Youth issues

Portland Youth Builders

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 03/14/2011

Recently I was asked to speak to a class about prison issues at Portland Youth Builders. This non-profit organization is committed to providing long term support for low income youth who have dropped out of high school.

Contact information: To become a student call 503/286-9350 – Ext 259, or to make a donation call (same number) 503/286-9350 – Ext 243.

 A special thanks to the students and staff at Portland Youth Builders for their hospitality and for doing what they do.

26:26 minutes (24.21 MB)

Things We Love: Focus on Youth

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Fri, 03/11/2011

We've interviewed Roman, Eric, Jasmine, and Nayeli about their interest in photography and a bit about their lives and other activities as part of Focus on Youth. Focus on Youth is a 501 (c)(3) offering free photography classes and mentoring to students.at the Portland International Community School.

focusonyouth.org

9:22 minutes (8.57 MB)

Things We Love: 880 Music

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 03/09/2011

Zoe does a profile on 880 Music, a fun and educational resource for learning music. This piece includes music performed and recorded there.

9:54 minutes (9.06 MB)

Things We Love: 10 things

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Fri, 03/11/2011

Katrina tells us about 10 things she loves for our February show.

2:15 minutes (2.05 MB)

Things We Love: A Song

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 03/09/2011

Skylar wrote and played this songs that lists many of the many things he loves for our February Youth Collective show.

2:37 minutes (2.39 MB)

Things We Love: Piano

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Fri, 03/11/2011

Sawyer plays some movie theme songs for us on the piano.

4:50 minutes (4.42 MB)

Welcome Gretchen Vala and Meredith Wexler from Oregon CURE

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 03/07/2011

On tonight's show, Prison Pipeline welcomes back Gretchen Vala from Oregon CURE. Gretchen brings with her Meredith Wexler. Meredith is an Oregon CURE board of directors member and mother of a recently incarcerated son. She shared her personal story with us, discussed Measure 11 and how she has benefited from being a part of Oregon CURE.

For more information about Oregon CURE, visit their website at www.oregoncure.org

If you have any questions, comments, show ideas or feedback, please email us at prisonpipeline@gmail.com

27:15 minutes (24.95 MB)
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