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Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/01/12

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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Portland Mayoral Candidate Forum

The Center for Intercultural Organizing as hosted a Portland Mayoral Candidate Forum on Monday October 1st before the upcoming runoff election on November 6th.  KBOO was there, and streamed the event live.

Part one - pre-debate discussion with former US Congressional 1st District candidate Saba Ahmed

Part two - Introduction and full debate - Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith at CIO addressing the concerns of the immigrant and refugee community

Part three - post-debate discussion with both candidates and former state legislator Joanne Hardesty

The Confessional on 10/01/12

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The Confessional
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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Positively Revolting on 09/28/12

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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Occupy Portland, Not Afghanistan!

October 6th marks the 1st anniversary of Occupy Portland, while October 7th is the 11th anniversary of the war on Afghanistan. Tune in to hear Ani and Lyn talk with organizers of the events scheduled for that weekend. 

A full weekend of action is being planned for this anniversary confluence.  On Saturday, at noon people will gather in Shemanski Park (SW Park and Salmon) for a rally, with a march following.  Marchers will re-gather in Shemanski for music.

On Sunday, there will be workshops and a speakers' panel discussion at the PCC Cascade Campus (N. Albina and Killingsworth).

Both events will connect the economic injustices of US policy to the wars and occupations. Events on both days will run from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM.

Bread and Roses on 09/28/12

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Dr. Pamela Sky Jeanne on Women's contributions to Medicine.

Dr. Pamela Sky Jeanne is a naturopathic physician with over 45 years of medical experience and an adjunct faculty at National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. Her new book Healing Matters: Celebrating Women’s Innate Healing Nature explores the lack of feminine energy in the western world of medicine but also retells the medical contributions of many women throughout history. Tune in to Bread and Roses for a live interview with local author, physician and professor Dr. Pamela Sky Jeanne.

For more info or to contact Dr. Jeanne visit www.drpamelajeanne.com

Political Perspectives on 09/26/12

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Wed, 09/26/2012 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Challenging Metro’s urban and rural reserves plan

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Mary Kyle McCurdy, Policy Director and Staff Attorney with 1000 Friends of Oregon and Cherry Amabisca of Save Helvetia, a coalition of farmers, business owners, concerned citizens, neighbors, and residents of the greater Helvetia area who are working to protect the Helvetia community and its neighboring agricultural lands.

1000 Friends of Oregon is challenging Metro’s urban and rural reserves plan. The plan, designating over 28,000 acres as future urban land, was recently approved by the Land Conservation and Development Commission, bringing 1000 Friends to petition the Oregon Court of Appeals for judicial review on behalf of several local farmers.

Recovery Zone on 09/26/12

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 09/26/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Community Rights PDX: how this form of activism allows us to reclaim our power -- free workshops
Community Rights-Based Activism Comes to Portland

 Community Rights-Based Activism comes to Portland. Some 150 communities in 6 east coast states have passed local ordinances that strip corporations of their so-called "rights," banning corporate factory farming, fracking, water extraction for bottling, and more. West Coast communities are beginning to use this method, and here in Portland, Community Rights PDX (CR-pdx) is offering free workshops to teach us how.  Host Stephanie Potter welcomes Kenneth Jones and Susan Rankin, two workshop leaders with CR-pdx.

Voices from the Edge on 09/27/12

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Thu, 09/27/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Diplomas Denied

Diplomas Denied: Continuing the conversation about Portland's drop out crisis

More than 1,100 students drop out of Portland Public Schools every year. Many who fail to receive a diploma have been allowed to transfer into the district's alternative schools where graduation rates are extremely low or directed into going after a less-valued GED certificate. The Portland Public School District appears unable to reverse this trend or, more significantly, track students at-risk of dropping out. With so many solutions being offered, why hasn't the situation improved?

 

Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 9/19/12

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Wed, 09/19/2012

In this episode:

  • We hear from Occupys from the west coast.
  • The Occutour reports on their visit to Detroit.
  • We talk with Trudy Cooper about her upcoming trip to Pakistan.
  • A discussion with Dr. Jim and Beatrix from the Icarus Project.
  • Tips for bailing your friends and family out of jail.
67:09 minutes (61.48 MB)

The Confessional on 09/24/12

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The Confessional
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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Tillicum Wawa on 09/20/12

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Thu, 09/20/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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TW kicks off a Nuclear Free Portland with Miriam German and honored elder John Bravehawk

Did you know there are plans to transport highly radioactive nuclear waste through Portland en route to Hanford? Government estimates state that 800 people will die just from the ambient radiation along the route. Stand up with Miriam German (Miriams Well), John Bravehawk (honored Lakota Elder) and Tillicum Wawa. Learn about plans for a Nuclear Free Portland. Listen to Tillicum Wawa on Thursday, September 20th at 6 p.m. for this important issue.

Photos: Miriam German, John Bravehawk

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