Community Building

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Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 06/02/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Ramp Your Voice! is the brainchild movement of Vilissa Thompson, LMSW, a macro-minded social worker and prominent leader and expert in addressing and educating the public and political figures about the plight of disabled people, especially disabled women of color.  Vilissa... Read more

Tod Davies: The Importance of Story

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Tod Davies is a celebrated screenwriter, author, and founder of the independent publishing house Exterminating Angel Press.  Her early adventures working with youth in the streets of Liverpool roused her passion for the power of storytelling and helped inspire her trilog... Read more

2 Killed in Hate Attack on MAX Train

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Our complete coverage from Monday, May 29, of the attack which occured at the Hollywood Transit Center on Friday. There were five victims of the attack, which began when a man got on the train and almost immediately began verbally assaulting two teenage girls, one of whom i... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

Vox Pop: Hollywood Transit Center

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Three days after a vicious hate crime on a MAX train--in which two girls were targeted for the color of their skin and perceived religion, and three men who intervened were stabbed, killing two--Portlanders continue to stop by the Hollywood Transit Center to process what ha... Read more

Rally and March for Truth on Saturday June 3

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
On Saturday, June 3, a rally is scheduled in conjunction with other gatherings across the country calling for a transparent, comprehensive investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Called the March for Truth, ... Read more

How to Support the Victims of Friday's MAX Attack

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A number of crowd sourcing sites have sprung up to offer assistance for the victims and survivors of Friday’s horrific attack on a Portland MAX train. Those wishing to provide support for the teenage girls who were the targets of the verbal abuse can go to https://www.youc... Read more

Climate Change Inaction: two takes

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Norm Diamond interviews Kari Marie Norgaard, Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon, and author of Living In Denial: Climate Change, Emotions and Everyday Life. They discuss climate change unresponsiveness, the phenomeno... Read more

30 Years of ACT UP; and Art by Tarts: a sex worker art show.

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Solidarity: global and local; past and present. How do we organize to confront a crisis? We'll be talking with folks who have answered the call for community-and-activism on issues of sexuality, safety, health, and well-being.    In the first half of the hour, we'll be ta... Read more

REFINERY TOWN

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This program was originally broadcast on March 20. 2017 In 2012 a massive fire ripped through the Chevron Richmond Refinery, sending a towering plume of toxic smoke into the air over Richmond, California.  For over a hundred years, Richmond was a classic company town, whose... Read more