KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)

KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: KQED

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more. Our television, radio, digital media and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration—exposing them to new people, places and ideas.


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California Courts Halt Plan to Lift Eviction Moratorium in August

KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
June 10, 2020

News Story

Towing Reform: New Bill Seeks to Repeal ‘Poverty Tows’

Marisol Medina-Cadena
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
March 19, 2019
For many Californians, having a car towed is not only a costly inconvenience but can mean losing access to a job, education, medical care or even shelter, according to a new report by a coalition of civil rights attorneys.


After Katrina, New Orleans’ Public Housing Is A Mix Of Pastel And Promises

Pam Fessler
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
August 17, 2015
Public housing remains a mixed bag ten years after Katrina.

News Story

Undocumented UC Students May Find Paths to Citizenship With New Legal Aid

Zaidee Stavely
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
July 28, 2015
The University of California is the first public university in the United States to hire full-time attorneys to provide legal aid to its undocumented students and their families.

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Traffic Fines Disproportionately Hurt California’s Poor

Micheal Krasny
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
April 8, 2015
Forum on NPR discuss a new report by legal aid and civil rights groups, which found traffic courts and fees disproportionately impact the state's most vulnerable populations. (Length: 51:43)

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