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BE THE CHANGE! A Website Guide for Positive Grassroots Action & Election Reform

BE THE CHANGE!!!
ELECTION INFORMATION FOR OREGON, WASHINGTON AND THE NATION
Websites to get info, participate and take action. This info is in conjunction with the January 31st show, Voices from the Edge, hosted by Dave Mazza and Jo Ann Bowman. They spoke with Laura Flanders and Jim Hightower on  taking grassroots action to make our local and national governments more accountable to the people.

THE INFORMED VOTER

Persepolis reviewed


Denise Morris and Frann Michel review Persepolis on the Old Mole Variety Hour 1-25-08.

The Oregon Queer Youth Conference wants you!

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The conference needs youth to get involved in the planning process. What do you want from a queer youth conference? Check out the website for details.

The conference needs folks to lead workshops. Have talent to share? Target market for workshops? Check out the website for details!

Do you have food or beverages or snacks or papergoods to donate for breakfast &/or lunch? The food folks would love to hear from you!

Planning meetings are happening. Guess where the details are...... here!

KBOO has been at the conference for years! We'll see you there!

What's New for Volunteers Late January / February

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January is a busy month for KBOO!  Many, many thanks to volunteers who pull together to make it all possible!  I want to thank  Jamilah Bourdon and Lisa Loving for producing the Martin Luther King Day live remote from the Highland Center. Thanks also to Leas Averill, Tom Hood, Kate Welch, Liam Delta, Devin LaCroix, Marty, and Bryan Stevens for for help with the tech aspects of the day his assistance.

Thirst: a documentary on water privatization battles

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The documentary Thirst, directed by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman, is available though the Multnomah County Library.

It’s a fitting topic for a day devoted to remembering Martin Luther King, Jr, since King’s work recognized the power of grassroots political action and, in his later years, also acknowledged the need for economic restructuring.

Sun 1/27/08 Soul hosts Workshop + fundraiser for KBOO

Soul, one of KBOO's Out Loud volunteer producers, is hosting a KBOO fund raiser in the form of a mini-workshop.  He needs our help in packing Liberty Hall with up to 145 people next Sunday from 12:45 - 3 p.m.

Two events in one afternoon:

We love volunteers who help raise funds for KBOO!

It's especially busy at KBOO in the next few weeks. We've got the Martin Luther King Day events, including a day-long live broadcast from some of the festivities. We've also got the very important KBOO Community Meeting which I wrote about previously as well as our special one-day on-air fundraising day, "No Beginning Too Small" on January 31. (More on that next week).

But what I really want to write about here today is two wonderful volunteers who have taken it upon themselves to do their part to help KBOO raise some cash:

Lipstick & Dipstick make me laugh Out Loud!

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It was a joy to interview Lipstick & Dipstick in the KBOO studios last week. We laughed alot. This duo has chemistry that cannot be denied! Their new book is hilarious!

To hear their stories, enjoy their humor, and learn from their advice, catch them at these Portland area events:

Jan 22 at 7:30 pm at Powell's Books (1005 W Burnside) for an interactive book reading

Jan 26 from 5 to 9 pm Hot Flash Dance at Barracudas (9 NW 2nd Ave) They will be emceeing the party, reading and signing books (more.....)

KBOO Evening News 2007 year in review

In 2007, the KBOO Evening News and Public Affairs Department has built up a large pool of ‘citizen reporters’ through a new training program, as well as developing a number of special programs.

We have greatly increased the number and quality of locally-produced news segments for daily newscast, and now have over fifty contributing reporters.

Trainings that have been developed through the PM News Department include:

Newsroom Orientation

News Production

Writing for Radio

Community Reporting

Interviewing

Field Recording

KBOO Community Meeting - January 26 at 1pm - Come and express your views!

KBOO LISTENERS, MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS
~ Express yourselves! ~
 
Join us for a
KBOO Community Meeting
Saturday, January 26
1 - 4pm
Liberty Hall, 311 N. Ivy Street, Portland
Contact us for more information

Toni - 503 231 8032 x206

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