Committee to Strengthen KPFK

Endorsements

The following individuals have endorsed the platform and the slate of candidates sponsored by the Committee to Strengthen KPFK. This page will be updated as events warrant.

An endorsement means that the endorser has read and understood the platform and concurs with the majority of its goals and intent. It also means that the endorser is familiar with the candidates, at least as represented on this web site, and endorses most or all of these candidates.

* Organization names are shown in individual endorsements for identification purposes only and do not imply an endorsement from that organization. Organizational Endorsements are specifically identified as such.


Endorsements




Harvey Wasserman Harvey Wasserman
Journalist, author, democracy activist, and advocate for renewable energy. Wasserman is senior advisor to Greenpeace USA and the Nuclear Information and Resource Service. Produced "California Solartopia" which aired on KPFK in June of 2015    
   
My Links:     Wikipedia
   Harvey Wasserman
   



Ricco Ross Ricco Ross
Actor, Director and Activist. Former member and chair of the KPFK LSB and former member of the Pacifica National Board. Current SAG/AFTRA Board Member.    
   
My Links:     IMDB
   Facebook
   



Lila Garrett Lila Garrett
Host and producer of "Connect the Dots" on KPFK. Award winning writer, director, producer, actor and activist.    
   
My Links:     IMDB
   LinkeIn
   



John Densmore John Densmore
Founding member and original drummer of The Doors.    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



Jackie Goldberg Jackie Goldberg
Free Speech Movement Leader, Former Member LA City Council & CA State Assembly    
   
My Links:     Wikipedia
  
   



Joe Wanzala Joe Wanzala
Paralegal at Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California. Former member of the Pacifica National Board.    
   
My Links:    
   LinkeIn LinkeIn
   



Betto Arcos Betto Arcos
Former KPFK Music Programmer on Global Village    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



Derek Rath Derek Rath
Former KPFK Music Programmer on Global Village    
   
My Links:    
  
   



xxxxxxx Yatrika Shah-Rais
Former KPFK Music Programmer on Global Village    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



Mimi Kennedy Mimi Kennedy
An American actress and author with an extensive career in film and television. Mimi is also a prominent activist. She is currently Advisory Board Chair of Progressive Democrats of America, an organization she helped found.    
   
My Links:     IMDB
   LinkeIn
   



Jay Levin Jay Levin
Journalist who was founder, editor and CEO of the LA Weekly, one of the seminal newspapers of the weekly alternative press in the United States.    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



Chipasha Luchembe
Associate Visiting Research Scholar and Professor of History at the University of California at Los Angeles and Chairman of American International Marketing Services in California, current member of the KPFK Local Station Board.    
   
My Links:    
  
   



Jerry & Marissa Rubin
Peace Activists, founders of the Activist Support Circle    
   
My Links:     website
   Facebook
   



JerryManpearl Jerry Manpearl
Jerry Manpearl, Attorney, Co-founder, Museum of African American Art, Past President Foreign Trade Association of Southern California.    
   
My Links:    
  
   



Spooner Carol Spooner
Former PNB Member and instrumental in the creation of new bylaws for the Pacifica Foundation in the early 2000s.    
   
My Links:    
   Facebppl
   



Tom Camarella Tom Camarella
State Licensed Mediator, Acitivist, Democratic Party County Central Committee; County of Los Angeles; Assembly District 47.    
   
My Links:    
  
   



Lamont Yeakey Lamont Yeakey
Associate Professor of History at the California State University Los Angeles. Current member on the KPFK Local Station Board, creator of curriculum using Pacifica Archive recordings now used accross the U.S.    
   
My Links:    
  
   



Tracy Rosenberg Tracy Rosenberg
Tracy Rosenberg has worked as Media Alliance's Executive Director since 2007. She has organized and advocated for a free, accountable and accessible media system. She has also served on the Pacifica National Board and as Treasurer of the Foundation.    
   
My Links:     Media Aliance
   LinkeIn
   



IanMasters Ian Masters
Australian-born, BBC-trained American broadcast journalist, commentator, author, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker. He is host of the KPFKPacifica Radio programs, Background Briefing, and Daily Briefing, radio programs which deal with American politics, foreign policy as well as domestic American security issues. He was formerly a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Affairs based at UCLA, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Relations, also at UCLA. He also served as a consultant to the Center for National Security Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory.    
   
My Links:     IanMasters.com
   Facebook
   



Marcy Winograd Marcy Winograd
Marcy Winograd is a blogger, activist, and public school teacher in Los Angeles. She sometimes guest hosts on "Connect the Dots" on KPFK and was a former GM at the station.    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook Twitter
   



Ken Aaron Ken Aaron
Currently on KPFK LSB. Former PNB Director, Computer Systems Analyst, President of The Social Uplift Foundation. Served for 4 years on the KPFK Local Station Board and 2 years on the Pacifica National Board.    
   
My Links:     Social Uplift
Candidate Slate
  
   



Grace Aaron Grace Aaron
Currently on KPFK LSB and Director on the Pacifica National Board. Served for 6 years on the KPFK Local Station Board from 2003 to 2009, served for 2 years on the Pacifica National Board and Chaired that Board in 2009. Long-time peace and community activist    
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



SteveBrown Steve Brown
Media consultant and Pacifica National Board member    
   
My Links:    
  
   



JanGoodman Jan Goodman
Currently sitting as a director on the Pacifica National Board and as a member of the KPFK LSB.
Lawyer, activist, non-profit officer. Served for 6 years on the KPFK Local Station Board from 2003 to 2009.
   
   
My Links:    
   Facebook
   



MaggieLePique Maggie LePique
KPFK Music Director. Currently seated on the KPFK Local Station Board. Long time radio producer, host and executive.    
   
My Links:    
   Wikipedia Facebook
   



David Clennon David Clennon
Actor and activist.    
   
My Links:     IMDB
   Facebook
   



Roy Tuckman Roy Tuckman
Roy (of Hollywood) Tuckman is host and producer of the "Something's Happening" show on Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM in Los Angeles since 1977. That's 38 years my friends.    
   
My Links:     Something's Happening
  
   



JonWiener Jon Wiener

Author, contributing editor to The Nation magazine, history teacher at UC Irvine, author, host of "Beneath the Surface" on KPFK.

   
   
My Links:     Website
   Facebook
   



Shawn Casey O'Brian Shawn Casey O'Brien
Former Rock & Roll performer, executive director of the Unique People's Voting Project, past producer and co-host of "Access Unlimited" on KPFK, union activist and author. Former member of the Pacifica National Board.    
   
My Links:    
   Facebool
   



Ed Pearl Ed Pearl
Music Producer and Activist. Reknowned impresario of the legendary Ashgrove nightclub. Former producer of "Up From the Ash Grove" on KPFK.    
   
My Links:     Ashgrove Music
   LinkeIn