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The Federal Communications Commission has granted the Modesto Peace/Life Center a license for a full power radio station, KCBP 95.5 FM, is broadcasting at low power but should be up to full-power by the end of February 2019. WE ARE WEB STREAMING AT http://kcbpradio.org/listen.html. It has cost us $150,000 to start-up. The money has come from donors like you, and a significant amount has come from a donor who believes in our mission. However, we will continue to need ample finds to stay on the air and develop programs FOR YOU AND THE COMMUNITY.
We want this to be a community-driven station. We need your help. We need:
To help, please contact Jocelyn Cooper, 209-422-0119,
To donate to our radio effort, go to https://www.paypal.me/KCBPRadio OR send your check to the Modesto Peace/Life Center, P.O. Box 134, Modesto, CA 95353. Write “Radio Station” in the Memo. The Center is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization; donations are tax-deductible.
FM 95.5 Mission Statement
On Community Radio, KCBP FM 95.5, The Modesto Peace/Life Center will promote peace, social justice, and a sustainable environment through nonviolent change. We’ll focus on regional issues and local talent, with a lively blend of multicultural music and the arts. We invite broad participation from community groups and local citizens to help us inform, entertain, and stimulate interest and involvement in the betterment of our community.
From Modesto's Poet Laureate, Stella Beratlis: As an erstwhile deejay at community radio station KDVS in Davis, I know how important it is for communities to have independently-run media for public affairs, news, and music. From the standpoints of intellectual freedom and community engagement, community radio is essential: it's a democratic form of media; it allows us to hear music and programs we would never otherwise have a chance to enjoy; and when it's done right, it engages the imagination. I'm excited to help the Modesto Peace/Life Center's new radio project find a group of supporters and potential volunteers.