Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

Episode Archive

Bread and Roses on 02/01/13

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Fri, 02/01/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Winter Reads!

Is it too wet to play on a chill winter day?  Do you find yourself staring out the window and waiting for dragon boat season to start?  Pick up a book!!  Hosts Carole Scholl and Lela Prewitt will be reviewing the latest Lucky Day books to hit the library and some overlooked selections from the corners of local books stores and nurseries.  Call in with your favorite winter reads and join the discussion.

Bread and Roses on 01/25/13

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Fri, 01/25/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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How to raise awareness of racist practices using culturally responsive strategies?

Why is it important to raise awareness about racist practicies? Tune in for a conversation on the importance of using racially and culturally responsive teaching strategies in our public schools to insure that every student in public schools gets the same opportunities no matter their background. Live in the studio with three mothers, teachers and equity advocates working everyday to interrupt racism: Julie Palmer, Dawn Jackson, Barbara Stonecypher.


Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

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Bread and Roses on 01/18/13

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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day: "A DAy On, Not A Day Off!"

Martin Luther King Jr. 's Day: "A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

If you had plans to relax, sleep in and procrastinate on Monday January 21st, think again! As we celebrate the Birthday of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. let's honor his legacy with a day of service! Martin Luther King Jr. needs no introduction. We all know of his amazing accomplishments and about the change he and milions of people with him brought to this country. Let's celebrate his birthday by giving back to our community and contributing to better the world we live in!

Tune in to Bread and Roses to hear about tens of volunteer opportunities for MLK Day! We'll celebrate actions, movements and a changing world!

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

Bread and Roses on 01/11/13

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Canadian Indigenous Literature with guests Richard Van Camp and Keavy Martin

Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation from Fort Smith, NWT, Canada and the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed novel, The Lesser Blessed, (recently made into a film) and the new collection, Godless But Loyal To Heaven.

Keavy Martin is a assistant professor at the University of Alberta, Department of English and Film Studies, and the author of several publications and the new book, Stories In A New Skin: Approaches to Inuit Literature.

We'll discuss their writings and Aboriginal rights activism.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

www.richardvancamp.org

https://www.facebook.com/richard.v.camp

https://twitter.com/richardvancamp

Bread and Roses on 01/04/13

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Fri, 01/04/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Revolutionary resolutions

Revolutionary resolutions: Peace on earth? Equality for all? Big ideas take small actions. Call in with the small things you've thought of doing this year to make our world a happier place. We'll also reflect on the positives of 2012.

Bread and Roses on 12/28/12

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Fri, 12/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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2012 Stories that Make You Think

Join hosts Lela Prewitt and Carole Scholl for an hour of remembering 2012 and gearing up for the New Year. Call in and share the stories that got you thinking this year be it a book, news headline, movie, or music. Were you changed, inspired, sustained this year? Share your thoughts with the Bread & Roses community as we welcome the light of longer days and the coming New Year.

Bread and Roses on 12/21/12

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Fri, 12/21/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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YES! Youth Ending Slavery a local group of youth working to end modern day slavery

YES, Youth Ending Slavery on Bread and Roses.

Started by a group of high schooler in Portland, OR this organization brings awareness to issues of modern day slavery and traficking happening in the world but also in the Portland area. Tune in to learn more about the victims/slaves and the schemes that are put in place to trap them. We'll also hear what the youth of our city through YES are doing to end modern day slavery!

To find out more about Youth Ending Slavery visit http://www.youthendingslavery.org/

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

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Bread and Roses on 12/14/12

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Fri, 12/14/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Dr. Gordon-Nembhard on African American owned co-ops.

Dr. Gordon Nembhard on African American owned co-ops and the power of community based economic strategies.

Bread and Roses on 12/07/12

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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Bread and Roses welcomes author Sandra Cisneros.

Bread and Roses welcomes Sandra Cisneros, internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street.  Her new illustrated novel, Have You Seen Marie? was written in the wake of her mother's death and explores the netherworld between loss and healing, and the spiritual awareness that can only enter a heart that has been broken open. 

We discuss her work, writer's life, and experiences as a self-described "chingona" (a strong, independent woman) despite societal, cultural and familial pressure to conform to traditional gender roles.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

"How to Be a Chingona in Ten Easy Steps" by Sandra Cisneros

Bread and Roses on 11/30/12

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Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Living a Plastic Free Life. Is it Possible?
My plastic free life with Beth Terry

Who can Live without Plastic?

Beth Terry is giving it her best effort. In 2007 she committed to stop buying any new plastic and to educate herself and the world about the alternatives to the plastic in our lives. Beth blogs at http://myplasticfreelife.com/ previously known as www.fakeplasticfish.com. She has written a book about her adventure Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, a practical guide to ridding your life—and the planet—of plastic.

Host Delphine Criscenzo interviews Beth Terry about the challenges of getting rid of plastic and about the incredible positive impact it has had on her life.

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Immigration Reform and the Dream Act.

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Fri, 05/21/2010

The time for immigration reform is now. Join a conversation on why and how with two leading women activists:

Pramila Jayapal, the founder and Director of OneAmerica, the largest immigrant advocacy organization in WA State. Pramila, an immigrant from India, has spent the last two decades working for social justice internationally and in the US. She participated in a march and action for immigration reform in Seattle this Thursday.

