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KBOO Evening News: November 2nd, 2009 Airing

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Listen to the November 2nd, 2009 airing of the KBOO Evening News in its entirety! ^__^ Read more

Number of Homeless Students Rises

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The number of homeless students has risen by fourteen percent this year, according to the Oregon Department of Education. This year eighteen-thousand students are homeless, compared to about fifteen-thousand last year and eight-thousand in 2003 and 2004, when numbers were f... Read more

PSU Stops Aid to Disabled Due to Budget Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Portland State University has, for many years, provided assistance to community members with disabilities through the Assistive Technology Center.  Now, that center has closed its doors to the community due to budget cuts.KBOO’s Nathan Jimenez (heh-MEN-ez) brings us this co... Read more

Common Sense Talk Radio on Employment Help for Immigrants, and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio  Hosted by Kayse Jama, Grassia Melendez, and Lucilene Lira From the Center for Intercultural Organizing Today hosts Lucilene Lira and Grassia Melendez speak with Loretta Gallegos of the State of Oregon Employment Department, where she heads the Limi... Read more

Shalom Portland October 28 2009 - Hand in Hand, Hand to Hand, and Mark Rosenblum

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Shalom Portland
Hand in Hand            Since 1997 Hand in Hand has been establishing integrated Jewish/Arab public schools in Israel.  We speak with Lee Gordon about these bilingual schools, the effects of integrated education on the pupils, their families, and the neighborhoods where the... Read more

Common Sense: Immigrant Issues in our Schools

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio Hosted by Kayse Jama, Grassia Melendez, and Lucilene Lira From the Center for Intercultural OrganizingToday's topic is our educational system, and how it does (or does not) relate to the Immigrant and Refugee Community.  We'll hear three Portland Pu... Read more

Safety in schools for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth

Airs at: Tue, 10/06/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Other Team
Youth are safe in schools, right? We'd like to think so. The truth is safety in school depends on many factors. Often, LGBTQ youth face verbal harrassment, sometimes daily. Some LGBTQ youth face violence in school. The Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) 20... Read more

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Healthwatch
 HealthWatch Hosted by: David Naimon NurtureShock: New Thinking About ChildrenNurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions f... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 10/01/09

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Robin Hahnel is a radical economist and political activist. He is Professor Emeritus at American University in Washington, D.C. where he taught in the Department of Economics from 1976 – 2008. He has also taught at the University of Maryland at College Park, the Catholic... Read more

The African Women's Coalition

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio  Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez  From the Center for Intercultural Organizing Today's guests are local activists Sharif Mohamed and Arika from The African Women's Coalition. Read more