Special Information

Nicole Sawaya letter 2008

September 23, 2008 Dear Lew Hill, Greetings. My name is Nicole Sawaya, and currently, I’m the executive director and chief executive of the radio endeavor you started called Pacifica. It’s changed a lot. You wouldn’t believe what your “killer app”, as some might portray it in 21st century lexicon, has spawned. Now there are 5 […]

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PACIFICA AT A CROSSROADS

“Without conflict, quite simply, there would be no learning, growth, or change…. The more desperately a given change is required, the greater the risk that it will threaten the balance of power within a system, making both its continued existence and precise resolution uncertain. This uncertainty can provoke fears that change will become chaotic or […]

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PLAN A

PACIFICA AT A CROSSROADS Pacifica will have to drastically revise its structure and by-laws in order to survive as a single organization: It will be necessary to develop a strong consensus around the Pacifica system around a plan. If there is substantial consensus on a new structure there are several routes to a By-Law replacement […]

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PLAN B

A “Friendly Divorce” to Save the Stations Introduction. Six years ago, Carol Spooner circulated a letter she called “Time for an Amicable Divorce at Pacifica?” Without speaking for her, I believe she saw then, as a very close observer of the Pacifica scene, that attempting to govern and run the five Pacifica Foundation Radio stations […]

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