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Sharon G. Flake | The Life I'm In

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The Life I'm In, a sister novel to the bestselling, The Skin I'm In by three-time Coretta Scott King award-winning author, Sharon G.  Flake. Since it's groundbreaking debut more than 20 years ago, The Skin I'm In, had a tremendous impact which has stood the test of time, co... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 7

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2021 at 6:00pm - Fri, 04/01/2022 at 6:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
In 1993 my dad, who was caring for my mom, died suddenly and unexpectedly. Mom could not live on her own, and she moved in with me here in Oregon. Because it all happened so fast, I had to learn on the job, so to speak, and the learning curve was really steep. In this final... Read more

Search and Rescue Crisis in the Borderlands

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  President Biden faces intensified criticisms on his new administration’s handling of migration at the Southern border and whether the recent influx of migrants poses a true crisis. Regular contributor on the Old Mole Sophie Smith talks with Jan Haaken about the politics ... Read more

Oregon’s search for foster parents during a pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Oregon foster care system is overloaded. There is such an overwhelming need for foster parents that some local organizations are advertising on popular job search websites. This is because, over the past year, more than 8,000 Oregon foster care children have endured... Read more

Oregon Day of Empathy

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
The Family Preservation Project (FPP) helps connect incarcerated women with their children at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison.  On March 2, 2021, FPP joined with Dream Corps Justice to convene Oregon's inaugural Day of Empathy. Oregon’s eve... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 03/21/21

Airs at: Sun, 03/21/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
    From Pablo Neruda, Beverly Cleary, Nietzsche, and many musicians. Read more

How the pandemic has impacted Portland area foster care youth's access to learning

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Over the past year, more than 8,000 foster care children in Oregon have endured constantly adapting to new situations, from where they live to how they learn. This means struggling to learn in front of a computer for hours on end to now, after a year of online learning, ... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 6

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2021 at 6:15pm - Tue, 03/15/2022 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Caregiving is challenging and demanding in the best of circumstances, add in the complexities of dealing with hostile stepchildren and the situation becomes much more difficult. In this episode we meet Kay, who has been caring for her husband John since he was diagnosed wit... Read more

Grace Mattioli on her new novel "The Bird that Sang in Color"

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Grace Mattioli, Portland-based author of the new novel The Bird that Sang in Color. Grace’s work includes a book of short stories, The Brightness Index, and two previous novels – Olive Branches Don’t Grow On Trees and Discovery of an Eagle. Gra... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 5

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2021 at 7:30pm - Tue, 03/01/2022 at 7:30pm
Produced for Local Folks
Caring for a spouse or partner who is suffering from advanced dementia is hard and emotionally draining work. In addition managing all the demands of providing care, there is the additional stress of watching someone you love gradually change and disappear. In this episode ... Read more