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2007 Listener Board Candidates
Suggested Ranking Order:

Omowale Clay
1. Omowale Clay (member, December 12th Movement; a key organizer of National Rally for Reparations and Black participation in intl. conferences on racism & women's rights; created slogan "No Justice, No Peace")
 
Tibby Brooks
2.Tibby Brooks (organizer, NY Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition; Palestine solidarity activist)
 
Lisa Davis

3. Lisa Davis (activist on reparations and police brutality; chair, Tri-state Support "Like It Is" Coalition; member, Millions More Movement, NJ; work with Creative Spirits youth organization)

 
Sara Flounders

4. Sara Flounders (co-director, International Action Center; author; resistance organizer for many mass mobilizations against U.S. wars)

 
Marianela Tichoche
5. Marianela Tricoche (member of Women Workers for Peace [Bronx Latina group], Bolivarian Circle [Venezuela solidarity], & Vieques Support Campaign; immigrant rights activist; translator for WBAI's Wakeup Call and other programs)
 
Marian Bornstein 6. Marian Borenstein (former co-chair, WBAI Local Advisory Board; Treasurer, Black Radical Congress-NYC)
 

Wellington Echegaray

Bok-keem Nyerere

8. Bok-keem Nyerere (longtime WBAI/Pacifica activist, member of the Pacifica Campaign staff, former WBAI Outreach Coordinator)
 
   

Continuing Listener Board Members
From Justice & Unity
(2 year left in terms; not on ballot this year):

Nia Bediako
Berta Silva
Nia Bediako (chair, Local Board Programming Committee; member of several other WBAI committees; Treasurer, block assn. in Harlem; certified financial analyst) Berta Silva (Chicana/Latina community activist; labor organizer and contract writer with Local 1199; member of 1199 Peace & Justice Committee)
Ray Laforest
Father Lawrence Lucas
Ray Laforest (convener, WBAI Committee of Inclusion; also elected member of Pacifica National Board; labor and Haitian community organizer) Father Lawrence Lucas (author, lecturer, Black liberation theologian, chaplain on Rikers Island, longtime Harlem activist)

Retiring Justice & Unity Listener Board Member

 
  Cheryl Ife Griffiin  
* Cheryl Ife Griffin (progressive attorney; board member, Bed-Sty Community Legal Services Corp. and Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium; experienced fundraiser)

Former Justice & Unity Listener Board Member

Michael Tarif Warren
Michael Tarif Warren (activist attorney for political prisoners and victims of police brutality, works with campaign to defend Mumia Abu-Jamal and Central Park Five)
 

Staff Allies on Board

Bob Lederer

 

2 years remaining in term

(note: only staff members vote for staff candidates):

* Vajra Kilgour (co-producer, WBAI Community Bulletin Board, substitute host for Housing Notebook, vice chair,
Metropolitan Council on Housing; member, New York Zapatistas)

* Bob Lederer (co-producer/co-host, Health Action; former Editor, WBAI Website and Folio; anti-racist/queer activist; writer/editor on health issues; member, Resistance in Brooklyn)

Staff Ally Seeking Re-election to Board

Vajra Kilgour
(co-producer, WBAI Community Bulletin Board, substitute host for Housing Notebook, vice chair,
Metropolitan Council on Housing; member, New York Zapatistas)

 

WBAI JUSTICE AND UNITY CAMPAIGN
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