Voices from the Edge

Produced by: 
KBOO
Subscribe to podcast
Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am
About the program …Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.About the host …Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.Join the conversation …Join the conversation every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. by calling 503-231-8187. Keep the conversation going after the program at our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge.Engineering: Steve Nassar 

Streams: 
KBOO Stream 1
Program status: 
Current

Voices from the Edge on 08/18/16

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge

Youth and the Law

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty will be interviewing 4 students who participated in a summer works program called Youth and the Law.  The students have developed tools for incoming freshmen to teach them and their parents about their rights in encounters with the police. Read more

Northwest Community Coalition for Police Accountability Summer Gathering

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Liz Moore, Director of the Spokane Peace and Justice Action Works and Rev. Harriett Walden of Mom's for Police Accountability about their upcoming conference, Northwest Community Coalition for Police Accountability Summer Gathering, at Po... Read more

View latest content for Voices from the Edge

Comments