Listen Up! Northwest program 69: There's No Place Like Home

Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

This week,Listen to poems written by a number of high school students at Foster High School
(Merna Ann Hecht - KBCS/Jackstraw Productions, Seattle, WA)

Guy Hand, a writer in Idaho discovered that the sagebrush of his hometown kept beckoning him back when he was away.
(Guy Hand - Boise ID)

Lacy Roberts, a native of Montana is taken by what the culture she grew up in means to her after taking residence on the East coast
(Lacey Roberts - Ladies Village Improvement Society, Providence, RI)

A group of Somali-Buntu refugees near Boise, Idaho farm the soil and try to recreate the landscape and the lifestyle they left behind. (Sadie Babits, World Vision Report - Boise, ID)

Music by DJ B-Girl and Vunt Foom. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Guest Producer: Emily Eagle. Host: Yuko Kodama.

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey