiana legislature so far this session. His remarks here, for today’s WFHB feature report.

Volunteer Connection – March 14, 2014

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A weekly snapshot of how people of all ages can match their time and talents to local needs. Each week Volunteer Connection brings you the “featured five” – five ways to get involved NOW! Volunteer Connection is a co-production of WFHB and the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, working together to build an empowered, vibrant, and engaged community!

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