- 10/08/2012 (WBAI)
We are proud to announce that Building Bridges has won yet another outstanding Media Competition award for excellence from the International Labor Communication Association (ILCA) for our program, "The 99% Occupies Wall Street and the Brooklyn Bridge" covering the Nov.17 2011 upsurge celebrating the two month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. The 99% delivered a powerful message that the domination of society by a tiny elite of super-wealthy individuals and corporations who caused the economic crisis and lobby against an effective policies to end it, harnessing government to do their bidding is unacceptable. The day started with massive civil disobedience in Wall Streets and the protests were capped off by a rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge by tens of thousands determined to take back and redistribute the wealth of this country to those who created it - the 99%. The program can be accessed at our web site http://buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-99-occupies-wall-street-and.html
This past spring the Building Bridges’ production "Out of the Flames, From the Ashes:The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire & Its Legacy" won the Matt Doherty/Gwen Wells Excellence in broadcast Media and Communications award, one of the most prestigious awards granted by the N.Y. Metro Labor Communications Council (“METRO”). "Out of the Flames" can be accessed on our web site
This is the second time we’ve been honored by METRO, with this award, which we also won for our program "Domestic Workers Uniting - Your Home, My Work" which is available at
Building Bridges wishes to thank both the International Labor Communications Association and METRO for their recognition of our programming over the years and our numerous listeners and affiliated stations for your support.
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