Community Building

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LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 3: The Queer BIPOC Community

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

Taela Smith of City Repair Project talks to us about Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  This Saturday 02/25 is the deadline to send your proposal to cityrepair.org For more information, email: info@cityrepair.org   If you'd like to get connected, there are weekly meetings on Wednesdays, 5:30pm  BridgeSpace 133 SE Madison       Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes the following segments: Gaza and the International Criminal Court: The International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) have been in the news in recent months ... Read more

Drug Checking Services

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Checking Services and Synthetic Cathinones. We hear about drug checking services at festivals from Mar Cunha, a harm reductionist in Portugal who works with Kosmicare at their drug checking service; and we hear about cathinones from Steph... Read more

Great Mystery Power, The Hopi, Sacred Places and more

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Join us today on a special episode with Grace Growing Medicine Reed, host of Negotiating Dramatic Events.    Grace is a prolific 82 year old mental health professional, social worker and activist; a multi sclerosis patient and passionate speaker.  She joins us from her h... Read more

Democracy at a Crossroad

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Every day we hear that the upcoming elections are a referendum on whether or not the United States remains a democracy. But for many years anti-democratic – in fact, outright fascistic – tendencies have been threatening communities around the country and definitely here in ... Read more

Deflection Programs

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Deflection Programs. As a kind of trade-off when the Oregon legislature recriminalized simple possession of some drugs, the state of Oregon and the majority of Oregon counties committed to setting up what are called deflection programs, t... Read more

Harry Smith and Bill Walton

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harry Smith is best known as an experimental filmmaker, but he was so much more.  He was a painter and collage artist, a mystic, a student of anthropology, a collector of folk music and indigenous art, and an important — though unsung — figure in the Beat Generation. Ha... Read more

Risk Bonds: So We Don't Pay for an Industrial Disaster

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The gravest risk to Portland and much of Northwestern Oregon is posed by the enormous tank farms that line the North Reach of the Willamette River. These tanks hold 90% of the fossil fuel used in the entire state of Oregon as well as other hazardous substances. When a big e... Read more