Spring Membership Drive

Published date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:15am

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive!

Donate now to help us reach our $117,000 goal by May 4th!

Call 877-500-5266

You are the person who makes the difference!

  • Since 1968, you and KBOO have been making the best community radio on earth!
  • In 1983, you helped KBOO build the studio we’ve been using ever since!
  • In 1999, you helped KBOO break the story of the shutting down of the World Trade Organization Ministerial in Seattle by protesters
  • In 2001, you and KBOO won a historic victory over the FCC protesting free speech
  • Throughout the past 50 years, you have helped us train thousands of volunteers reporters, break hundreds of news stories, and broadcast hundreds of community events!

Now it is time to continue the legacy and look ahead to the next fifty years!

Here are some of the special programs we have planned for this drive:


Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am

Produced for:  The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS"

    Exploring cannabis culture with words and music all night long . . .   And in case you didn't know:   50 years ago back in 1968 when this station was born, KBOO's call letters were selected based on a popular marijuana strain called "Berkeley Boo".       ...Read more

The Reluctant Radical on Positively Revolting

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am

Produced for:  Positively Revolting

Ken Ward is a climate activist.  To try to stop destructive practices that advance climate change, Ken engaged in planned acts of civil disobediance. The Reluctant Radical is a film about Ken's action to help fulfill what he sees as his duty to future generations.  The fil...Read more

March Against Violence - Corvallis Youth March to Support Their Peers Around the Country

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am

Produced for:  Valley Views

March for Our Lives Corvallis was a gun violence protest that took place in Corvallis on Saturday March 24, 2018, along with over 800 demonstrations worldwide, including the focal march which took place in Washington DC.  These events were a call for an end to gun violence ...Read more

Assignment: Memphis

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm

Produced for:  Radiozine

  The Plot That Killed the Dream...A penetrating look into the forces behind the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. Easily dispels the falsehood that James Earl Ray murdered Dr. King, and instead follows the evidence and sworn testimony from the shooter to the organi...Read more

Folk Hero Joe Hickerson, Live on Movin On!

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Produced for:  Movin' On

Joe Hickerson will tell stories of folk music history, and if we're lucky he will play us a few songs. Get ready for the Columbia Riverkeeper's Annual Pete Seeger Celebration! A fun and family-friendly celebration of resistance and song and storytelling led by folk hero Joe...Read more

Do You Love Me?

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Produced for:  Roots of Rock and Roll

KBOO's spring membership drive is on, and it's your chance to love KBOO even more - by donating today! 877-500-5266 or at kboo.fm  Read more

Leidi Monte with Óscar Guerra-Vera

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Produced for:  Bread and Roses

Q Center’s Executive Director, Óscar Guerra-Vera is a child of Tepehuan (O’dami) indigenous immigrant parents. She was born in Southeast Los Angeles and raised in the Pacific Northwest, mainly in Beaverton, Eugene and Portland, Oregon, as well as Seattle, Washington. 



An Israeli Dissident View: Miko Peled

Airs at: Tue, 04/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am

Produced for:  Alternative Radio

  Occupation has a corrosive and corrupting effect not just on the occupied but on the occupiers as well. The British learned this in Kenya as the French did in Algeria and maybe the U.S. did in Iraq. People don’t like to be occupied. Thus, severe measures are employed to ...Read more

Watsonville at Milagro

Airs at: Tue, 04/24/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am

Produced for:  Stage and Studio

  Guest host Jenna Yokoyama features Milagro Theatre's last play of the season, Watsonville: Some Place Not Here By Cherríe Moraga about women in a 1985 – 1987 Cannery strike in California. We'll hear from director Elizabeth Huffman and actor Bunnie Rivera. We'll also be g...Read more

Ceramic Showcase & Northwest Potters Interpret Their World

Airs at: Tue, 04/24/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm

Produced for:  Art Focus

  Eric Bartels interviews Becky Clark, president of the Oregon Potters Association, the collective behind the 36th annual Ceramic Showcase, which opens Friday, April 27th at the Oregon Convention Center. The OPA says the three-day event, which features the work of over 150...Read more

Barbara Ehrenreich on her new book, "Natural Causes"

Airs at: Wed, 04/25/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am

Produced for:  Wednesday Talk Radio

    Ehrenreich has done it again! The author of "Nickel and Dimed," "Bright-Sided" and many others now offers us her fresh and unique take on the medical establishment, the "wellness industry," and our peculiar attidudes to death and dying. Her prose is as always succinct...Read more

Greg Palast on Presswatch

Airs at: Thu, 04/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am

Produced for:  Presswatch

  Joint Theresa Mitchell as she welcomes investigative journalist Greg Palast to Presswatch during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive.  Call (877)500-KBOO to pledge your support and get a copy of Greg's book and film The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.  Palast with ACLU Kansas ...Read more

Against the Fascist Creep: Alexander Reid Ross

Airs at: Fri, 04/27/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am

Produced for:  Positively Revolting

  Ani & Lyn welcome Portland author Alexander Reid Ross to discuss his book Against the Facist Creep and the ongoing efforts of right wing extremists to co-opt social movements. As the election of Donald Trump shows, fascism in all its white nationalist and “alt-right” pe...Read more

Are Black Men Doomed?

Airs at: Mon, 04/30/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am

Produced for:  More Talk Radio

  Cecil and Celeste welcome Alford A. Young to KBOO to discuss his new book Are Black Men Doomed? during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive.  Call (877) 500-KBOO to pledge your support and get a copy of the book. Life for too many African American men is a battle with extreme ...