Housing/Homelessness

Washington County program helps low income residents with utility bills and energy efficiency upgrades

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A program in Washington County is helping low income residents get help on their utility bills and make energy efficiency upgrades. Energy Trust Oregon and Community Action Organization are working together to provide weatherization upgrades and everything from a new fur... Read more

CAHOOTS-Alternative to Police as First Responders

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
CAHOOTS or Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area. Each team consists of a medic (either a nurse or an Emergency Medical Technician EMT) and a crisis worker with at least several years’ exp... Read more

Stop the Sweeps: Laurelhurst Park

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
For the past several weeks, houseless advocates have held a 24-hour vigil at the houseless encampment at Laurelhurst Park in Southeast Portland to try to stop the local authorities from sweeping the encampment. Today we feature the voices of people camped at Laurelhurst, fr... Read more

Houseless activists speak out against threatened sweep at Laurelhurst Park

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  For the past week, activists in Portland have gathered at Laurelhurst Park to take a stand in support of the houseless community there after a raid was threatened. These are some of the voices from the press conference that was held by houseless activsts on April 2, 2021... Read more

Full Interview | Dr. Juniper Simonis

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full version of an interview with Dr. Juniper Simonis, an environmental scientist and data researcher with Dapper Stats and the Chemical Weapons Research Consortium, from the February 23, 2021 episode of Totality of Circumstances. Dr. Simonis witnessed the st... Read more

Critics worry Medford's new "camping" ban jeopardizes the houseless

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  The city of Medford, Oregon is considering a new ordinance that would criminalize camping. Medford's homeless worry that if it becomes law, life for them could get even harder. Homelessness advocates Maig Tinnin and Travis "T-Bone" join KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss to discuss... Read more

Taking Ownership PDX

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
A conversation with Randal Wyatt about Taking Ownership PDX:  a community collective of contractors, realtors, neighbors, and businesses brought together by Portland musician, activist Randal Wyatt  to renovate and revive Black-owned homes, with an emphasis on enabling Blac... Read more

The "Shelter to Housing Continuum" proposal, and other topics

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    https://www.portland.gov/bps/s2hc Read more

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Homelessness and Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Homelessness and Substance Use. We hear from Geert De Bolle with Housing First LAB in Belgium and Cristiana Merendeiro with Associação Crescer in Portugal. They spoke recently on a webinar held by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addict... Read more