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The Urban League of Portland opens conversations on housing, homelessness and the 2023 legislative session

Airs at: Tue, 08/15/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Coming up on August 23rd, the Urban League of Portland will host a virtual debrief of the 2023 Oregon legislative session. It's not the only event the Urban League has put on this summer. Just last week the organization held a community conversation in Lincoln City about... Read more

Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance talk about the City of Portland's settlement hearing with the USDOJ on pattern and practice of violent interactions with people in mental health crisis. Read more

Bridges To Change

Airs at: Wed, 08/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Treatment, Recovery, and the Impact of Measure 110. We’re joined in conversation by Monta Knudson, Executive Director of Bridges To Change, to discuss treatment, recovery, and the impact of the Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatmen... Read more

The Gap: Interview with Sisters of the Road and Talkin' Term Limits

Airs at: Fri, 08/11/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Sisters of the Road Executive Director Kat Mahoney and Communications and Fundraising Director Justice Hager. We talk about their organization's work, how it fits into the local landscape, and what other non-profits ... Read more

Jerry Foster of Passinart Theatre Company

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Passinart's most ambitious event of the year, the Pacific Northwest Multi-Cultural Readers Series & Film Festival, is sure to bring new talents to the stage and screen. Check them out! Read more

History Mystery and Odyssey

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland's reputation as a hub for independent animation gains new stature in a documentary from British filmmaker Martin Cooper.  In History, Mystery, and Odyssey, Martin profiles six iconic Portland animators: Rose Bond, Chel White, Joanna Priestley, Jim Blashfield, Jo... Read more

Sonali Kolhatkar on Her New Book: Rising Up

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Beloved radio host and producer Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Rising Up with Sonali, talks about her new book and ways that racism impacts media today. Read more

Kent Ford and the "The Portland Black Panthers"

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Portland is  widely regarded as a liberal bastion, and yet the 2010 census found it to be “America’s whitest major city.” Longstanding racial tensions led to the formation of a local branch of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s.  Based in the city’s Albina Distric... Read more

The Path To End AIDS

Airs at: Wed, 08/02/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The Path To End AIDS. UNAIDS recently launched its 2023 Global AIDS Update. We hear from UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima; Loic Michaud, Head Nurse and an addiction consultant at Checkpoint Geneva; Yana Panfilova with Teenergizer; and ... Read more

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This Program Originally Aired on June 26, 2023 Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, ... Read more