Keeping and Visiting Sacred Places AND CA End of Life Option Act 2021

Returning to the show is Rebecca Robles, Acjachemen tribal member, culture bearer and activist, fielding queries about: whether during this season she feels heard more than in a long while; what does a land acknowledgement do in the better sense; and how whole is the Puvungna sacred site on the Cal. State Long Beach University campus? December 3rd at 3:00 p.m. PT, will be the Putuidem opening in San Juan Capistrano to which the public is invited: https://patch.com/california/sanjuancapistrano/amp/30138076/village-of-putuidem-to-open-in-san-juan-capistrano. The extended version of this interview will include her takes on the how the Biden Cabinet level leaders are advancing Native Peoples and more.

In the second segment (minute 30:14), another member of the Compassion and Choices crew appears on this show. Christine Goodwin, a regional advocacy manager at Compassion and Choices, takes stock of SB 380 – the improvement and extension of the CA End of Life Option Act. The 2015 law is hereby extended through 2032.

Music credits:  Chimora, “African Americano,” Sounds of Africa – album; A Tribe Called Red, “Bear Dance,” Stadium PowWow Album;  Bill Beach, “Dreams Deferred,” Letting Go – album.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/RoblesGoodwinPod11-30-21.mp3

End Of Life Options In CA and Beyond

For the full hour, Kim Callinan – President and CEO of Compassion & Choices, and Matt Whitaker – National Director of Integrated Programs at Compassion & Choices talk about how proactive step-taking can benefit any of us, all of us, to make the end of life, our own. Of particular concern is mapping out preferences amidst dementia. We also hear about the progress being made on SB 380 that would renew and amend the End of Life Options Act in the state of CA during the current legislative session. Resources for getting your conversation started with your inner sanctum: https://www.compassionandchoices.org.
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Don Cherry and Latif Kahn, “Sangam.” http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/CallinanWhitakerPod6-29-21.mp3

Meet 2nd Dist. OC Board of Supervisor Candidate Janet Rappaport AND CA End of Life Options Act

Janet Rappaport, international tax attorney, introduces herself as a candidate for the March 9th special election to fill the recently vacated seat for the O C Board of Supervisor’s 2nd District in the special election. The district includes: Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Cypress, La Palma, Rossmore, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Stanton, Buena Park, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and a portion of Anaheim. Early voting has already begun. “Ask A Leader” has yet to hear back from: John Moorlach, Kevin Muldoon, or Michael Vo, whom have been contacted for interviews. Any listeners have them on speed-dial? Contact the host: @clshambaugh or cshambaugh@kuci.org.
In the second segment (minute 30:35), Samantha Trad, the California State Director for Compassion and Choices, talks about the campaign to extend and improve the End of Life Options Act and the status of the co-ownership of Hoag Hospital with the Providence/St. Joseph system.
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Chick Corea Akoustic Band “How Deep Is the Ocean.”

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/RappaportTradPod2-16-21.mp3