Prison

KBOO response to COVID19

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  This program originally aired in October 2019. More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org 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

Prisons, Jails, and Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Prisons, jails, and pandemic. In this time of pandemic, correctional institutions are like Petri dishes in which the novel coronavirus COVID-19 grows and spreads. Public health experts and criminal justice advocates around the nation are demand... Read more

An inside look at prison life during the threat of COVID-19

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  With 2.3 million people imprisoned in the United States, the impact of COVID-19 in the nations could be dire, as prisons are often overcrowded and unsanitary.  Experts say the U.S. is roughly 10 days behind Italy in the progression of the outbreak, and as such, it is ... Read more

Oversight, Transparency & Accountability for Oregon District Attorneys

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews David Rogers, Executive Director of ACLU of Oregon, about his 2019 report “A Peek Behind The Curtain: Shining Some Light on District Attorney Policies in Oregon” and promotes HB 3224, passed in the 2019 Oregon Legislature, that requires every district... Read more

Joking around Behind Bars: Comedy & Arts Education Inside Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Joking around Behind Bars: Comedy & Arts Education Inside Prisons Adam Carpinelli interviews Roshani Thakore with the Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI) Comedy School.  This project is includes weekly comedy classes and quarterly comedy shows inside the walls of... Read more

Environmental activist Daniel McGowan

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Daniel McGowan.  Daniel is an environmental and social justice activist from Queens, NY. He was charged in 2005 with 15 counts of arson, property destruction and conspiracy, all related to two actions in Oregon in 2000, claimed by the Earth Libera... Read more

PSJ Lobby Day 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On February 27th, Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) held its annual Lobby Day in Salem, Oregon.  PSJ Lobby Day 2020 was its largest to date with participants from across Oregon converging in Salem to help ensure that their legislators hear about the values that matte... Read more

Fury Young of Die Jim Crow and Paul Wright on Coronavirus in Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
  Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we speak with Paul Wright on the potential crisis of Coronavirus in the prison system. Wright is Director of the Human Rights Defense Center which educates the public on issues of concern to the prison industrial complex and... Read more

Democracy, Justice & the Courts

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On January 22, 2020 Oregon Humanities held the second event in its Portland Think & Drink series. Making Democracy focused on democracy, justice, and the courts with three major figures in criminal justice in Oregon: Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson, Benton Coun... Read more