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An Attorney Speaks

Airs at: Sun, 08/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Our guest was Adam Arms, attorney with the firm McKanna, Bishop, Joffee & Arms. Adam told us about his work with prisoners. We also discussed again the importance of contact with folks on the outside for prisoners. Next week we’ll have a telephone interview with Pam Africa ... Read more

Portland Partners Re-Entry Initiative

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Bre Groom from The Portland Partners Re-Entry Initiative with SE Works, brought Kelly, one of the volunteer mentors and Larry, a recently released friend who has participated in the PPRI Mentor Program. Listen to the active discussion that Ruth and these folks had about the... Read more

COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009 This is Paula with the community calendar for Tuesday, July 28th 2009. Concerts in the Park at Mt Tabor Park - Tuesdays, 6:30 PM (Crater Stage, enter at SE 69th & Taylor). Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 P... Read more

COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009 This is the community calendar for Monday, July 27th 2009. Join Portland Books to Prisoners’ Mailing Nights every Monday & Tuesday from 5:30 pm - 8pm, to help mail literature and educational books, at 1112 NE Morton St. For more ... Read more

Life after Lockdown

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
A good discussion about Oxford House was provided by Jimmy Williams, Field Services Supervisor of Oregon Recovery Homes. Outreach Coordinators Ed and Cori, and the Program Manager, Wayne Kline also participated. For more information:call 503/413-9233 to talk to Jimmy or sen... Read more

Bridges to Change

Airs at: Sun, 07/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
A group of guests from Bridges to Change told their stories. All of the mentors and administrators from this organization are ex-felons. The director - Chuck, the program director – Doug, and two clients – John an Pete joined Ruth in a discussion about the value of a mentor... Read more

The July 13 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Hosted by Laurie Mercier (pictured here) and featuring music by activist folk-singer Anne Feeney, this program discusses what Obama's experience as a community organizer  might mean for him as President; the role of science in the law; Hurt Locker, the movie about defusin... Read more

Bad Science, Bad Law

Airs at: Sun, 07/12/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 What is the role of science in sending people to prison?  What if the science is bunk? Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about how science can lead to justice and injustice in the wake of the recent Supreme Court Decision calling for the cross-exa... Read more

Prison activist Victoria Law discusses her new book "Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggle of Incarcerated Women"

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Victoria Law is an activist, mother, photographer and writer. APA Compass member Toni Tabora-Roberts spoke with her about her new book Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggle of Incarcerated Women and her work as a prison activist. This is a longer version of the interview whi... Read more

Criminal Sentence Reduction

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Caylor Roling from Partnerships for Safety & Justice provided details and update information on HB 3508 which recently passed the Oregon House and Senate. The next Prison Pipeline Special will concern Prisoners Giving to those on the outside. If you know about a project or... Read more