Wednesday Talk Radio
Hosted by Lisa Loving
Does racism make you physically ill? Is depression different for communities of color? Can the trauma of slavery be handed down through the generations? Join Lisa Loving and S. Renee Mitchell Wednesday morning at 8 for talk radio about the upcoming Twysted Healing Systahs, OHSU and Healing Roots Center event Redefining the Blues 2.
Redefining the BLUES II
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010; 2:15-4:30 p.m.
Emmanuel Temple's Community Room,1033 N. Sumner
The event is FREE! However, if you want a little special attention, you can purchase a VIP ticket that will GUARANTEE seating (some of ya'll couldn't get in the door, remember?), a DVD of the last event and a CD of the National Black Women's Anthem (in key, LOL!), plus more! You can buy VIP tickets online for $20 - or just get more general information - at my website: www.wix.com/RMSpeaks/Renee-Mitchell-Speaks.
LASTLY, the first 50 women who sign up at the event for the series of five "Dare To Be Powerful™" workshops - hosted by the Twysted Healing Systahs™ - will receive an amazingly beautiful journal: "A Woman's Journey is Her Legacy," by Juanita Howard, another dynamic sistah from Portland.
Hosted by Erik Jorgensen
Hosted by Michelle Schroeder Fletcher
Today's guest is Zaher Wahab, Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark College. He was born and schooled in Afghanistan. He currently teaches Foundations of Education, Race-Culture-Power, Paulo Freire, and the Middle East in Global Perspective. Dr. Wahab serves as a senior advisor to the Minister of Higher Education in Afghanistan, and has been spending about five months annually in that country since 2002. He just returned from his most recent stay there and will talk about the current situation there.
Rick North from Oregon Physicians For Social Responsibility talks about Growth Hormones in cows and dairy products
Hosted by Will Newman II
FrankenFood or miracle for family dairies?
For over a decade, Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) has been in the center of a controversy about genetic engineering, food safety, and animal health. Join us in a discussion with Rick North, from Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, as we examine the good and bad sides of rBGH.
Hosted by Lisa Loving
Today's topic is a recent report by Crime Victims United of Oregon called The State of the Multnomah County Juvenile Justice System. Joining us today are two representatives from Crime Victims Oregon. In studio is Steve Dole, and joining us by phone is Ken Chapman, Juvenile Justice Policy Advisor, and author of the report.
Host Erik Jorgensen leads a discussion of the Portland Plan, the strategic plan for the city's next 25 years. The focus will be the community response to the Phase I workshops. Joining Erik will be Steve Dotterrer, Chief Planner, and Joe Zehnder, Principal Planner for the City Planning Bureau.
Lisa Loving hosts a discussion about race, class and urban planning. Her guest is Dianne Riley of the Coalition for a Livable Future, talking about recent trends toward “racial isolation” in area schools and neighborhoods. Gentrification, segregated schools, poverty – do we have the tools to fix them?
A recent study shows that our dynamic Immigrant Community actually BOOSTS our local economy. Find out how!
Common Sense Talk Radio
Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez
From the Center for Intercultural Organizing
Joy was an author of the recent report by the OCPP that clearly shows, using US Census data, that our Immigrant Communities boost local economies where ever they form, including right here in Portland, Orygun.
Polo is working hard to redefine "immigrant" to mean "Newcomer in Our Community," a new term that avoids the negative stigmatism associate with the word "immigrant", and puts a positive spin on the contributions our newest community members have always given to our city and state.
Brandi Tuck from the Goose Hollow Family Center talks about Homeless Issues
Wednesday Morning Talk Radio
Hosted by Erik Jorgenson
Today's guest is Brandi Tuck, Executive Director at the Goose Hollow Family Center, which opened for the season on November First. Brandi was recently awarded the Skidmore Prize for Excellence in Non-Profit Work. Today's show will cover issues homeless people face on a daily basis.