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Vanport Mosaic Festival: Sharon Maxwell

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:30pm - Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Vanport Mosaic Festival took place last weekend, commemorating what was Oregon’s second largest city before a flood destroyed it in 1948. KBOO reporter Theresa Mitchell interviewed Sharon Maxwell, a Portland writer and activist, as well as former City Council candidate,... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

30 Years of ACT UP; and Art by Tarts: a sex worker art show.

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Solidarity: global and local; past and present. How do we organize to confront a crisis? We'll be talking with folks who have answered the call for community-and-activism on issues of sexuality, safety, health, and well-being.    In the first half of the hour, we'll be ta... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 22, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this membership drive episode of the Old Mole, which includes Joe Clement on Banjo and Brian Tokar talking with Bill Resnick about municipal assemblies; Huy Ong of OPAL talking with Desiree Hellegers about Protesting Trimet Policing; Rachel Hanes ta... Read more

Civil Disobedience: Project Censored Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change? Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas lease auction, and how the legal doctrine of "nec... Read more

Virginia Garcia Opens Hillsboro Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the face of deep cuts to health care programs, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has expanded to open a new clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, with community driven, integrated services focusing on OB care, family planning and general women’s wellness. Since it’s foun... Read more

Interview: Mercy Corps' South Sudan Director

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
The United Nations on Monday declared that 1 million children have fled from conflict and famine in South Sudan. According to a joint press release from the UN Children’s Fund and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, another million children are displaced within the coun... Read more

Changes Afoot for Mental Health Treatment at OSP

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Karen James has this in-depth report on potential changes to the way prisoners with behavior health issues are treated at the Oregon State Penitentiary. She spoke with Joel Greenberg, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon. He wrote the report "Behind the Elev... Read more

Executive Order Takes Aim at Johnson Amendment

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Today is the National Day of Prayer in the US, and the president marked the occasion by releasing an executive order that aims to weaken a longstanding law against politicking by religious groups. The so-called Johnson Amendment—named after then-Senator Lyndon Johnson—pr... Read more

MacLaren Youth: Artistic Expressions

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez hosts with a focus on artistic expression within the Oregon Youth Authority at MacLaren Youth Corrections. Students share their talents and speak on the how the arts help them to cope, give voice and freedom. https://www.oregon.gov/oya/pages/facilities/maclare... Read more