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March 2017

Sandy Ward – Mini Golf in the Library

Sandy Ward, is the mastermind behind the Mini Golf in the Library. For the second year, this fundraiser transforms the Holyoke Public Library into an 18 holes golf course, for the enjoyment of kids and adults. On this episode, Sandy tells the story of how the Mini Golf in the Library started and invites the community to attend the 2017 edition, on April 7th for the “Swing into Spring Cocktail Party” at 6:30 PM; and April 8th, the main event for the public, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

You can follow the activities of the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library, on their Facebook Page.

Also, for details of the Mini Golf event, you can visit the Holyoke Public Library Website

Holyoke Herald Podcast: March Summary

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HOLYOKE – Our Holyoke Herald youth journalists, Feroze Sibdhanny and Owen Lavelle, return with a summary of recent events in the City of Holyoke, and the Holyoke High School. [March 29, 2017]

H.U.B.S. – Holyoke Urban Bike School

The Holyoke Urban Bike School, HUBS, is a community collaborative bike school. A workshop for youth to learn how to take care of bicycles, repair, restore, tune up, and riding safely. On this episode, Colby Singleton, HUBS Coordinator, took a ride to the studio and brought some friends, to talk about the program, the activities, and workshops offered to youth in Holyoke, to earn a bike, learn mechanical skills to repair and tune up a bicycle, and safety while riding.

For more information about HUBS, you can visit:

Hubs Website and Facebook

Also, read the article published by The Holyoke Herald

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La Loba Loca – Abuelita Knowledge

La Loba Loca, is an artist, researcher, and facilitator. Her core philosophy is based on (re)claiming and (re)membering Abuelita Knowledge and learning how to use our roots as a tool for liberation and transformation. As part of a lecture presented by SCOPES and Students for Food Justice “Growing in Confined Spaces” with Maurice Smalls and La Loba Loca at Smith College in Northampton, La Loba Loca, stopped by the Plasma Media Lab Studio to talk about her work and the importance of Abuelita Knowledge in our society. Thanks to Nathalie Vicencio, who coordinated this podcast session.

Visit her website to know more about La Loba Loca and all of her work.

Also, you can follow her on FacebookInstagram, and her blog

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Iris Morales in Holyoke

Iris Morales, a former member of The Young Lords Party, offered a series of lectures, book signings, and screenings of the documentary “Pa’Lante, Siempre Pa’Lante” in Holyoke, Northampton, and Amherst. This special coverage by radioplasma, presents her closing activity at El Mercado, in Main Street, Holyoke. March 24, 2017.

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PodCamp Western Mass 9

UPDATE: [March 30th, 2017] Due to snow forecast, the PodCamp was rescheduled for Saturday, April 29th, 2017.

PodCamp Western Mass is an unconference about social media, marketing, podcasting, blogging, social networking, technology, new media, designed to be an open space for sharing and learning. This 9th edition of PodCamp Wester Mass will take place at Holyoke Community College on Saturday

PodCamp Western Mass is an unconference about social media, marketing, podcasting, blogging, social networking, technology, new media, designed to be an open space for sharing and learning. This 9th edition of PodCamp Wester Mass will take place at Holyoke Community College on Saturday, April 1st  April 29th, from 9:00 AM.

Carey Baker talks about PodCamp’s history, evolution, and achievements.

More information about PodCamp West Mass on www.podcampwm.org

Also, you can follow their activity on Facebook

Juan Anderson-Burgos – Candidate for Ward 6 at City Council

Juan Anderson-Burgos is a candidate for Ward 6 at Holyoke City Council. His experience as a candidate for the Ward 6 seat on City Council in the 2015 election and his motivations to run for the 2017 election, are part of this conversation.

You can follow his campaign activity on Facebook


Related: You can also listen to the interview with the contending candidate for Ward 6, James Brunault

Holyoke Herald Youth Reporters, produce their first podcast recording

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HOLYOKE – Two staff reporters from The Holyoke High Herald, are training to produce audio and podcasting as part of their media literacy development. Radioplasma is expanding its content and including new pieces created by youth at the Holyoke Herald. This is their first “made from scratch” recording.  [March 8, 2017]

 

 

Juan Sanchez – Candidate for Ward 1 at City Council

Juan G. Sanchez has been an active member of the community for several years. His life experiences are part of the motivation to run for the Ward 1 seat on Holyoke City Council. On this conversation, he presents his platform and main goals and ideas.

You can follow his campaign activity on Facebook


Related: You can also listen the interview with the incumbent candidate for Ward 1, Gladys Lebron-Martinez

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