Voices from the Edge

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Airs at: Thu, 07/26/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

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 

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Voices from the Edge on 07/19/18

Airs at: Thu, 07/19/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Voices from the Edge on 07/12/18

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Voices from the Edge on 07/05/18

Airs at: Thu, 07/05/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Sojourner Truth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 06/28/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Today on Sojourner Truth, we discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold Donald Trump's Muslim ban and the consequences of the ruling. Arab American Institute representative Ryan J. Suto and Council on American Islamic Relations Los Angeles representative Farida Ch... Read more

Juneteenth

Airs at: Thu, 06/21/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Today we discuss the roots and legacy of Juneteenth, which commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas. We also discuss the dire political and humanitarian situation in Yemen as well as ongoing developments in the new Poor People'... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/14/18

Airs at: Thu, 06/14/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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"Freeway" Ricky Ross

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Rick Donnell Ross, better known as "Freeway" Ricky Ross, and Cornell "Coach" Ward. Ross and Ward joined us for a special in-studio discussion on their role in the explosion of crack-cocaine that hit U.S. streets in the 1980s,... Read more

Native Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Cary and Amory from NAYA welcome Maggie Tallmadge to KBOO on Native Voices from the Edge.  Call in and join the conversation at (503) 231-8187 Maggie Tallmadge is the Environmental Justice Manager at Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC). She came to the CCC in March 2... Read more

Native Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/17/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Jen Maje Maynard, Kaska Dena, First Nations and Scottish, founder of Longhouse NW LLC, is a year-round forager in Oregon. Encouraging self-care, wellness, and building community holistically through Longhouse NW while bringing Earth-based connectivity into action as a forag... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/10/18

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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