Thank you and congratulations First Voice Graduate Natalie Kilmer!

Congratulations Natalie Kilmer!!! And shout out to A Word From. Natalie was the only person from her group A Word From, to hang on to the Apprenticeship Program when in March of 2020 the state ordered a mandatory  shelter in place for the first time due to COVID 19.

It was at that time the KPFA also shut its doors to most of us non-essentials as we were deemed and we were all asked to work from home if we could..

Anyways needless to say that it was tough to continue life itself let alone continue a radio broadcasting training program from home. But Natalie did and she graduated in June of 2021. At that time it seemed for a moment the pandemic was lightening and we had a small gathering of 5 people where we honored Natalie for her work and for her commitment.

Congratulations on your completion of this program and we are excited for you new podcast, West Coast Water Justice!!!

Full circle 10-8-2021 CodeBreaker Films

This episode of Full Circle features the two women co-founders of Codebreaker Films production company who’s films highlight national security and human rights issues. Sonia Kennebeck and Ines Hofmann-Kanna share clips from their documentaries “United States vs Reality Winner,” “Enemies of the State” and an earlier film “National Bird” which highlights 3 whistleblowers in the US killer drone program.  We speak with the two women producers and directors about these films and their independent production company Codebreaker Films.


Codebreaker Films (people can sign up to receive our occasional newsletters here)

Enemies of the State

National Bird

Social Media:

IG: @codebreaker_films

Twitter: @c_odebreaker

IG: @soniakennebeck

Twitter: @soniakennebeck

Festivals to watch United States vs. Reality Winner:

Hot Springs Documentary Festival (10/8-10/16)

DoubleExposure Investigative Film Festival in Washington DC (10/13-10/17)

Film Fest Tucson (10/14-10/17)

UN Association Film Festival (10/21-10/31) — one in-person screening in Palo Alto at 9:20pm on Saturday, October 23rd

Lake County Film Festival (11/4-11/15)

Full Circle 10-01-2021 gardening in communities

(ICYMI). I am your host for Full Circle, Joy Moore, from apprentice group 20. In “La Kesh”. Tonight, we’re in conversation with Bonnie Boruki, community food activist of Ashby Community Gardens, Transition Berkeley, Albany Gil Tract and much, much more. Also Rob Bennaton, in a discussion on how to establish new land access opportunities for urban farming and highlighting the need for cities and counties to consider sites as part of open space and climate action plans, to support urban farms and community gardens as local community hubs for resilience. And finally we’ll speak with two workers, Bobby House and Gordon Limbrick who share their work experiences with Planting Justice. All that tonight on “Full Circle.”  Again, I am your host, Joy Moore.

Links and Information

To contact Bonnie Borucki



Check out the GoFundMe for Ashby Garden

Rob Bennaton,

University of California Cooperative Extension

Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor

Landline: (510) 453-3958 

Best to Email as well, if URGENT!  

Please feel free to share it widely.

Bay Area Urban Farming Resources Guide

Learn About Urban Ag

Full Circle 09-24-2021; Josiahluis Alderete poetry night

(ICYMI) This episode of Full Circle joins in on the fall fund drive and continues  honoring storytelling for social change and I am very excited about the fall theme  featuring poetry. Yessss! On tonight’s show we’ll hear amazing poetry recorded live at the steps of the San Francisco downtown public library last week. We also hear from the organizer of the event First Voice graduate and renowned poet Josiahluis Aldereta. We’ll talk about his poetry and his new book Baby Axolotls and Old Pochos and of course, we will be asking for your support tonight as part of the KPFA Fall fund drive..


To connect with the Poets featured in tonight’s show, follow the links below

Josiah Luis

IG @josiah_luis_pocho

Facebook Josiahluis Alderete

To order his book Baby Axolotls and Old Pochos;

Susana Praver-Perez


FB: Susana Praver-Perez

IG: la.doctora.susana

To order her book Hurricanes, Love Affairs,& Other Disasters:

Alan Chazaro

IG @alan_chazaro

Twitter @alan_chazaro


Florencia Milito


Facebook: Florencia Milito


Full Circle 09-17-2021; Relationships with stevie g & marcia leftwich

ICYMI. On this episode of Full Circle your host Stevie G will talk relationships with his special guest host Marcia Leftwich. Tune in and check it out, and of course get ready for some great music with your host Stevie G

For more information or to contact Stevie G’s special guest host Marcia Leftwich.

Full circle 09-10-2021 Visionary Woman

Welcome to Full Circle your Cultural Affairs Radio Magazine produced by Apprentices and graduates of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program. I’m your host, graduate apprentice, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart. Tonight’s show is about understanding energy, emotions, and health. With special guest, Ebun Laughing Crow Adelona as she shares her experiences with life, ceremony and intention.


To learn more about tonight’s guest, Ebun Laughing Crow Adelona, Ph.D. 


Help Ebun and her granddaughter complete their film at    

To follow your host for tonight, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart-Bolling, Co-Founder of TuBeNu Cultural Gatherers, poet/storyteller, performing artist, visual artist, radio producer and host and author. She’s on YouTube and Facebook.

