Community Building

The Power Of Community to Solve Problems

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
"Communities, really meaningful communities, can spring up under the most unlikely circumstances. I feel very close to these people who I've never actually been able to see more than a glimpse of from my car." Suzanne LaGrande interviews freelance writer who organized a gro... Read more

The Digital Divide: Access to Technology Is Now a Matter of Survival

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
 "We often hear  that technology is the thing that will save us. But technology and innovation are really just buzzwords. If they don't include everyone, technology just becomes another systemic barrier It's our goal [at Free Geek] that when we talk about innovation, we're ... Read more

Local musicians go online for Alberta Rose Theatre's Portland Music Stream series

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The coronavirus pandemic has hit our local musicians and music venues here in Portland especially hard. And, as with many of us, they’re adapting to the demands of social distancing, and staying home, by going online. That’s the reason for the new Portland Music Stream seri... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Episode 7

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00pm - Thu, 04/01/2021 at 12:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Over the last several years, I have talked to a lot of local folks who work very hard to help other people – giving comfort to patients at the end of life, providing food and firewood to low income people, or helping people who are homeless – and they have taught me a lot a... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Borderline Citizen: Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
What does it mean to be a citizen?  On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews writer Robin Hemely who has just published  Borderline Citizen:Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood. Hemley wrestles with what it means to have or not have a national identity by looking at... Read more

Reconnecting to Source: The Science of Consciousness

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews philosopher Ervin Laszlo, author of Reconnecting to the Source:The New Science of Spiritual Experience, How It Can Change You, and How It Can Transform the World. A well-known figure in the fields of new science, consciousness, and ... Read more

Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change The World

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
What would happen if we didn't just believe women, but acted as though they matter? On this episode of Radiozine,  Suzanne LaGrande interivews writer Jaclyn Friedman, co-author of Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change The World. In the interview Jaclyn discusses how wom... Read more

Love Understood: T The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Why do people cheat? Does love at first sight exist? What makes for a healthy relationship? On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews poet and writer Laura Mucha. She is the author of Love Understood:The Science of Who, How and Why We Love. Mucha interviewed hundreds of s... Read more

A Comedian and an Activist Walk into a Bar...

Airs at: Fri, 04/10/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Caty Borum Chattoo and Lauren Feldman, authors of A Comedian and An Activist Walk into a Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice. More than ever, comedy is a powerful source of influence and social critique. In this inter... Read more