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TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Dwayne Aikens of We Lead Ours

June 27, 2pm

Today’s guest is Dwayne A. Aikens Jr. of We Lead Ours! Their mission is to provide at risk youth in underserved areas with an extended day learning program that will provide them with educational, enrichment, civic leadership, and sports and fitness programs. While integrating adult programs into the community that focus on college preparation, job readiness, health education, and financial literacy. They offer youth leadership to Oakland, San Leandro, and El Cerrito! https://www.weleadours.org/

Listen to Host Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music on Radio Valencia! Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)

Songs played during the show:

No More- Alex Lustig

Human – WNDR

Oh Devil – Electric Guest

Velvet – Shelter Point

Mindnight – Promethium

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Jennifer Friedenbach of the Coalition on Homelessness

June 20, 12pm

RE-AIRED on 6/20 – In-depth conversation with Jennifer Friedenbach of the Coalition on Homelessness.

The Coalition on Homelessness brings homeless people together to create a voice in City Hall for the kinds of change we know we need.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia! Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)   

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Dr. Julianna Hynes, Ph.D

June 13, 5pm

Our guest today, Dr. Juliana Hynes, Ph.D.  She is an executive coach and we’ll discuss the importance of professionalism and communication in the workplace, getting to that next level, and being on the job “black”.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio!   Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)  

 

Songs played during the show:

Falling – Forever

Hush – NSolo

If – WENS

Find Yourself – Great Good Fine OK

TOACM – Thoughts of a Common Man Radio – Happy Birthday Charles!

June 6, 5am

It’s June 6th and Charles “The Chief” Williams is out celebrating his birthday!

[Today’s Show Has Been Previously Recorded] We were talking via phone with jazz bassist/producer, Tony Saunders, getting to know him and showcasing his music. This is one of Mr. William’s favorite interviews.  Enjoy!

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia (www.radiovalencia.fm) ! Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net) 

Songs played during the show:

Shaniya – Tony Saunders

Sleepless Nights – Tony Saunders

Speak To My Heart – Tony Saunders & Gerald Albright

For These Reasons – Tony Saunders feat. Sakai

Tonight – Tony Saunders

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Jazz Artist, D. Brax

May 30, 8am

5/30 – Happy Memorial Day Weekend Recovery Day!

[Today’s Show Has Been Previously Recorded] We talked  in-studio with jazz keyboardist, Derek Braxton aka D. Brax! He shared some laughs, his music, and his life as an artist. See his show on 6/14 at Octopus Lounge in Oakland!

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia (www.radiovalencia.fm) Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)

Songs played during the show:

Transformation – D. Brax
Jazz Cafe – D. Brax
City to City – D. Brax
Contrite Heart – D. Brax
Among the Stars – D. Brax
Healing – D. Brax

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guests: Gerald Richards and Bita Nazarian of 826 Valencia

May 23, 4pm

Great show today with Bita Nazarian and Gerald Richards of 826 Valencia!
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization in San Francisco dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills, helping teachers get their students excited about writing, and cultivating wonder.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia. (www.radiovalencia.fm) Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net

Songs played during the show:

Another Case ( Radio Edit) – Tora

Men That I Trust (Fung Sway RMX) – Lauren

Afraid – Boy Boy

Bout You – Verite

Simple (feat. Jones) – Joe Hertz

Line (Stan Sax RMX) – Triana Park

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Allison Harris of Go Red

May 16, 5pm

We hope today’s show makes you want to Get Fit and Go Red! We had a great but critical discussion about heart disease in women with Allison Harrison of Go Red For Women.

Heart disease kills one in three women every year. It’s even more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. This Jefferson Award winner has made it her life’s mission to get the word out.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia. (www.radiovalencia.fm) Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)   

Songs Played During The Show:

Spell On You – Hartry

Despacito – Luis Fonsi

Live to Survive (Stendahl RMX) – Jako Diaz

Shelter (feat. Nika) – SACHI

Time – Shy Luv

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Jason Hofmann of 51Oakland

May 9, 4pm

What a cool guy! Keeping the arts in our schools! Jason Hofmann of 51Oakland was live in-studio with us today.

Built from the ground up by public school teachers and members of the Oakland community, 51Oakland aims to build bridges that will keep music and the performing arts alive and available for our students.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia. (www.radiovalencia.fm) Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)   

 

Songs played during the show:

Never Get Enough – jackLNDN

Surreal (feat. RKCB) – Louis Futon

Holding You (Stan Sax Edit) – Slowz

All That I Want – Ane

Love That – Stabe Wilson

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Jewelle Gomez!

May 2, 4pm

TODAY’S GUEST! Author, activist, and playwright Jewelle Gomez “live” on Radio Valencia! Widely known for “The Gilda Stories” and “Leaving the Blues”.  She is such an engaging person to talk to.

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio on Radio Valencia! Also see: (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net

 

Songs played during the show:

Rare One – Kemi Ade

Down – FARR

Coachella – New City

Fall Together (feat. Harrison Brome) – Pomo

Sweet – Little Dragon

TOACM Radio! – Thoughts of a Common Man – Guest: Masha Chernyak of Latino Community Foundation

April 25, 9am

4/25 TODAY’S SHOW! [Previously Recorded]   Making moves in the Latino Community! We talk with Masha Chernyak of Latino Community Foundation. #LatinoAmerica

Listen to Charles Williams, occasional co-host Eye’z, and Gina “The Producer”. Candid discussions, great guests, great music every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon! Fun and informative talk radio! (www.thoughtsofacommonman.net)