Posts Tagged ‘ Bay Area ’

#StandWithHer, The Essie Justice Movement.


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With the rising rates of incarceration, not only in the Bay Area, but in the U.S. overall, many more people are beginning to feel the squeeze of mass incarceration.  Those who have incarcerated loved ones may rarely be the focus of sympathy when someone is locked up, but families, and specifically women in those families get hit hard. These women are left to manage finances, care for children and hold families together, often at an enormous personal cost. Essie Justice Group will build a movement to support and connect women, and empower them to advocate for change in the justice system. The Essie group has set up the non-profit #StandWithHer program in order to provide support for women in these situations.

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Essie Justice Group

More information on Essie can be found here, at StandWithHer.org, and you can do worlds of help as well.  Essie has been selected by Google in the ‘Google Impact challenge’, and Essie’s plan is to win a grant that will reach 1000 women and families over the next two years, and impact thousands more by shifting public attitudes and criminal justice policies.  Click any of the photos to cast your vote, share the post, and help women left in need by the effects of mass incarceration.

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The Gold Blooded Warriors.


 

golden-state-warriors-playoffs-denver-nuggetsThe Golden State Warriors have been on a war path since the start of the 2015 season, which has now culminated to a trip to the NBA Finals.  The city of Cleveland hasn’t won a professional sports championship since 1964 (or a year before Golden State coach Steve Kerr was born).  With Curry as their MVP they had the momentum to get into the post season, and the added depth in the entire team provided by their supporting players, these NBA Finals will be one to remember.  There’s nothing like an entire region getting behind their team to help boost the confidence, and I’m sure the Warriors will appreciate 99.7 Now’s Shan Berries tribute to her team.  The Warriors entire the finals tonight with their first game against the Cleavland Cavaliers, and make sure to share the song ‘Gold Blood’ with your fellow fans.

 

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The New ‘Planet’ Movie Trailer.


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A new full-length trailer for this summer’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is here—and it’s not monkeying around. Fueled by vindictive desperation and the inevitability of all-out primate war, it’s the most intense look yet at what is coming in director Matt Reeves’ flick.  The sequel to 2011′s spine-chilling Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn takes place ten years after its predecessor. Check out the brand new trailer below to see what’s changed in this post apocalyptic Bay Area.

Love Letter To The Fog of San Francisco


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California-based photographer Simon Christen spent two years capturing footage for this four-and-a-half minute video, which he describes as a “love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area.” Click on the picture below to watch the video.

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The Bobby Effect – Eazy (Eazy E Tribute).


The Bobby Effect has been blowing up in the bay faster than folks can keep track of.  With her videos and freestyle are being talked about by everyone locally and abroad, it’s no wonder her new tribute track to Eazy E is making a splash.  Take a look at the video below.

Tokyo 24 On 99.7.


Click the pic to vote, and hear 'Taste Of Love' below.

Tokyo 24 has been one of my favorite groups to work with for quite some time now.  Their unique style, a-typical beats, and non generic lyrics have always kept my interested as a listener.  Recently, their music found its way right up to the top of the ‘Bay Area Sound Check’ contest held by 99.7 Now in the Bay.  As if the musical prowess of Tokyo 24 wasn’t enough to get my vote, NhT’s own A.Mo is also featured on the track.  ‘Taste Of Love’ is fresh off the EP “Aeonian Complex” released in the last quarter of 2011.  You can hear the track above, and click the pic to cast your vote for Tokyo 24.

Lets Get It Thursday’s (October 13th).


Click the pic for pre-sale tickets.

October 13,2011, Nstinct will be performing live @ Supperclub in San Francisco. It’s undoubtedly going to be ridiculous.  Come out and support a night of party and entertainment, dance the night away, mingle the entertainers and the cities’ finest and toast to a wonderful life to the sounds of Top 40/Hip Hop/House/Electro. “Lets Get It Thursdays”.  Need I say more?  Click the pic to cop your pre-sale tickets.