Host Roberta Hall interviews Maye Thompson, who directs the Environmental Health Program for Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. She talks about pesticides that farm workers are exposed to and chemicals such as bisphenol-A and phthalates that are in household products and the campaign against them.
Janet Heller and JoNelle Toriseva talk with host Marianne Barisonek about the WriterCorps a program, with branches in San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and New York that hires accomplished writers to teach creative writing to youth in juvenile detention facilities, homeless shelters, public schools and centers for newly arrived immigrants. City Lights has just published an anthology of work by the teachers of WritersCorps: Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY April 21, 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday April 21, 2009.
Sea Change Gallery celebrates Earth Day Wednesday April 22. From 11 a.m. to 4 pm there will be an earth day field trip hiking in Forest Park and picking up trash along the banks of the Willamette to make into an art sculpture; meet at the gallery, 625 NW Everett. Gallery #110, Portland. The gallery also holds an Earth Day Summit from 6 to 10 p.m. 2:45 minutes (2.52 MB)
Happy Monday! This is Margaret with your community calendar for 20 April 2009.
The Mad Space between the Stars is a collection of people interested in building a strong radical mental health community in the Portland area, providing support to each other through weekly peer-led discussion groups. The group will meet this evening, and every Monday evening, from 7-9 PM at 4011 NE Garfield St in Portland. New visitors are welcome.
Community Calendar – weekend of April 18th and 19th, 2009
Greetings and Happy International Creativity and Innovation Week! My name is Natalie and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for the weekend of April 18th and 19th. No worries about innovating a way to write down this information really quickly because you can read and play it again at the KBOO.fm website.
4/21 Tuesday, 7 PM PORTLAND [Doors at 6:30pm] The First Unitarian Church Eliot Chapel, 1011 SW 12th Ave. Sponsors: Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC) & Cuba AyUUda, a member of the Social Justice Group at the First Unitarian Church of Portland. For more information, contact PCASC - 503-236-7916 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace speak with war historian Christian Appy about his book PATRIOTS: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides, the first oral history to bring together a diversity of voices and viewpoints that dramatically reveal the war’s impact on millions of men, women and children; civilians and combatants; Americans and Vietnamese.
Diana Camarillo, coordinadora de la línea de crisis de UNICA (Un Nuevo Inicio para Concluir el Abuso)
les habla sobre este servicio del Programa Hispano y de las próximas oportunidades para ser voluntarias y voluntarios en diferentes áreas trabajando con las víctimas/supervivientes de la violencia doméstica y sexual.