Social Services

A Bold Move To Save Lives

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On July 7, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee signed legislation that authorizes a two-year pilot program to prevent drug overdose deaths through the establishment of harm reduction centers. According to a news release from the Rhode Island General Assembly, The law quote “aut... Read more

The Gap: Artivism with the Soul Box Project and Heatwave Preparation

Airs at: Fri, 06/25/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Leslie Lee, the founder of the Soul Box Project. The Soul Box Project collects and exhibits thousands of hand-folded origami boxes to raise awareness of the U.S. gunfire epidemic. Each Soul Box holds space for one l... Read more

Nothing About Us Without Us

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
The International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD) recently organized a panel discussion on why and how people who use drugs should be at the center of advancing policy towards decriminalization of drugs, drawing from examples of peer leadership on harm reduction and... Read more

Operation DrugsVote, "Cool Britannia," and Organizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: a conversation with Mat Southwell, a UK-based drug policy reform activist who’s a Project Executive with the European Network of People Who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD). European Network of People Who Use Drugs Read more

Inequities Laid Bare

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction hosted a discussion recently entitled Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond. We hear from some of the speakers including Michael Nurse, a Harm Reduction Outreach Worker with the Black Coaliti... Read more

CAHOOTS-Alternative to Police as First Responders

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
CAHOOTS or Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area. Each team consists of a medic (either a nurse or an Emergency Medical Technician EMT) and a crisis worker with at least several years’ exp... Read more

eclecticpandemic Featuring Chris Gavazza (Multi Instrumental Musician PDX)

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/27/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Eclectic Pandemic
Join Chris and Thomas (ep) as they show the light at the end of the tunnel discussing together programs and services that they themselves utilized in search of a better life. With self care being important, they also discuss activities and fun without the use of mind alter... Read more

Drug Policies Enshrined In Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we hear a discussion on Promoting evidence-based drug policies and interventions enshrined in human rights with Marie Nougier, head of research and communications at the International Drug Policy Consortium; Edith Hofer, policy officer ... Read more

In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

The Gap: Distributing disaster aid and generational identity

Airs at: Fri, 04/09/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Mina Meman, FEMA’s COVID-19 & Oregon Wildfire Outreach Program (COWOP) Manager, about distributing FEMA COVID and wildfire aid to underserved communities. The program was created in response to the pandemic and wild... Read more