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OPAL's Low-Income Fare Campaign
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Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am
About the program …Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.About the host …Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.Join the conversation …Join the conversation every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. by calling 503-231-8187. Keep the conversation going after the program at our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge.Engineering: Steve Nassar 

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OPAL's Low-Income Fare Campaign

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Host Jo Ann Hardesty interviews representatives from OPAL about their low-income fare campaign. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon builds power for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in our communities. They organize low-income communities and people of color to achie... Read more

Jason Renaud on Policing, the Citizen Review Committee and the film "Alien Boy"

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Jason Renaud of the Mental Health Association of Portland about policing, changes at the Portland Police Citizen Review Committee, and a special screening of "Alien Boy" on Sept 17, 2016. Read more

Voices from the Edge on 08/18/16

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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