Housing/Homelessness

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Readers on the Street

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Diana Rempe and Sharon Grant discuss the history of Street Books, the library-on-bikes program for the unhoused in Portland and the formative relationships that develop because of it. Read more

Co-housing collaborative Our Home opens new space

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The inclusive community collaborative Our Home is opening a new co-housing space in St. Johns. Their goal is to create inclusive and diverse cohousing communities consisting of families who have the opportunity for home-ownership and include individuals often seen as ‘at... Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more

Tin Can Phone Podcast

Airs at: Wed, 08/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This episode focuses on non-unanimous juries: its use as a tool to effect an end-run around the 13th Amendment Read more

Stop The Sweeps & End Clean and Safe

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community Organizer now challenging the city's policy of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless. Kaitlyn recently did her thesis at Portland State University titled "Fighting Back Against Criminalization of Homeles... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: End Clean and Safe Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would... Read more

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Portland Committee on Community Based Policing

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Portland Committee on Community Based Policing. Bill Resnick talks to Elliott Young, co-chair of the Portland Committee on Community Based Policing (PCCEP). They Discuss the PCCEP Report to the City Council, Reimagining Community Safety: Portland Police Bureau Core Patro... Read more

Protesters push for eviction ban extension as 90,000 could lose housing due to back rent

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland on the morning of June 15th, to protest the coming end of Oregon’s eviction moratorium. They rallied outside of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, demanding an extension of the moratorium and that tenants have access to legal ... Read more

Washington County program helps low income residents with utility bills and energy efficiency upgrades

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A program in Washington County is helping low income residents get help on their utility bills and make energy efficiency upgrades. Energy Trust Oregon and Community Action Organization are working together to provide weatherization upgrades and everything from a new fur... Read more