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Airs at: Wed, 12/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Join hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande and live guests from grassroots activist movements both near and far, speaking on what’s happening, what should happen next and where you come in. We’ll also hold a seat for new KBOO volunteers joining us in Studio 2 as they learn the ropes of media. That’s every Wednesday morning at 9am on KBOO Community Radio, 90.7FM in Portland, 91.9 FM Hood River, 104.3 FM Corvallis/Albany, plus 24/7 on the nimble and convenient KBOO Radio App for iphones and Androids

Please send in your activist events for the weekly RadioActivist calendar read by real people live on the air. Send your items to lisa@kboo.fm. Late breaking events can be phoned into the fabulous, incredible KBOO Community Radio air room that morning during airtime at 503-231-8187.

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Up and Over + StreetBooks: grassroots groups helping vulnerable people today

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Today on The Radio Activist, at 9am hosts Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview youth educator and mental health advocate Javonnie Shearn about her current winter coat drive for teenagers, her work on the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and as vice chair of the ... Read more

The RadioActivist on 12/12/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Nasty Women Get Shit Done

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Nasty Women Get Shit Done PDX (NWGSD) emerged in Portland, Oregon in response to the 2016 presidential election results when friends gathered together to brainstorm ways to help their community and to actively resist the xenophobia, racism, misogyny, ableism, anti-LGBTQ, an... Read more

Laurel Airica, Word Magic

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Do the words we use shape how we think? Can changing our words change our way of perceiving and creating the world. Today on The Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Laurel Airica. She is creator of WordMagicGlobal, a mind-bending, paradigm-shifting re-introduction t... Read more

Poet, Organizer & Publisher Christopher Luna

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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 Today on the Radio Activist, Christopher Luna speaks with Suzanne LaGrande about poetry and building communities through art-making. Christopher Luna is a poet, publisher, visual artist, writing coach, teacher, and editor, and the first Poet Laureate of Clark County from 2... Read more

Homeowners against the SW Capital Highway Expansion Project

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is planning to create sidewalks and bike lanes along both sides of SW Capitol Highway, with construction slated to start in spring of 2019. This would mean eliminating 306 trees and creating 12 foot retaining walls. Andrea Firpo, hom... Read more

The RadioActivist on 11/14/18

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Positive Charge!

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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  We are inundated by news of hate and intolerance in our newsfeeds, on the radio, and on TV on a daily basis. How can we deal with all this bad stuff without feeling helpless, depressed, and outraged? Two years ago, a group of women representing different religions, sexua... Read more

WomenFirst Transition & Referral Center

Airs at: Wed, 10/31/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Founder and president Shannon Olive chats with host Lisa Loving about why women who are exiting the prison system and coming home to their families and communities are at the heart of this new program.  Click here to find out more about their work.  Photo: WomenFirst Trans... Read more

The University of NIKE: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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This week on The RadioActivist, Joshua Hunt on his book The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande will be taking your calls, the number is 503-231-8187. And we have a few activist events coming up... Read more