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Lionel Irving from Love Is Stronger

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Interview by Charles Shambry, member of KBOO's Board of Directors. Lionel Irving is the Founder and Executive Director for Love is Stronger. Love is Stronger helps kids and families protect themselves and each other from the violent cycles that have claimed so many lives... Read more

Yasiin's Luv offers culturally specific doula services, including to parents with Substance Use Disorder

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Oregon's drug decriminalization measure, Measure 110 is a big topic of conversation for state lawmakers during their short session this month. They've announced their intention to re-criminalize drugs through House Bill 4002.  But that's only half of what the measure do... Read more

Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guest is Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack, which packs and distributes more than 1,200 Portland schoolchildren sack lunches for the weekend. They make sure the kids we see everyday–eat every day. Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more

ShaToyia Bentley, The Ebony Collective

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are ShaToyia Bentley and her toddler from The Ebony Collective, a Community Development Corporation and Coalition. The Ebony Collective is a culturally-specific nonprofit whose mission is to build power in Oregon’s Black communities by providing workforce/life... Read more

Matthew Cortese: " Japan: A destination and a dream"

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
    As an introduction to Japan, we are listening to Japanese Jazz and the version of "Take Five".   Then, Matthew, tells us about the first time he learned about Japan. He was in the first grade. His teacher spoke about a country called Japan. Since then, he started th... Read more

Little Bird Reviewed

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A few months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a challenge to a federal law designed to keep indigenous children from being taken from their families and put up for adoption outside of their tribes. Oregon writer and photographer Matt Witt tells us about a riveting TV se... Read more

Sarah Pritchard Coleman, writer, singer, actress, teacher

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Musicians: Autobiographic songs. Consuelo introduced her guess, Sarah Pritchard Coleman. They have been friends since Sarah was eleven years old. They met in the town of Corvallis. Sarah is an eclectic woman: musician, writer, singer, actress, teacher - Special Educatio... Read more

Happily Even After

Airs at: Sun, 01/07/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, is a psychologist, author, and speaker who specializes in the science of well-being and emotional fitness. He is the author of four books including Happily Even After, Awestruck, The Happiness Toolbox, and Real Happiness. Jonah’s writing aims to provi... Read more

Caroline Leavitt, author of Days of Wonder

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Novelist Caroline Leavitt returns to Between the Covers with her latest novel, Days of Wonder, coming out in April of 2024. A twisty family saga about young love desperate to survive, the lengths parents go to protect their children, and, ultimately, what does it mean to fo... Read more