Youth issues

Poverty in Oregon: An Interview with Rachel Bristol

program date: 
Thu, 09/24/2009

As the current economic crisis deepens, more Oregonians are joining the ranks of the poor. With resources stretched to the breaking point, the ability to meet basic human needs is becoming more difficult.

Dave Mazza talks with Rachel Bristol, executive director of the Oregon Food Bank, about poverty in our state and how her organization is working to not only feed the hungry but to advocate for longterm systemic change.

56:37 minutes (45.35 MB)

Safety in schools for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth

program date: 
Tue, 10/06/2009

Youth are safe in schools, right? We'd like to think so. The truth is safety in school depends on many factors. Often, LGBTQ youth face verbal harrassment, sometimes daily. Some LGBTQ youth face violence in school. The Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) 2007 National School Climate Survey found some frightening statistics. Please read their research report to understand what's really going on inside of our schools.

Tonight we speak with Zena, who works with the Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition.

35:46 minutes (8.19 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/08/09

Air date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Why aren't Portland police being held accountable?

Why aren't Portland police being held accountable?

The list of city residents who've become victims at the hands of the Portland police continues to grow, leading Oregonian columnist Anna Griffin to observe the news stories about these incidents "makes the Rose City's finest look like thugs with badges." In the meantime, Chief Rosie Sizer's finding on the death of James Chasse - and her failure to punish the offending officers - suggests police accountability remains little more than a joke in our city. Why can't Portland hold its police force accountable? Should the mayor take back the police commissioner duties from Commissioner Saltzman? Where's the city auditor's Independent Police Review division in all this?

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2009

 HealthWatch
 Hosted by: David Naimon

 

28:15 minutes (25.87 MB)

It Takes A Village on 10/02/09

Categories:
Program: 
It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 10/02/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Hear the new program It Takes a Village with Shaheed Haamid. The topic today is the community response to local gang activity.

Focus on two large events both happening on Oct 11

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 09/29/2009

Carla speaks with Poison Waters and Maria about their work with Peacock After Dark, happening Oct 11th.

Musical break 'Open Up' by Bitch, who is playing live at Mississippi Studios this Sat 10/3. Local group Lovers is opening for Bitch.

Next Carla speaks with Marc and Josh from Cascade AIDS Project about the AIDS Walk Portland, happening Oct 11.

October 11th also happens to be National Coming Out Day.

54:43 minutes (15.65 MB)

September 21 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2009

 

This program is hosted by Clayton Morgareidge (pictured here) and deals with several areas of popular resistance to domination -- in political uprisings around the world, in courtrooms demanding restitution for medical errors, in demands for healthcare for immigrants,  and in against the invasion of our culture by the military.  

54:52 minutes (31.4 MB)

Militarizing US

program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2009

 

9:13 minutes (5.28 MB)

Making the case to recall Mayor Sam Adams

program date: 
Thu, 09/03/2009

Volunteers with the campaign to recall Mayor Sam Adams have a little over a month left to collect the 32,183 valid signatures from Portland voters needed to force the Portland mayor to resign or face a special recall election. Campaign organizers have told the press it will be close but support is growing. The campaign - sparked by revelations by Adams that he had lied about his relationship with one of his interns - has brought together strange political bedfellows - from former Adams supporters to extreme conservatives - as well as made Portlanders reflect on how we should judge our elected officials.

Jo Ann and Dave talk with campaign organizer Jasun Wurster about the campaign's chances of success and who has joined the ranks of Portlanders who think the mayor must go. Do you think the mayor's actions warrant his removal? Does focusing on recalling the mayor prevent Portlanders from addressing bigger problems facing our city?

58:38 minutes (46.97 MB)
Syndicate content

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION