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For Black Lives


Black Lives Matter.

Listen here for local coverage of the Movement for Black Lives. This playlist includes all of the speeches from Troy’s Rally for Black Lives on Sunday, June 7, as well as more recent words from those fighting for justice:

MediaSanctuary · Rally For Black …

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For Black Lives


Black Lives Matter.

Listen here for local coverage of the Movement for Black Lives. This playlist includes all of the speeches from Troy’s Rally for Black Lives on Sunday, June 7, as well as more recent words from those fighting for justice:

MediaSanctuary · Rally For Black …

Stephanie Gilmore Former Diamond Hill Nurse


Correspondent Melissa Bromley spoke with Stephanie Gilmore, a former nurse at Diamond Hill Nursing …

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Dr. Frank Coughlin On How To Protest Safely


Is it safe to rally with hundreds of other people during this pandemic? What’s …

Health Autonomy Clinic Live Interview


Dr. Ariela Zamcheck is a facilitator for the Health Autonomy Clinic, a workshop series …

If you want to help


Like many organizations and innumerable individuals and families, the Sanctuary is facing challenges.

Our main concern is the health and safety of you: our volunteers, interns, staff, board members, and beloved community members. Although we had to cancel our spring season and pivot to virtual programming, we are deeply grateful …

Happening now


We miss you. If you miss us and aren’t already involved, please consider joining in some of the Sanctuary’s ongoing activities. We are so grateful to be able to continue this work while minimizing the risk of Coronavirus exposure.

The Sanctuary’s community radio, youth education, urban gardens, environmental activism, artistic …

If you want to help


Like many organizations and innumerable individuals and families, the Sanctuary is facing challenges.

Our main concern is the health and safety of you: our volunteers, interns, staff, board members, and beloved community members. Although we had to cancel our spring season and pivot to virtual programming, we feel deep gratitude …

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Tips for feeding need for culture in a coronavirus lockdown


Enjoying arts, with all due cautions, and how to help makers, displayers


Amy Biancolli
March 18, 2020Updated: March 18, 2020 2:12 p.m.

Local arts in a time of coronavirus: No concerts to hear. No plays to watch. No gallery openings to roam. For all of us, crazy times. For …

COVID-19 Special Coverage


We are extremely grateful to be able to serve our community during this pandemic. Producing hyper-local radio and video coverage of COVID-19 that can’t be found anywhere else is a reminder of how important community media is. None of this programming would be possible without the daily work of a team of volunteers and …

Jamel Mosely

Jamel Mosely on the reality of being a freelancer right now


Jamel Mosely is a co-founder of Root3d, Collectiveffort, and Mel eMedia. He’s also a …

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E.R. Doctor Frank Coughlin on COVID-19


Dr. Francis Coughlin is an E.R. doctor working in Troy as well as Western …

Apricots blossoming in Collard City Growers gardens

Happening now


We miss you. If you miss us and aren’t already involved, please consider joining in some of the Sanctuary’s ongoing activities. We are so grateful to be able to continue this work while minimizing the risk of Coronavirus exposure.

The Sanctuary’s community radio, youth education, urban gardens, environmental activism, artistic …

Ellen McHale New York Folklore

Ellen McHale of New York Folklore on “Grimm”


Ellen McHale, Executive Director of New York Folklore came by to tell us about …

Miriam Larson, Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center


Miriam Larson is the new Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media …

COVID-19 Coverage


We are extremely grateful to be able to serve our community during this pandemic. Producing hyper-local radio and video coverage of COVID-19 that can’t be found anywhere else is a reminder of how important community media is. None of this programming would be possible without the daily work of a team of volunteers and …

From WOOC (FM 105.3 Troy, NY) and The Sanctuary for Independent Media: The Spirit of the Suffragettes Rises in Troy’s Freedom Square


Posted on 11 July, 2019 by 

Suffragette Parade in New York City, May 6, 1912.

Suffragettes were out to change the world.  

They fought for the vote; they fought for workers, for sexual and reproductive rights, for abolition.  …

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RADIO GA-GA: Sanctuary for Independent Media’s radio station nominated for national award


RADIO GA-GA: SANCTUARY FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA’S RADIO STATION NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

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 LAST UPDATED JUN 29, 2019

 
Given the limited range of WOOC 105.3 / Troy and its sister station WOOS 98.9 /Schenectady, you’d think the weeknight show …

Extinction Rebellion Arrest Strategy


This past Monday several Capital Region eco-activists were in New York City for court …

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