Social Services

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

Drug Policy Reform Moves Ahead

Airs at: Wed, 11/11/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by voters in the November general election. On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Haven Wheelock, MPH, one of the chief petitioners for Measure 110, about the vo... Read more

The Dawn Of A New Era

Airs at: Mon, 11/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The 2020 general election was historic on many levels. In terms of the criminal justice system, one of the most important measures on that ballot -- possibly one of the most important measures in more than two decades -- was Oregon's Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction T... Read more

Election 2020: Yes on Measure 110 campaign says decriminalization is a critical step in addressing addiction crisis in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Ballot Measure 110 seeks to decriminalize drug usage and further fund treatment options. Proponents say that the criminalization of drugs does not lead those struggling with addiction disorders to the help that they need. Instead, they say, decriminalizing drug usage and... Read more

Undoing The War On Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Undoing The War On Drugs: Hope, Healing, and Measure 110. The Partnership for Safety and Justice recently held a webinar on Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. We’ll hear some of the speakers including Andy Ko, the executive director of... Read more

European Drug Report 2020

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: European Drug Report 2020. Plus, a presentation on supervised consumption facilities featuring: Brad Finegood, Strategic Advisor at Public Health – Seattle & King County; Jesse Rawlins, Public Policy Manager, Public Defenders Association; Mark Cooke, A... Read more

Oregon Cares Fund directs coronavirus relief money to Black Oregonians

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon legislators have directed federal coronavirus relief money specifically towards the Black community, through the Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resliency. The Fund's creation is thanks to the Council of Trust, an 11 member group of Black leaders, activists... Read more

What Does An Effective Drug Policy Look Like?

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we speak with Dr. Zian Tseng, professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco Medical School, about his new article, entitled “Occult Overdose Masquerading as Sudden Cardiac Death: From the Postmortem Systematic InvesTigation of ... Read more

Library Workers Fight Layoffs

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Byrd and Cathy Camper, both librarians in the Multnomah County Library system and members of AFSCME local 88 talk about impending layoffs. In the midst of a pandemic, where some library workers are working from home, some in the building or out in the community, some on adm... Read more

Clackamas County Children's Safety Levy would raise funds for non-profits addressing child welfare

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "We can actually be a stronger additional layer in that safety net. If a child isn't going to be in school and a teacher won't notice those bruises, there are actually community organizations that still have a good likelihood that they will see that kid and be able to in... Read more