Community Building

Full Interview | Dr. Juniper Simonis

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full version of an interview with Dr. Juniper Simonis, an environmental scientist and data researcher with Dapper Stats and the Chemical Weapons Research Consortium, from the February 23, 2021 episode of Totality of Circumstances. Dr. Simonis witnessed the st... Read more

Bonus Episode: Cultural Organizing with Maximum Rocknroll

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 7:15am - 7:30am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
We talk to Martin Sprouse, former shitworker and coordinator Maximum Rocknroll about the role of the long-running punk rock zine as a cultural organizing tool for many groups, including Anti Racist Action.  Show Notes Transcript Credits Producers: Celina Flores, Erin Yan... Read more

Mississippi water crisis recovery relies on grassroots efforts, neglected by governor

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The winter weather crisis that visibly debilitated Texas had severe negative impacts on Mississippi as well. Similar to Texas, Mississippi was unprepared for severe winter weather, both in infrastructure preparation and on an individual level. A boil water notice was onl... Read more

New state legislation could lead Oregon's clean energy future with an environmental justice focus

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Three bills in the Oregon Legislature aim to pave a path for a clean energy future for the state. They are supported by the Oregon Clean Energy Opportunity Campaign and address a variety of interconnected issues from the need for more affordable utility bills to preparin... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 13 with William Rihel

Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast about how artists make their work and make a living. The show is produced in collaboration with youth interested in arts careers. Each month we interview with an artist, curator, musician, maker, or creative worker about their... Read more

Animators Gather Online

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In a normal year, U.S. animation fans would have to cross the border to attend TAAFI — the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International.  But this year, thanks to the quarantine lockdown, the festival's shorts and features and workshops can be appreciated by audiences a... Read more

Asian-Americans fight back against attacks, with APANO Policy Director Richa Poudyal

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The horrific murders of mostly Asian American women in Atlanta last week brought increased national attention to the rising wave of anti-Asian American harassment, assaults and rhetoric. Oregon has seen its share of anti-Asian violence. For example, in Multnomah County, ... Read more

Taking Ownership PDX

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
A conversation with Randal Wyatt about Taking Ownership PDX:  a community collective of contractors, realtors, neighbors, and businesses brought together by Portland musician, activist Randal Wyatt  to renovate and revive Black-owned homes, with an emphasis on enabling Blac... Read more

The "Shelter to Housing Continuum" proposal, and other topics

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 6

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2021 at 6:15pm - Tue, 03/15/2022 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Caregiving is challenging and demanding in the best of circumstances, add in the complexities of dealing with hostile stepchildren and the situation becomes much more difficult. In this episode we meet Kay, who has been caring for her husband John since he was diagnosed wit... Read more