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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

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    • 4.9, 34 Ratings

Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

    Quarantine Diaries: Week 9

    Quarantine Diaries: Week 9

    Time in the pandemic seems to be moving faster now, with all Bay Area counties loosening shelter-in-place restrictions. For the past nine weeks, we’ve been checking in daily with folks from around the Bay to hear how they are dealing with life during COVID-19. Today, we’ll hear about a senior who sings, a teacher on his last day of class, and a bookseller happy to see regulars again.. . It's the Quarantine D iaries .

    • 19 min
    Undocumented Worker Aid / Black Artists And The Census / Golden Gate Parkcast

    Undocumented Worker Aid / Black Artists And The Census / Golden Gate Parkcast

    California is distributing millions of dollars to undocumented residents to help them through the pandemic, but it still might not be enough. Then, a group of Black women artists gather to address critical issues. And, we continue our audio tour of Golden Gate Park during its 150th anniversary year. Phone Lines Flooded As Undocumented Workers Apply for Pandemic Aid Black Female Artists Call Their Community To Be Counted In The Census Put The Wind In Your Sails At Spreckels Lake Tune into KALW 91

    • 23 min
    Sacred Steps: How Two Mennonite Musicians Turn Street Ministry Into Song

    Sacred Steps: How Two Mennonite Musicians Turn Street Ministry Into Song

    In this story from The Spiritual Edge , we'll meet Al and Andi Tauber, married singer-songwriters who direct music for a congregation of urban Mennonites in Chicago. Like their Amish and Quaker spiritual cousins, Mennonites favor the simple life, but they see God in city life too. For the Taubers, this means taking their faith and music to the streets.

    • 28 min
    Oakland Faith Leaders Push To Reopen Churches / Animal Care / Uncuffed

    Oakland Faith Leaders Push To Reopen Churches / Animal Care / Uncuffed

    Faith leaders in Oakland are pushing for Governor Newsom to open churches throughout the state. We hear why this rally struck a chord with Oakland residents. Then, we meet a biologist who feeds San Francisco's only albino alligator. And, the story of how one man in prison turned his life around by pulling strings. Literally.

    • 22 min
    Day By Day: Quarantine Diaries

    Day By Day: Quarantine Diaries

    Since the Bay Area's shelter-in-place order took effect over eight weeks ago, we’ve been checking in with a mix of people to find out how they are dealing with these extraordinary times. Today, we’ll hear from an 88-year-old poet, an unemployed potter, and a frustrated restaurant owner. It’s Day By Day: Quarantine Diaries. Plus, we end today's show featuring Oakland-based singer songwriter Emily Afton . Her latest EP "Consideration" came out in March.

    • 21 min
    Homelessness In San Francisco's Tenderloin / Golden Gate Parkcast

    Homelessness In San Francisco's Tenderloin / Golden Gate Parkcast

    Tents in the Tenderloin have tripled since the beginning of the coronavirus. We'll hear from people on the ground and learn about the city’s new plan . Then, we go to one of the best-smelling spots in San Francisco in today's episode of the Golden Gate Parkcast . And, we continue our Bay Area author reading series, " New Arrivals ."

    • 19 min

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