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Mr. Theodore Synder, father of Teddy Synder, a youth who is up for 80 years for a first offense in California; his sentencing hearing is Aug. 25, 2010, 8:30 AM downtown LA at 200 West Street; juvenile justice advocate Flozelle Woodmore, joins us as well. Flozelle is also a Soros Fellow 2010 and a member of "All of Us or None." She is a caseworker with "A New Way of Life Reentry Project"; Kim McGill, Youth Justice & Youth Together has been working as an advocate with Mr. Synder on his son's case: www.Youth4Justice.org email: freelanow@yahoo.com. Currently there is a SB 399 that passed the CA State Senate that now needs to pass the Assembly looking at lesser sentences for children accused of a capital crime. Contact your assembly person to support it. For information aboout Teddy and SB 399 call (323) 563-3575. LISA GOSSELA, dir. "My So-Called Enemy," joins us next to talk about her film which is a part of the SF Jewish Film Festival and screens Sun., Aug.1 in Palo Alto at CineArts and in Berkeley at the Roda theatre, Sat. Aug. 7. Visit www.sfjff.org My So-Called Enemy fits neatly into the theme this season for the SFJFF which is "People of the Book." In July 2002, 22 Israeli and Palestinian teenage girls spent 10 days in the United States attending a women’s leadership program called “Building Bridges for Peace.” They were Jewish, Christian and Muslim. This fil looks at building bridges of communication which the youth are then challenged to sustain once they were home away from the comfort zone established in the unique New Jersey Program. Community Work's West "Rising Voices: A Collaborative Theatre Ensemble featuring the work of formerly incarcerated women" concludes the program. Company members, Angie & Keisha, & director, Michelle talk about their latest work "Found," up Aug. 11, 7 PM, Aug. 14, 8 PM, at The Traveling Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St. in San Francisco, and Aug. 13 in San Rafael. Visit http://www.communityworkswest.org/

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