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Every Friday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.


Bread and Roses is a collective of women-identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators. We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.


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Quality Relationships

Airs at: Thu, 03/08/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The quality and depth of a relationship you create with yourself will equal the quality and depth of all of your relationships. A deep and eye-opening discussion with Barbara Beck, expert relationship coach and author of Love, Sex and the Spiritual Path. Read more

Melao De Cuba

Airs at: Fri, 03/02/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Virginia Lopez of Cuban Music PDX is grounded in connection and spirituality.  She does not subscribe to being a political pundit, but a human being with interest in social justice issues. Read more

Candy Brings Plenty

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An interview by host Leidi Monte with local indigenous rights activist, Candi Brings Plenty. Candi organizes for the Two Spirit Nation, a term to represent queer-identified people from the Native community. Last month, she orchestrated Portland’s first ever indigenous womxn... Read more

Kalista Lacie Kilpriest

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Kalista Lacie Kilpriest comes into the KBOO studios to tell her story, and takes us through the twists and turns of her life starting with her adoption from the Southern Americas into Portland, Oregon. The process she describes reveals direct connections between our communi... Read more

Realyfe App

Airs at: Fri, 02/09/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Clare Bean, founder and designer of Realyfe, an app that allows for natural connections. She believes our technology should complement our lives, not run them. Read more

Authentic Woman

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Authentic, consistent and daring to thrive, Portland's own Kiauna Nelson, owner and operator of KeesLoadedKitchen. Her story is the truth in life. Read more

20 Adaptive Defense Mechanisms

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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20 Adaptive Defense Mechanisms: How we avoid talking about problems with guest Mazarine Treyz, author of The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, and CEO of Wild Woman Fundraising, a national fundraising training company. Read more

Workplace Culture (Re-Broadcast)

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Serilda Summers-Mckee, Diverse Talent Manager will discuss different view points around how healthy work environments directly influence who we are today. Read more

Stress (Re-Broadcast)

Airs at: Fri, 01/12/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Can stress take you down? Guest Polly Campbell is the author of “Imperfect Spirituality”, a book that encourages us to show up with whatever is.  She will discuss our favorite antagonist, stress.  Read more

Her Story

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Mariotta Gary-Smith, MPH, CSE is a 2nd generation Oregonian and a 3rd generation activist/agitatior.  As a result of her family history, Mariotta developed an interest in social justice and human sexuality/behavior. Let's discover her journey. Read more