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Charting a New Course

Airs at: Wed, 12/06/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Charting a New Course. In preparation for its 2024 Mid-Term Review, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs has been conducting a stock-taking of progress made in addressing several challenges that were identified in CND’s 2019 Ministerial Decla... Read more

Drug Use During Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Drug Use During Pandemic. We hear from Doctor Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of Research and Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance, on the Health Impacts of State Policies, Drug Decriminalization and Service Access. Plus a ... Read more

Lakayana Drury on Word is Bond

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
From their website: "Word is Bond empowers young Black men as they transition from boys into adulthood and find themselves navigating a world that provides very few answers to unlocking their highest selves." Find out more about Word is Bond online here.   Read more

Supporting Our Society: A Group of Friends Making a Difference

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
They are also celebrating 10 years of providing needed coats and supplies to unhoused Portlanders. On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, from 11-2pm, they have a warm coat drop-off event at Broadway Grill and Brewery. Connect with them online here. Read more

Safer Supply Saves Lives

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Supply Saves Lives. The National Safer Supply Community of Practice recently launched the London, Ontario InterCommunity Health Centre Safer Supply Program 2023 Evaluation Report. We’re given an overview of the report by Gillian Kolla, Ph... Read more

Drug Decriminalization and Overdose Deaths

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Drug Decriminalization and Overdose Deaths. Professor Spruha Joshi, PhD, MPH is one of the co-authors of a research article published September 27 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry entitled “One-Year Association of Drug Possession Law Chang... Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces, Safe Supply, and Decriminalizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Safe Consumption Spaces, Safe Supply, and Decriminalizing People Who Use Drugs. Overdose prevention centers and safe consumption spaces are proven public health interventions that save the lives and improve the health of people who use d... Read more

Portland Strike-Ready Teachers Solidarity Campaign

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Tiffany Koyama Lane and Matt Reed, rank-and-file leaders in the Portland Association of Teachers, lay out their working conditions, bargaining demands and teacher-parent-community strategies to win a transformative contract that benefits whole families and neighborhoods. Read more

Drug Decriminalization In Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/23/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Decriminalization in Oregon. We hear from Tera Hurst, Executive Director of the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, and Morgan Godvin with The Health In Justice Action Lab and Beats Overdose, on drug decriminalization in Oregon and the impac... Read more

Bridges To Change

Airs at: Wed, 08/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Treatment, Recovery, and the Impact of Measure 110. We’re joined in conversation by Monta Knudson, Executive Director of Bridges To Change, to discuss treatment, recovery, and the impact of the Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatmen... Read more