Activism

Humanitarian organization Mercy Corps Northwest continues work remotely

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Coronavirus has hit hard around the globe, and Mercy Corps is there to help. The humanitarian organization works to alleviate poverty and suffering aroung the world, including in the Pacific Northwest. Recently, Mercy Corps local stores of personal protective equipment, ... Read more

Promoting a Progressive Agenda for Oregon in the Face of a Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just two months ago it looked like the Oregon Legislature was poised to pass a slew of civil rights, environmental and equity bills. But this agenda was blindsided, first by Republican legislators who once again fled the state to protest the cap and trade bill. Their move s... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  This program originally aired in October 2019. More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more

Buscando America on 03/31/20

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha un reporte de Pueblos sin Fronteras ante el preocupante aumento de migrantes en estaciones migratorias ante la inminente llegada del  COVID 19.  Voces ke Luxan en su sesión 8  habla con Stephanie Chavez desde Yacarta, Indonesia sobre el COVID 19. , y sobre el ultim... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Axis of Hope

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Johanna Brenner interviews Catherine Sameh about her recently published book, Axis of Hope: Iranian women’s Rights Activism Across Borders. Catherine Sameh is assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Both Catherine and ... Read more

Covid-19 and Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Summerhill, Old Mole intern from Washington State University Vancouver, reflects on the intersectionality between the coronavirus pandemic and the climate change emergency. As the increasing need for social distancing uproots life and society as we know it, we ask our... Read more

Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change The World

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
What would happen if we didn't just believe women, but acted as though they matter? On this episode of Radiozine,  Suzanne LaGrande interivews writer Jaclyn Friedman, co-author of Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change The World. In the interview Jaclyn discusses how wom... Read more

Westside QRC project in Washington County

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Our guests this week are Shannon Walton-Clark, Board Chair of the Westside QRC and Beach Pace, Board Member and Washington County activist. Rob discusses plans to bring a version of Portland’s Q Center to Washington County.   "We know what it feels like. We know how horri... Read more

A Comedian and an Activist Walk into a Bar...

Airs at: Fri, 04/10/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Caty Borum Chattoo and Lauren Feldman, authors of A Comedian and An Activist Walk into a Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice. More than ever, comedy is a powerful source of influence and social critique. In this inter... Read more