Committee to Strengthen KPFK

Past and Current Endorsements

The following groups and individuals have endorsed the platform and the slate of candidates previously 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


Ian Masters

2007 2009 2010
Host of "Daily Briefing",  British television broadcaster, commentator, author, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker.

Lila Garrett

2007 2009 2010
Host and producer of "Connect the Dots", writer, director, producer, actor.

Roy Tuckman

2007 2009 2010
Roy (of Hollywood) Tuckman is host and producer of "Something's Happening."

Sonali Kolhatkar

2007 2009 2010
Sonali Kolhatkar is host and producer of "Uprising." She is also the Co-Director of the Afghan Women’s Mission, a US-based non-profit solidarity organization that funds the social, political, and humanitarian projects of RAWA.

Jon Wiener

2007 2009 2010
Hos of "Four O'Clock with Jon Wiener", American professor of history at the University of California Irvine, a contributing editor to The Nation magazine,

Suzi Weissman

2007 2009 2010
Host of "Beneath the Surface"

Terrence McNally

2007 2009 2010
Host of "Free Forum", journalist and radio host, is also a consultant, speaker, writer, and coach to public agencies, foundations, non-profits, and responsible corporations.

Don Bustany

2007 2009 2010
Host of "Middle East in Focus", Activist for the Palestinian right of return and. member of the advisory committee of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Maria Armoudian

    2010
Host of "The Insighters", Los Angeles Environmental Commissioner, recording artist

Shawn Casey O’Brien

2007 2009 2010
Co-Host of "Access Unlimited". Former executive director of the Unique People's Voting Project.

Henry Slucki

2007 2009 2010
Co-Host of "Access Unlimited"

Mansoor Sabbagh

    2010
Producer of audio recordings " Global Voices for Justice"

Barbara Osborn

2007 2009  
Host of "Deadline LA", strategic communications director at Liberty Hill Foundation

Roy Ulrich

2007 2009 2010
Host and Producer of "Three O'Clock Report with Roy Ulrich", public interest lawyer who specializes in political reform law. Currently, he serves as President of the California Tax Reform Association and Vice-Chair of the board of directors of California Common Cause.

Debo Kotun

2007    
Host and Producer of "The Courtyard"

John Cromshow

2007 2009 2010
Host of "Politics Or Pedagogy"

Ed Pearl

2007 2009 2010
Music Producer and Activist

Helen Caldicott

2007    
Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear advocate who has founded several associations dedicated to opposing the use of depleted uranium munitions, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons proliferation, war and military action in general

Carol Spooner

2007 2009 2010
Practicing attorney in Northern California, leader of the "listeners' lawsuit" that removed the Pacifica Board in 2001, led the bylaws revisions giving KPFK members the right to vote in these elections. Active in community health access for immigrants and the poor, long time advocate for peace and justice.

Ricco Ross

2007 2009 2010
Actor and Political Activist

Casey Kasem

2007    
American radio personality and voice actor and host of "American Top 40."

Marcy Winograd

2007    
 President of Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, co founder of LA Jews for Peace, Congressional Candidate.

Ann Fagan Ginger

2007 2009  
Founder and the executive director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute*, Long time member of National Lawyers' Guild, Author, Civil Rights and Constitutional Attorney.

Tom Camarella

2007 2009 2010
President of the Culver City Democratic Club, Vice Chair, Citizens for Global Solutions Board of Director