Tag Archives: political activism

Edelstein, Joel – oh2015

Joel Edelstein describes his long involvement with radio station KGNU—as a volunteer producer, the station’s news director, and as a member and then chair of the board of directors. He talks about the evolution of the station from 1979 on, … Continue reading

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Young, David B. (Atekpatzin) – OH1898

David Atekpatzin Young was born in 1956 and moved to Boulder in 1972 so his mother (Maria Dora Esquivel, an activist who died in May 2013) could attend the University of Colorado. In this interview he talks about his ethnic … Continue reading

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McCormick, Pat – OH1454

Current work in health care. Development of political values. Peace and justice work. Political activism at Rocky Flats (prayer vigils, interactions with guards, twelve years of civil resistance activities, affinity groups, 1982 protest action by Sister Pat Mahoney and Sister … Continue reading

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Elofson, Paula Elofson-Gardine and Susan Elofson-Hurst – OH1457

Activism regarding safety of community surrounding Rocky Flats (government surveillance and harassment of them as activists, attending meetings and speaking out, materials written to educate the public and distributed to the media, Environmental Information Network, use and display of protest … Continue reading

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Bninski, Carolyn – OH1234

ABSTRACT: Carolyn Bninski describes about her lifelong work in the areas of peace, social justice and environmental activism. She talks about the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, homelessness, globalization issues, coordinating the work of many different organizations so that … Continue reading

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Arredondo, Yolanda – OH1218

Places: Boulder Topics: Boulder County Safehouse (also called “Safehouse: Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence”), practice of ethical communication, need for early intervention, how Safehouse creates hope, narrator’s reasons for working with Safehouse, narrator’s development as a political activist, effect of Safehouse … Continue reading

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Corn, William M. and Rita – OH1785

Bill and Rita Corn have lived in Boulder since the 1960s, a time when the Jewish population of the city was much smaller than it is today (2012). Bill and Rita begin by describing their childhoods and what brought them … Continue reading

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Davies, Joyce A. – OH1701

Joyce Davies discusses the history of her involvement with the League of Women Voters and how that involvement led her to join and lead other civic organizations. Joyce grew up near Providence, Rhode Island, went to college in Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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Hey, Mary L. – OH1703

Mary Hey, one of the founders and the former president of the Boulder Sister Cities Program, talks about the mission of the program – to foster greater understanding between American and Soviet people – and the many years of effort … Continue reading

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Bradley, Rebecca – OH1688

In this interview Rebecca Bradley discusses her involvement in the efforts of Boulder Action for Soviet Jewry. Among other related topics, she describes the two trips she took to the former Soviet Union, the many connections she helped forge that … Continue reading

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