Disability Awareness

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Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Every fourth Friday from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM. 

 A monthly show about issues affecting people with disabilities and their communities.

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RESCUING THE ISOLATED AND DISPLACED

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Most of the world simply has no health care... vast tracts of land and vast populations of people don't have doctors - or at best must make great efforts to reach medical care. In addition, masses of displaced people and refugees - over 100,000,000 at last count - desper... Read more

The Arrival: Trump's Travel and Refugee Ban

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Leading up to the US Supreme Court hearing on Trump's travel ban, we'll hear about the orders impact on people from affected, Muslim-majority countries, and how advocacy groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations are responding. On this edition of Making Conta... Read more

Disability Awareness on 08/28/17

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Medicaid Cuts Loom Large Over Disabled Oregonians

Airs at: Mon, 07/24/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Grace speaks to Ted Wenk of Disabilty Rights Oregon about the proposed cuts to Medicaid and how they would threaten disabled Oregonians. Read more

Domestic Violence and Disability

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  For women with disabilities, violence by caregivers is very serious, all too common, and still nearly invisible. Special barriers, both physical and attitudinal, can make it especially hard for them to exit the situation. Activists are determined to make shelters and ser... Read more

Disability Awareness on 05/22/17

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Disability Awareness on 04/24/17

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Help for Disabled Assault Survivors

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Grace welcomes Jill Tucker, the lead advocate for Disability Awareness Resource Team & Ashley Carroll, DV & Disability Program Coordinator for Multnomah County.  Project DART (Disability Awareness Resource Team) is a group of advocates and volunteers joining together to... Read more

Disability Awareness on 02/27/17

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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HEALTH ACTION 2017:HEALTH ACTION: UPDATE ON MUMIA AND LATEST ON VIEQUES NAVY POLLUTION

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  * Mumia Abu-Jamal on his recent victory in federal court, where a judge ordered him to finally get hepatitis C treatment. * Roberto Rabin, founder of Radio Vieques, describes the ongoing struggle to get the U.S. government to make good on its promise to decontaminate the ... Read more