For this Connect the Bay segment, Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Indian Canyon Mutsun) offers a song about Hummingbird while demonstrating the indigenous California instrument, the clapper stick. She reminds viewers that California native people are very much present today and must be included when considering both the past and future of the state.
 
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    Local Women Explore Leadership and Gender

    On Friday, August 16, a group of California leaders sat down for a conversation at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. The panel was presented by California Human Development, a nonprofit based in Santa Rosa. The participants were: Barbie Robinson, Sonoma County's Dept. of Health Services…
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    Community Discussion: Gentrification & Displacement

    NorCal Public Media and our partners San Jose Spotlight and CreaTV hosted a viewing party of the June 30, 2019, live program Connect the Bay. After watching the program, citizens of San Jose in attendance shared their thoughts and asked questions of a panel policy advocates, including: Hanson Hom,…
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    View Documentary on Gentrification in the Nation's Capital

    Washington, D.C. was long known as "Chocolate City." Actually, it's one of many urban centers that adopted that nickname, where African American residents developed a unique sense of place and ownership. For decades, that story has been changing. Watch "Chocolate City" from film-makers Sam Wild and…

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    Three Ocean Advocates: Inspiring Change - Tess Felix

    After a major storm, Tess Felix found Stinson Beach, her local beach in California, covered in plastic debris, making her aware of the magnitude of the plastic pollution in the ocean. Tess’s art form shifted that day.
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    Connect the Bay: Pinata Artist

    Patty Botello has been making piñatas since she was a little girl. Though some are destined to be joyously destroyed by children at parties, much of her work is museum quality and intended for gallery exhibition. She transforms simple household materials and recycled objects into stunning artwork…

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