Bread and Roses welcomes Della Rae, local author of the Little Book of Self Care.
Della Rae returns to talk about her experiences since the launch of her Self Care Campaign last October, a yearlong mission to share her book and vision with the community. She'll discuss the simple and vital principals of self care, and what she learned through interactions with attendees at area conferences and events.
Rules of Engagement: Gender-Sensitivity in Society. Women continue to battle sexism . At a recent fundraiser President Obama stated that California Attorney General Kamala Harris was "brilliant," "dedicated," "tough," and "exactly what you'd want in anybody who is administering the law" . He then refered to her as "by far the best-looking attorney general in the country". The president, criticized by many for his remarks about the Attorney General 's appearance, subsequently apologized. The incident became the subject of many discussions about the struggles of women to be accepted in society.
FREE Mobile Silent Dance Party this Tuesday April 9th 8-10pm in Laurelwood Park
The Melting Pot and Community Supported Everything are teaming up to put on another FREE Mobile Silent Dance Party this Tuesday April 9th using KBOO's FM broadcast as a way of saying THANK YOU for your contributions during the KBOO Spring Membership Drive!!
On Friday, hosts Ani and Lyn speak with Little Sisters author Stuart Perrin and Portland police officer Mike Gallagher of the Human Trafficking Task Force about the global issue of human trafficking as well as local human trafficking activities and what’s being done to stop them.
Granito is an expression of the indigenous people of Guatemala...none of us can do it alone, each must put in their granito, their tiny grain of sand. Direct descendants of the ancient Maya, the indigenous of Guatemala make up 40% of the population. With the help of the U.S. government, as many of 200,000 of them and their supporters, the future leaders of Guatemala, were masacred in the early 1980s. Documentary filmaker Pamela Yates witnessed the genocide and found she had her own granito, evidence to help nail a dictator.
Pornifying Violence: Panel on Changes in Pornography Today
From the series WINGS, Women's International News Gathering Service, we hear a program on "Pornifying Violence", a wide-ranging discussion of changes in pornography today.
One of several panels of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Libary December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet.
Montavilla Food Coop, working to provide access to affordable and healthy food to their neighborhood
Montavilla Food Cooperative
Montavilla Food Coop is taking off! Tune in to Bread and Roses to hear from the Montavilla Food Coop organizers and board members about their project and about the incredible benifits of cooperative businesses.
Four years ago, a handful of Montavilla neighborhood residents gathered and came up with the idea to open a "year-round place where Montavilla residents could access fresh, local, sustainable food and groceries.
The mission of the Montavilla Food Coop is "to enhance the quality of life for both residents and visitors by providing access to affordable, healthy food in an environment shaped by the community's values."
Christine Byl discusses "Dirt Work, An Education in the Woods"
EARTH DAY PROGRAMMING: Christine Byl discusses her recent book Dirt Work, An Education in the Woods. After graduating with a degree in philosophy, Byl took a summer job as a "trail dog," maintaining trails in Glacier National Park; and it changed the course of her life. She has since spent more than fifteen summers on trail crews.