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Hole in the Bucket: Poverty in Togo

Airs at: Wed, 07/09/2008 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Hole in the Bucket
Part 1 of 2  Interview with Jean-Pierre Dessou about poverty and homelessness in Togo, West Africa, and an interview with Brian Lindstrom, documentary film maker working on Alien Boy, a film telling the story of Jim Chasse, focusing on his last day, when Portland police sto... Read more

Portlanders Tell City Council: Treat Homeless People Better

Airs at: Tue, 06/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portlanders opposing the city’s treatment the homeless gathered at city hall yet again yesterday morning to testify before the City Council. The following is an excerpt from that testimony.   Read more

Obama and McCain on the Economy

Airs at: Sun, 06/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Where do John McCain and Barack Obama  stand on issues affecting jobs, health care, and income inequality?  Economist Arthur MacEwan talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick  about what's wrong with the economy, what needs to be done, and how likely the main presidential cont... Read more

Starlight Parade Cited by UPP

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Activists with the United Poor People's campaign issued citations to spectators of this year's Starlight parade. The action was to raise awareness of the citations issued to homeless people in Portland on a daily basis. Lawrence Bishop with the United Poor People in Portland... Read more

Interview with Author Erick Lyle

Airs at: Wed, 06/11/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Hole in the Bucket
Erick Lyle is a writer, musician, activist, and zine editor, and most recently, author of On the Lower Frequencies : A Secret History of the City. THURSDAY, JUNE 26th, at 7pm Erick Lyle will be at Reading Frenzy, 921 Southwest Oak . Monday June 30th at 7:30pm he’ll be at ... Read more

Homeless Tie Themselves to Trees at City Hall

Airs at: Wed, 06/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Two protestors have tied themselves to trees outside of Portland's City Hall.  The two are organizers with the homeless sit-in that was dismantled by Portland police two weeks ago. KBOO's Kyle Burris reports from in front of City Hall:   Read more

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Tue, 05/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects, seeks to activate people to be part of the communit... Read more

Eric Sten's on housing the homeless

Airs at: Sun, 03/11/2007 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Hole in the Bucket
Eric Sten describes his successes in housing for the homeless Read more

Think Outside the Cardboard Box: Dignity Village at Hollywood Theatre

Airs at: Thu, 05/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 An event was held last night at Hollywood Theatre called ”Think Outside the Cardboard Box”.  The purpose of the event was to try to raise awareness about the issue of homelessness in the city of Portland. KBOO’s Crystal Elinski spoke with Ibrahim Ubarak, one of the founde... Read more

Update on Homeless Vigil after 13 Days

Airs at: Wed, 05/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The homeless protest in front of city hall entered its thirteenth day today.Over 70 homeless people have taken up positions around the building, and they say they aren’t going to move until the city either repeals the sit/lie and anti-camping laws, or find them a permanent... Read more