Civic

Series produced by KSFP

Series image

“Civic” is the award-winning radio show and podcast of the San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit news organization specializing in investigative and solutions journalism. The half-hour show engages listeners with coverage of the civic life of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. We explore under-covered topics, with a focus on under-served audiences. “Civic” aims to inspire and empower listeners to become more involved with their communities.

“Civic” is the award-winning radio show and podcast of the San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit news organization specializing in investigative and solutions journalism. The half-hour show engages listeners with coverage of the civic life of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. We’ve produced over 375 episodes, exploring under-covered topics with a focus on under-served audiences. We are now offering “Civic” on the PRX Exchange for stations and streaming services that wish to inspire and empower listeners to become involved in their communities.


29 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
Domestic abuse isn't always physical violence. Civic talks to experts about coercive control and hear from victims about their experiences at home ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
San Francisco plans for future heat waves after record breaking heat in 2017 claimed six lives.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
An examination of the arduous tribal recognition process in the US. Part 1/2.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
Laguna Honda Hospital's certification is under review, and doctors say this was preventable. Part 2.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
Piece image
The AIDS Memorial Quilt is displayed in San Francisco. "Civic" hears from activists and officials about future plans for combating AIDS.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
Interview with PBS Public Editor, Ricardo Sandoval Palos, about misinformation, disinformation, confirmation bias and how that effects programming ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
During the COVID-19 pandemic, resources were diverted from HIV prevention to battle the new health threat. "Civic" talks to doctors about how that ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
Part 2/2 in our coverage of Income Inequality and the policies and practices that led to this on "Civic."

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
Laguna Honda Hospital's certification is under review, and doctors say this was preventable.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
A look at the legacy of John Muir, his actions in Yosemite, and the impacts on the Indigenous people in the area.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 25:47
Piece image
Income inequality is at a breaking point in America. "Civic" takes a look at the history of policies and programs in part 1/2.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 24:05
Piece image
A local aid agency is racing to get medical supplies into Ukraine and bringing refugees into the Bay Area. "Civic" We spoke with those who are angr...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
In this episode, the second in a two-part series, we talk to experts about what measures have been taken to address this health crisis, how people ...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
San Francisco saw more people die from drug overdoses than from COVID-19 over the last two years. We take a deep dive into the complex factors cont...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
A look at homeless encampment fires in the Bay Area with Three journalists at the San Francisco Public Press and Mission Local have been tracking f...

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Three San Francisco School Board members face a recall vote. We ask Alison Collins, Gabriela López, and Faauuga Moliga what they want to accomplish...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
Noncitizens in San Francisco are now guaranteed the vote in school board elections, including the upcoming recall election. We speak with some immi...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2022
  • Length: 26:10
Piece image
With Omicron cases surging, we speak with Dr. Kim Rhoads, who has been working on community-led responses since the beginning of the pandemic. She ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
A San Francisco photographer shares the audio recordings of unhoused people he documented in his book "Division Street." Robert Gumpert said the bo...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Piece image
We look at the history of the Cameron House in San Francisco's Chinatown. The women who founded the organization worked to rescue Chinese women and...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2022
  • Length: 29:30