Social Services

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 4

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 7:45pm - Tue, 02/15/2022 at 7:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
How do you care for someone who is suffering from dementia, is in excellent health otherwise, and is adamant about living as independently as possible?  In this episode, we meet Brenda, who is caring for her mother. Unlike the living arrangements described in previous episo... Read more

Washington Moves Away From Criminalization

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Washington Legislature is considering House Bill 1499 - Providing behavioral health system responses to individuals with substance use disorder. Their House Public Safety Committee held a hearing on the bill on Feb. 12. On this edition of Century we hear from some of th... Read more

Homelessness and Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Homelessness and Substance Use. We hear from Geert De Bolle with Housing First LAB in Belgium and Cristiana Merendeiro with Associação Crescer in Portugal. They spoke recently on a webinar held by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addict... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 3

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 6:30pm - Tue, 02/01/2022 at 6:30pm
Produced for Local Folks
Being a caregiver can be a very lonely experience. The time demands of caring for someone often means that there is little opportunity for socializing with friends, pursuing hobbies, or just enjoying some free time. In this episode we meet Nan, who has been caring for her h... Read more

Harm Reduction And The Drug Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we take a look at Regina LaBelle, JD, Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 2

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:15pm - Tue, 01/18/2022 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Caregiving can be very challenging at times. Keeping track of all kinds of details, managing medical issues, constantly being on call, and watching someone you love gradually become more feeble and helpless are all things that can make taking care of someone very stressful ... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 1

Airs at: Fri, 01/01/2021 at 7:00pm - Sat, 01/01/2022 at 7:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Welcome to the caregiving edition of Local Folks Podcast. Taking care of someone who, because of illness or injury, can no longer care for themselves is something that can happen to any of us. I remember when it happened to me. My father died unexpectedly, and just like tha... 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

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