Disability rights

Voices from the Edge on 11/12/09

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"

There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.

PSU Stops Aid to Disabled Due to Budget Cuts

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

Portland State University has, for many years, provided assistance to community members with disabilities through the Assistive Technology Center.  Now, that center has closed its doors to the community due to budget cuts.
KBOO’s Nathan Jimenez (heh-MEN-ez) brings us this commentary on this and other cuts to services for the disabled in Portland:
 

2:05 minutes (1.91 MB)

Tami Shankle and Guide Dogs For The Blind

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program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 10/26/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tami Shankle, Community Field Representative, Guide Dogs for the Blind

27:21 minutes (25.05 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 10/26/09

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Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 10/26/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tami Shankle, Community Field Representative, Guide Dogs for the Blind.
 

Disabled Center Commentary

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009

 

1:16 minutes (595.92 KB)

James Chasse

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 10/02/2009

 

3:41 minutes (4.68 MB)

Autism Speaks Protest

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 09/28/2009

 

4:11 minutes (3.83 MB)

Baucus health care plan or sham?

program date: 
Thu, 09/17/2009

On September 14,  Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) unveiled a long-awaited health care plan that he believes will extend coverage to uninsured Americans and secure the support of both major parties.

57:12 minutes (45.83 MB)

Oregon Day of Culture, Disability Employment Awareness month events, Latin American Film Fest

program date: 
Fri, 10/02/2009

On today's Community Grooves program, Host Natalie Butto features Oregon Day of Culture, and Hispanic Heritage Month Part 2, including interviews with Oregon Cultural Trust manager and Latin American Film Festival founder. 

October is National Disability Employment Awareness month and following are related events:

26:57 minutes (24.68 MB)
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