Housing/Homelessness

Living and Dying on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the wake of National Homeless Person's Memorial Day, Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kaitlyn Dey and Benjamin Donlon from the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) about the impact of sweeps on people struggling to survive on the streets. Chelsea Ratzlaff talks with Rav... Read more

Eviction Moratorium Updates

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Recent days have seen several measures move forward at the federal, state and local levels to address the looming housing crisis related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This time last week, Portland renters were looking at a moratorium that ended on January 8, 2021. Even... Read more

Episode Six - House Defense

Airs at: Fri, 12/18/2020 at 7:45am - 8:00am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In this episode, members of the Coalition for Human Dignity (CHD) describe defense strategies.  Working together with ARA, SHARP, individuals and families under threat from racist skinhead violence they co-developed the support strategy they called House Defense; they also ... Read more

Eviction Defense, with David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland-based singer-songwriter and activist David Rovics is active with Portland Emergency Eviction Response. Also active in Portland are Don't Evict PDX and the Portland Tenants United Eviction Defense. Read more

Death on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the run up to the Homeless Person's Memorial Day on December 21, Desiree Hellegers speaks with Carla Reese and Anitra Freeman, organizers with Seattle's WHEEL (a homeless women's organization) about their Women in Black vigils to call attention to the routine deaths of h... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 14, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Host this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Immigration Reform: Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform M... Read more

Juneteenth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Juneteenth Radio
 The struggle for The Red House on Missisippi Join host Freeman X and co-host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about how the struggle to save one house in a historic Black Portland neigborhood reveals the ongoing attempt by powerful forces to complete the taking of this prope... Read more

22nd Annual Homelessness Marathon

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 3:00pm - 7:00pm
The Homelessness Marathon is a unique radio program that gives homeless people and their allies a chance to speak with the nation about their experiences. Broadcasting from a different city each year, the Marathon features live reports, interviews with advocates and experts... Read more

Comics by Homeless Artists

Airs at: Thu, 11/26/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Marice Cumber is the Founder and Director of Accumulate, a non-profit art school in London, England, which focuses its services on homeless youth.  Their latest project is The Book of Homelessness, a compilation of artwork, stories, and graphic memoir by the program's pa... Read more

Giving Back to PDX: Giving Tuesday 2020

Airs at: Tue, 12/01/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
KBOO is grateful to be a part of Willamette Week’s Give Guide for the 5th year in a row. This year on Giving Tuesday we want to embody the spirit of community giving by using the airwaves to highlight nonprofits featured in this year's Give Guide. KBOO Station Co-manager Ce... Read more