Radio Bookclub: The Tenderest of Strings

The March 2022 selection for the Radio Bookclub is The Tenderest of Strings, a novel by author Steven Schwartz set in a fictitious small town in northeast Colorado. The novel tells the story of Reuben and Ardith Rosenfeld and their […]

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Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub: Steven Schwartz

Fort Collins author Steven Schwartz joins us for Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub to further discuss the themes explored in his novel the Tenderest of Strings, including the explosive growth that’s happening in small towns in Colorado. Listen to the […]

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Radio Bookclub: They Can’t Take Your Name

The February 2022 selection for the Radio Bookclub is They Can’t Take Your Name, a novel set in Five Points in Denver by author Robert Justice. This is a crime novel–inspired by the poetry of Langston Hughes–about a brokenhearted man […]

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Dot Org: Housing Colorado

The mission of Housing Colorado is to be a unified voice promoting the preservation and production of quality affordable housing for low and moderate income Coloradans through statewide education and advocacy in order to build a strong economy and healthy […]

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Reveal: If you can’t afford a lawyer (update)

If you can’t afford a lawyer, one will be appointed to you – that’s how it’s supposed to work. But in New Orleans, Chief Public Defender Derwyn Bunton, the lawyer in charge of representing poor people accused of crimes, is […]

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Reveal: Trial by fire

In 1988, six firefighters in Kansas City, Missouri, were killed in a blast at a highway construction site. Nine years later, five people were convicted of setting the fires that led to the deaths.

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Dot Org: Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

In 1985 Colorado passed legislation doubling all felony sentences and the prison population doubled in the next five years.  Ending mass incarceration and the overuse of the criminal justice system requires a dismantling of this architecture with a new vision […]

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Dot Org: New Foundations Non-Violence Center

New Foundations offers the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) in Colorado communities and prisons.  AVP is an international volunteer progam that enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways.  Project Coordinator Margaret Browne talks with host Jane Jones in this 2014 interview. […]

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