March 28, 2020

Next Poughkeepsie ENJAN meeting

Our next ENJAN meeting is on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:30 PM to 8PM on Zoom. Agenda:
  • Shannon: Report on protecting jail inmates from pandemic.
  • Jeff & Bill: Report on updating the the ENJAN brochure in coordination with Kingston Chapter of ENJAN.
Please send me additional agenda items.

To join our Zoom meeting:
  • With a desktop or laptop computer (with video camera), click here and follow instructions. 
  • With a smartphone on WiFi, tap this phone number: 6468769923,,272715656# (it's a Manhattan number). Ignore the verbal requests to enter your meeting ID and your participant ID. This method can also be used on a tablet or similar device that has WiFi calling. Video conferencing through the wireless (cellular) network may work poorly, may incur high data charges, or both.
  • With landline (audio only), phone 646-876-9923 (a Manhattan number). When prompted for meeting ID, enter: 575 769 120 followed by the # sign. Ignore the verbal request to enter your participant ID.
If you are unfamiliar with Zoom video conferencing, I strongly encourage you to join a test meetingbeforehand to become familiar with the system. This will give you an opportunity to install the Zoom app, enter your name, and test your speaker and microphone. For more information about joining a Zoom meeting, including a one-minute video, click here. Participating in Zoom conferencing does not require signing up with Zoom; you can safely ignore Zoom's sign-up offers. Zoom comes at no cost to participants.


Looking forward to seeing (or at least hearing) everyone at the meeting,
Bill

March 25, 2020

Caste In America

Activist Radio has the following guest on this Thursday (5 - 6 pm):

GUEST: Phillip Martin, Senior Investigative Reporter for WGBH News, talks about his new series, “Caste In America," that delves into the prejudice and discrimination that continues to the present day in India as well as the United States and Canada.

The interview can be heard live on Vassar College Radio 91.3 FM, or streamed from https://classwars.org. It will also be aired this Sunday on WIOF 104.1 in Woodstock (4 - 5 pm), and from the Progressive Radio Network PRN.FM (5 - 6 pm). In addition, the interview will be available on the ClassWars.org website for the next ten weeks. Simply click on the date to hear it.

Thanks,

Fred
Activist Radio

March 21, 2020

Planting Marijuana

A NEW YORK POLICE OFFICER WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA APPARENTLY PLANTING
MARIJUANA IN A CAR — FOR THE SECOND TIME

Alice Speri

March 18 2020, 2:15 p.m.

March 20, 2020

Zoom video conferencing now

To achieve social distancing required by the Covid-19 pandemic, our next ENJAN meeting, on Wednesday, March 25, from 6:30 PM to 8PM, will be virtual, using Zoom video conferencing. How to join:
  • If you have a desktop computer or laptop (Windows®, MacOS, or Linux) with a video camera and microphone, or a tablet, smartphone, or other intelligent device connected to the internet by cellular service, WiFi, cable, or FiOS, you can join the meeting with full audiovisual communication.
  • If you have a dumb-phone or landline, you can join the meeting with audio-only communication.
No website sign-on is needed, and there is no cost to participants. 

March 19, 2020

GUEST: Fadhel Kaboub, associate Professor of economics at Denison

Activist Radio has the following guest on this Thursday (5 - 6 pm):

GUEST: Fadhel Kaboub, associate Professor of economics at Denison and President of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, talks about neocolonialism in Africa, and how third world countries are driven into debt and their citizens robbed of all wealth. 

The interview can be heard live on Vassar College Radio 91.3 FM, or streamed from https://classwars.org. It will also be aired this Sunday on WIOF 104.1 in Woodstock (4 - 5 pm), and from the Progressive Radio Network PRN.FM (5 - 6 pm). In addition, the interview will be available on the ClassWars.org website for the next ten weeks. Simply click on the date to hear it.

March 6, 2020

Share this video about bail reform

Share this powerful video on your social media. To share on Facebook, go to our Facebook page: it is pinned at the top.

Structural Racism in the Legal System

Join Shannon Wong and Lucia Hermo for a visual presentation and panel discussion:

Structural Racism in the Legal System: Cash Bail, Judicial Discretion, Risk Assessment Tools 
on Tuesday, March 17, at 6:00 PM in the Everette Hodge Community Center, 15-21 Franklin Street, Kingston
  • Soul food and childcare provided.
  • Sponsors: Kingston Chapter of ENJAN, JLUSA, Citizen Action, NYCLU, Harambee.