Activism

Portland Emergency Eviction Response takes direct action to protect renters

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
State and local leaders have extended the eviction moratorium for residential and retail renters since the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. The question of what happens when that moratorium ends is concerning for many advocates. While renters can't be evicted for owing rent no... Read more

Presswatch on 06/18/20

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Have you been subject to tear gas?  You have been poisoned by lead and chromium compounds.  Tune in, get the facts,  and consider that public interest lawsuit now! Read more

Summer Wildfires and Impending COVID-19 Deaths

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the Oregon State Legislature goes into a special session this summer to address new COVID-19 policies, medical and public health professionals from across the state are calling on Governor Kate Brown and Oregon lawmakers to include fire and smoke preparedness measures ... Read more

Native Services Inside & Beyond the Bars

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Trish Jordan with Red Lodge Transition Services, a Native American led organization providing culturally focused programs for women releasing from jail, prison or treatment.   More information: https://redlodgetransition.org Read more

Buscando America on 06/16/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En la primera sesión de Corazón del Sur la rapera Nina Uma nos comparte la cultura de Bolivia frente al intento por cerrar el Ministerio de Cultura en este territorio andino.  Xochitl Garnica denuncia como fue agredida por un grupo de patriotas en el capitolio de Salem.... Read more

Black Panthers and Public Health

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
As part of their ongoing discussing about public health, Jan Haaken and Patricia Kullberg take up the Black Panther’s vision and practice of community-based health care, which the Panthers formulated in the wake of the urban uprisings of the mid-1960’s. By organizing in Afr... Read more

Hyung Nam on Police Budgets

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with activist Hyung Nam, who served on the city-appointed citizens Police Budget Advisory Committee, and who organizes with the Portland Metro People’s Coalition, which has been working with Unite Oregon, Portland African American Leadership Forum... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 15, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel, and includes these segments: BLM Protests: Bill Resnick talks with Greg McKelvey and reflects on the protests locally and nationally, which continue and as of this weekend show no sign of diminishing. Black Panthers and Public Hea... Read more

Coronavirus restrictions reveal growth opportunities for domestic violence advocacy

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a non-profit group devoted to promoting equity and social change, in order to end violence in all communities. The coalition organizes a multitude of local member organizations that do direct action work with t... Read more