Full Circle 09-03-2021 West Coast Water Justice podcast With Natalie Kilmer

Tonight/ICYMI We are excited for the return of one of our graduates, Natalie Kilmer, who is starting work on a new podcast, “West Coast Water Justice” that will directly cover the important issue of water and the rights of water and how it is controlled. The podcast  also covers the repercussions that this control has on the environment and of course the fish and other wildlife that depend on freshwater here in California. Tonight Natalie will share a couple of interviews she is working on as part of her podcast “West Coast Water Justice”. A collaboration  with Save California Salmon. And we’ll have some great music from SNAG magazine’s “Connected Through The Water” compilation cd..

Links and information

Follow Save California Salmon on their website and these these social media sights

twitter is @CaliSalmon 

instagram is @CaliforniaRivers 

Facebook is Save California salmon.

Follow the launch of Natali Kilmer’s Podcast West Coast Water Justice on the Save California Website under

Other websites to follow. Learn more about Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy at her website and follow her on social media

More websites related to water justice and California salmon:

Check this petition to stand for freshwater and stop salmon fish kills;utm_medium=custom_urlu0026amp;recruited_by_id=5e845d10-68bd-11e7-b5c2-57e2a1f751c6

Check out the SNAG Magazine website and get yourself a copy of the Connected Through The Water compilation CD.       Watch the official video for in the river by Raye Zaragoza:  In The River: A Protest Song by Raye Zaragoza

Watch the official video of Black Snakes by Prolific The Rapper with A Tribe Called Red 

Prolific The Rapper x A Tribe Called Red – Black Snakes [Updated]

Full Circle 08-27-21 Erica Peng Connects

ICYMI Tonight on Full Circle, your host graduate apprentice Joy Moore, from group 20. In “La Kesh” will be in conversation with Erica Peng and Ben Weintraub, about relationships, and connected communication across divides with a short demonstration of their weekly practice to achieve effective communications that enhance our relationships.


To learn more about Erica Peng and her work Eric Peng Connects. Check out her website at

Also check out some of her upcoming workshops.

Awaken Aliveness and Self-Worth. Break Free From Shame. Quiet Your Inner Critic.

Friday Sept 10, 3-4:30pm PST 

Connect Across Difference

Saturday August 28, 9:15-10:30am PST

FC 8/20/21: Faye Carol

Welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members and graduates of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program.

This show is written, produced and engineered by First Voice participants, right here in Huichin … occupied Ohlone Territory … aka the East Bay Area.

On tonight’s show, First Voice alum and graduate extraordinaire, Theresa Adams, is in conversation with Bay Area legend Faye Carol.

You’ll hear:

  • What inspires her
  • Who inspires her
  • What she’s been doing during the COVID lockdown
  • What her future plans are
  • And yes, we’ll learn more about the Black Women’s Blues Festival. That’s her baby and it’s taking place this Sunday, August 22, at Provo Park in Berkeley.
  • And we’ll have music from some of the Black Women’s Blues Festival’s featured performers

I’m Ms M, tonight’s producer. So please keep it locked, stay tuned and don’t turn that dial! We’ll be right back.

Full Circle 08-13-2021; America was Built With African Hands, Reparations and Repatriation

Welcome to Full Circle, your Cultural Affairs Radio Magazine, produced by Apprentices and Graduates of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program. I’m your host, graduate apprentice, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart. Tonight’s show is all about reparations. During the show, we will discuss the problems and some of the benefits of reparations. We will hear from Jahahara  Amen-Ra Alkebulan Ma’at of the west coast chapter of N’COBRA, Nefertina Asantewaa Abrams  visual anthropologist and David Rice of Reparations Now. We will talk about the reparations debt America owes to black americans. And hear about the economic, social, and psychological impact this debt has had and continues to have on the descendants of Africans that were enslaved here in America.


To learn more about tonight’s guests and also the Reparations Now Movement, follow these links.

To hear more from all of tonight’s guests and other reparations activists, join them on Zoom for, Reparations and Repatriation, A panel discussion, Sunday August 15th 10 a.m. Pacific time. Just click this link to join.      Or go to Zoom online and enter the Meeting ID 828 0397 8822 and passcode 230722

Follow Jahahara Amen-Ra Alkebulan Ma’at on Facebook. You can contact him by email

c/o or 

To learn more about N’COBRA The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America. Check out their website 

Learn more about Nefertina Asantewaa Abrams, Visual Anthropologist from Oakland, You can see a preview of her documentary entitled, “Slavery and Reparations in the 21st Century from the Cotton and Cane fields to Ferguson” on YouTube

Follow David Rice, founder of Reparations Now, on his Facebook page. Also visit the Reparations now Facebook.

To follow your host for tonight, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart-Bolling, Co-Founder of TuBeNu Cultural Gatherers, poet/storyteller, performing artist, visual artist, radio producer and host and author. She’s on YouTube and Facebook.

And follow Bryant B. Bolling, Founding member of Bay Area Singer’s Showcase. Performs as Mr. B. the Singing Bard. Co-Founder of TuBeNu Cultural Gatherers. Jazz Vocalist/Keyboardist, Playwright and Bandleader, on Facebook and YouTube.