News & Public Affairs04/23/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday) Listen to this entire show:
Bernardo Ãlvarez Herrera is the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States. He will speak tonight at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. The talk will begin at 7:30 pm in Fox Hall. For more information, call 727-864-7979. Ambassador Ãlvarez was in South St. Petersburg this morning to speak with homeless advocates at a new transitional house for homeless adults hosted by Living Water Community Ministries. WMNFâs SeÃ¡n Kinane was there and began his interview with...Be the first to comment
04/23/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
Bernardo Ãlvarez Herrera, the ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States, will speak tonight at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. This morning Ambassador Ãlvarez met with homeless advocates in South St. Petersburg.
This week, the so-called âBishop of the Poor,â Fernando Lugo, was elected President of Paraguay. Ambassador Ãlvarez said Lugoâs victory proves there is an âirreversible trendâ in Latin America toward âmuch more responsible, socially or...Be the first to comment
04/15/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
This afternoon at the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, the co-founder of the countryâs first Homeless Court addressed students about how they can help their communities after graduation.
Steve Binder is a deputy public defender in San Diego. He said Homeless Court is a special session of the superior court in San Diego that is held at local homeless shelters. Local advocates are considering instituting a Homeless Court in Pinellas County.
George Bolden is the grants and ...Be the first to comment
03/27/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Today the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County conducted a "street survey" of homeless people in the county. Teams of volunteers and government workers fanned out across the county to give a 19-page questionnaire to as many people without permanent housing as they could.
Lesa Weikel, community relations manager for the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County, said the purpose of the survey is to determine what types of services are needed.
âThe survey that weâre conducting ou...Be the first to comment
01/15/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
Welcome to WMNFâs Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei. Thanks to Mitch Perry for filling in for me while I was away. Our guest today is Florida Southern College Professor Risdon Slate who has co-written a new book with Wesley Johnson called Criminalization of Mentally Ill.
According to our guest: "In 1955, there were over 559,000 residents in state (mental) hospitals in the United States. Today there are less than 60,000 residentsâ¦â¦ Where has some of this shift been g...Be the first to comment