Serena Blaiz interviews Mark Henricksen, who is running for Chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party. Delegates will vote at the state convention on May 20. Mark shares his reasons for running, his ideas for making the party more successful, and what he’s learned as a result of visiting 31 Oklahoma counties (and counting) in pursuit of this office.
Host Serena Blaiz looks at progressive activism in the deep red Sooner State of Oklahoma.
Host Serena Blaiz checks out news, events and action opportunities for Oklahoma progressives. Events for the week of Jan 15 in central Oklahoma are featured.
Mention: Together Oklahoma, Yes All Daughters, Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education, Sierra Club, CAIR Oklahoma, Red State Radio, The L.O.V.E. Project of Oklahoma, Black Lives Matter OKC , Vegetarians of Oklahoma, badvoter.org
In this episode of Pointing Left with Serena Blaiz, UCO students seek to have the school declared a sanctuary school for undocumented students. Also, Susan McCann looks at some elections coming up in early 2017 for Oklahoma City and a special election in House District 28.
Song: No one is illegal, by David Rovics.
Theme music: Oklahoma Blues by Watermelon Slim, used with permission.
Today I’ll be talking about an event, a worldwide celebration that happens on Sept. 21 each year. Yes, a few months off yet, but if you are hosting an event then, you have to start planning, oh, about now!
This Quick Point was recorded on June 9, 2016.