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Lawsuit: Washington County Fails People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Dave Boyer, managing attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who filed a lawsuit against Washington County, Oregon’s 2nd largest county. The federal lawsuit was filed after a year-long investigation alleging that when someone in the County exper... Read more

Chloe Cooper on Zines about Disability and Sexuality

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Chloe Cooper, Personal Agent with United Cerebral Palsy Connections If you are interested in finding one of Chloe's zines or want to be interviewed by her to be in an upcoming zine, you can contact Chloe one of 3 ways:  chloerosecooper2@gmail.com     text- 503-936-3268   In... Read more

Eclectic Pandemic: Interview and music with Jeremy of Heart Core Healing LLC

Airs at: Sun, 01/28/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Hi! I'm Jeremy but feel free to call me Jermz. I'm a person in long-term recovery from substances and mental health challenges., and I wouldn't have it any other way. Here's a little about how I got to  Heart Core Healing:   For the past 5+ years I've been a professional... Read more

Soul Jar: Thirty-one Fantastical Tales by Disabled Authors

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we celebrate the launch of the new anthology Soul Jar: Thirty-One Fantastical Tales by Disabled Authors, from Forest Avenue Press. Our guests are the collection’s editor, Annie Carl, and two of those 31 contributors – Ellis Bray and Simon Quinn. The 31 ... Read more

Interview with Nickole Cheron, ADA Title II and Disability Equity Manager

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2023 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Nickole Cheron ADA Title II and Disability Equity Manager nickole.cheron@portlandoregon.gov ADA Title II and Disability Equity Division | Portland.gov Read more

"That Way Madness Lies" with filmmaker Sandra Luckow

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Yesterday, October 10th, was World Mental Health Day. So it’s a fortunate coincidence our In Depth guest today is filmmaker Sandra Luckow. Sandra, along with her family, was personally affected by mental illness. And she turned that experience into one of the most moving an... Read more

OSAC Inclusive Leadership Summit 2023

Airs at: Fri, 10/06/2023 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition (OSAC) held their Inclusive Leadership Summit on September 19, 2023 in Salem, Oregon to bring together Oregon's Self-Advocates, family members, professionals and state leaders to learn, celebrate and collaborate.  John Griffiths interviewed Ke... Read more

Finding Positive Wellbeing

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Tara Candela, a registered nurse and attorney now working in psychiatric and mental health nursing. Tara's practice, Presence of Mind, is in Beaverton, Oregon where she specializes in bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression for adults. After ex... 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

Glenna Hayes and John Griffiths about Build a Movement 2023

Airs at: Fri, 08/04/2023 at 9:30am - 10:00am
To contact Glenna Hayes and/or to sign up for the up-coming Build a Movement:  Glennah@UCPConnections.org      or  call or text  503-522-0409 Build a Movement is a group of self-advocates who have disabilities.  We meet to talk with each other about issues.  In our final m... Read more