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Political Perspectives on 12/07/11

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Wed, 12/07/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Gentrification in Portland: A Problem for Minorities or the Natural Evolution of a City

Gentrification in Portland: A Special Program

As Portland becomes a destination for young creatives to find homes and work, minority communities are being "gentrified out" of the city. North and Northeast Portland have lost people of color as housing costs in those areas have increased.

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews local black community leaders Clifford Walker of the Oregon Commission for Black Affairs and Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick, whose district includes North and Northeast Portland,   about the causes of gentrification and whether it is a normal part of the evolution is a normal part of the evolution of a city.

Prison Pipeline on 12/05/11

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 12/05/2011 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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The Gang Life

What is it about the structure of gangs that draws youth into it's hands and what kind of support can we as parents and community members provide to help our youth realize their real potential?

Join host Carlos Chavez on Monday December 5th on KBOO's Prison Pipeline for a discussion on gang youth. My guests will be gang mediators Luis J Rodriguez and Eddie Bocanegra. We will talk about what it is that attracts young people into joining gangs and about some of the work that they are doing to help young people avoid the violence and abuse that gangs ultimately provide.

Voices from the Edge on 12-01-11 Miracles Club

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Thu, 12/01/2011

Miracles Club: a comprehensive, culturally competent approach to addiction recovery

What started in 1993 with three men wishing to create a safe and sober environment to sustain the African American Community has evolved into the Miracles Club, a non-profit organization providing comprehensive support to individuals struggling to be free from alcohol and drug addiction. Earlier this summer, the Club passed a new milestone with the grand opening of its new location in northeast Portland that now provides 40 affordable housing units in a new sustainable facility as well as its traditional mentorships, clean and sober activities and family-oriented forums and presentations.

56:00 minutes (51.28 MB)

DJ Phatrick: Inspiring Youth in Los Angeles

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APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011

Sarika Mehta spoke with Patrick Huang, or DJ Phatrick, Chinese-American DJ and educator, based out of Los Angeles. He was recently featured in a short documentary, called, “Loves of a DJ”.

16:09 minutes (14.79 MB)

Angry APA Minute: Vani Natarajan "Spirit of the Staircase"

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011

Writer Vani Natarajan reads her poem, "Spirit of the Staircase," protesting the September execution of Troy Davis. She read her work at the annual literary festival of the South Asian Women's Creative Collective at Revolutionary Books in New York City.

3:50 minutes (3.51 MB)

Vivek Shandas

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011

Kushlani de Soyza talks with PSU Urban Studies professor Vivek Shandas about environmental and climate justice, and the work of Portland State's Sustaining Urban Places Research (SUPR) lab. You can find out more about the SUPR lab at http://web.pdx.edu/~vshandas/.

14:28 minutes (13.24 MB)

The Eavesdrop on 12/01/11

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Thu, 12/01/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Spirituality & Feminism in the Black Community

Tune in TONIGHT at 7 pm (PDT), tune to 90.7 FM in Portland, or on-line at KBOO dot F-M, for The Eavesdrop, bringing you "real conversations for real people".

Hosted by Nia and yours truly, we will have Roslyn Farrington, author & educator as our special guest.

Tonight, she will discuss her new book, CD and event at In Other Words bookstore (Friday, December 2nd at 6 pm), as well as the implications of her themes of spirituality and feminism in & on the Black community.

Radiozine on 12/02/11

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
It Calls You Back

Host Carlos Chavez interviews author, poet and activist Luis J Rodriguez. They discuss his new memoir, It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing.

Luis J. Rodriguez has emerged as one of the leading Chicano writers in the country with fifteen published books in memoir, fiction, nonfiction, children's literature, and poetry. Luis' poetry has won a Poetry Center Book Award, a PEN Josephine Miles Literary Award, and a Paterson Poetry Book Prize, among others.

Voices from the Edge on 12/01/11

Air date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Miracles Club: a comprehensive, culturally competent approach to addiction recovery

 

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