Tania Unzueta is the Co-founder of the Chicago-based Immigrant Youth Justice League and an organizer for the US Social Forum. She was one of five young people who temporarily sat in at Senator John McCain’s office in Arizona earlier this week in an attempt to force action on the “Dream Act.” The act would provide an avenue for students who have spent most of their lives in the US to gain legal status. Tania’s came with her parents from Mexico when she was 10 years old.

Michelle Shocked's fearless joy

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Fri, 05/07/2010

For the past 25 years singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked has fearlessly sung her passion for social justice and shared her joys. In this interview, she shares her sources of joy and strength. "Jealously and anger," she sings, "greed and hypocrisy--the seasons of human nature cannot take my joy from me." Listen for more at www.michelleshocked.com

 

  • Length: 24:23 minutes (22.32 MB)
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Relationships with a Depth Psychology Twist

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Fri, 04/23/2010
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Part 1. "Soulaju" Part 2. Haitian Green Movement - Rosedanie Cadet'

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Fri, 03/26/2010

In the first half hour, Aju from the musical duo Molina Soleil and Aju talks about creating her new album, her projects to inspire young women, and the divine feminine.  We play songs from her new album, and she also reads a monologue about birth from the Vagina Monologues.

To find out more about Molina Soleil and Aju, or to purchase their new album "Soulaju", please check out their website:      www.soulaju.com

In the 2nd half hour, women filmmakers, Nicole Vulcan and Posie Currin talk about their recent trip to Haiti where they documented the work of Helping Hands Noramise - a Haitian-based non-profit working to bring sustainable farming techniques to the local people.  The leader of Helping Hands Noramise, Rosedanie Cadet, joins by telephone. 

For more information or to make a donation please contact Helping Hands Noramise at: www.noramise.org

 

Fearing the Dark Feminine.... Why?

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Thu, 02/25/2010
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Women in Haiti: strength in spirit and culture

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Fri, 02/19/2010

Haitian-Canadian author Myriam Chancy clarifies the richness and spirit of Haiti, especially that of women. "There's great strength one can take from these women...Our history tells us it is possible to survive, to have a will, despite how Haiti is portrayed. Our culture, our spirit gives us no choice. We have to endure and that's the heart of Haiti." Also: poetry and music with Lenelle Moise and Emeline Michel.

Literature and Haiti aid links: www.myriamchancy.com/

Poetry: www.lenellemoise.com/

Music: www.emeline-michel.com/

 

Midwifery and the Politics of Birth

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Fri, 02/12/2010

Hosts Nicole Vulcan and Ashley Thirstrup examine the issue of birth rights, the home birth issue, and efforts nationwide to see that families have a choice when it comes to how they  bring their children into this world.  They talk with two advocates working for childbirth choices in South Dakota - a state which feminists have scored an F in the area of reproductive freedoms.

Local midwives, Laura Erickson and Kori Pienovi, of Alma Midwifery Center discuss the Midwives' Model of Care and the challenges that model faces from the more mainstream hospital birth model.  They explain their experiences assisting women through home births, water births and throughout their prenatal care.  KBOO listeners call in with their questions, thoughts and concerns.

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Inspiring Women Collective Show - An Interview with My Grandmother

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Fri, 01/22/2010

Inspiring Women Collective Show - An Interview with my Grandmother

Host Ashley Thirstrup interviews her 79 year old grandmother, Dona Ross, about her interesting life and her views on race relations and reproductive freedom. 

Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking

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Fri, 12/18/2009

Host Ashley Thirstrup interview Esther Nelson, Sexual Trafficking Case Manager at the Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC) about the issues facing Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking.  They discuss the role of pimps in holding girls in underage prostitution, as well as the efforts locally to help girls find healing and recovery.

Sexual Assualt Resource Center Crisis Line:  503-640-5311

Look Beneath the Surface: Northwest Conference Against Trafficking

Look Beneath the Surface: Northwest Conference Against Trafficking
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January 9, 2010 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Red Lion Hotel at Jantzen Beach, 909 North Hayden Island Dr., Portland, OR 97217

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery. The second largest criminal enterprise in the world after arms dealing, victims of human trafficking work in domestic servitude, agriculture and — all too often — the sex industry. Join the Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking at their conference to combat human trafficking, co-sponsored in part by City Club.

Keynote Speakers:
Emcee: Priya David, host of “Keep it Local” on KOIN6
Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of “Issues” on HLN
Cathy Standiford, President Soroptimist International of the Americas
Retired Special Forces Colonel Dr. Bill Hillar, Personal Human Trafficking Story
Dallas Jessup, past CNN Hero and founder of “Just Yell Fire”

Website: www.NWCAT.org
 

 

  • Length: 29:51 minutes (27.33 MB)
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Celebrate human rights!

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Fri, 12/11/2009

Once upon a time, nations and citizens worked together to articulate a path for peace and justice, and the Universal Declarations of Human Rights was born. Hear about this history and free resources, then spend a moment honoring the family members of Guantanamo prisoners. For free resources, see: www.humanrights.com  Music: Eva Cassidy: "Imagine"; Sweet Honey in the Rock: "Hope"

  • Length: 25:45 minutes (23.57 MB)
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WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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