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Local nonprofit Rejoice the Vote announces art contest winners
Votes have been cast but the results of the 2020 elections still being challenged. We're ready, though, to congratulate some real winners: the winners of the Rejoice the Vote art contest: Zoriana, Yi Nan, and Charlie Sue. This contest challenged young artists to create work that inspires people, especially young people, and reminds them that their vote is a powerful tool despite efforts at suppression; promotes the movement to lower the legal voting age to sixteen; and highlights youth activists (historical or contemporary) who fought and continue to fight for voting rights, especially for our youngest citizens.
Station News and Events
Here are the latest announcements and opportunities to get involved in WRFI, follow along with us on this journey of serving Ithaca and Watkins Glen with community radio. We love hearing from you! Contact us anytime.
Join Tompkins County Officials and Cayuga Health System CEO Dr. Martin Stallone for a virtual COVID-19 Town Hall on Wednesday, January 6 at 4:00pm. The meeting will be broadcast on WRFI and streamed live to YouTube. Members of the public can submit questions for the panelists by emailing Dominick Recckio, Tompkins County Communications Director at firstname.lastname@example.org,…Read More
2020 has been a rough year, and your small but mighty community station has been here with with you every step of the way. Please join our year-end campaign and help us raise $17,000 so we can take on 2021. Every little bit helps deliver more great local programming emphasizing inclusion, justice, and truth. When…Read More
On March 15, as the New York response to the coronavirus began to take form, we shut the station to all volunteers and the public. With over 80 active volunteers and countless guests, interns, and community members coming through the station on any given day, the risk was just too high to stay fully open. …Read More
We're really feeling the love! Thanks to your help, we reached our goal and raised over $17,000 during December! Together we're ready to take on the challenges of 2021!
Of course, it's never too late to give, head over to our donation page anytime.
Thank you, again.
Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
Samuel Whitehead talks with John Barry, Executive Director of the Southern Tier AIDS Program, about the group’s syringe exchanges in Tompkins and Broome Counties. This conversation originally aired on the August 28th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about the community’s changing reaction to the Ithaca Police Department’s application for a Homeland Security grant. This conversation originally aired on the August 21st, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with Pat Curran of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County about giant hogweed and some of the other invasive plant species found in Tompkins County. This conversation originally aired on the August 11th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with Project Manager Michael Kuo about the current status of the Ithaca Commons Rebuild and where the project will be at the end of this year’s construction season. This conversation originally aired on the August 4th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More