Social Services

Police Union contract negotiation listening session offers hope for change but also illustrates the limitations of bargaining

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Monday night, Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty hosted a listening session on the upcoming police contract negotiations. The meeting was open to the public, soliciting community response to the state of policing in Portland. As the contract negotiations... Read more

December 17, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this week's show, we focus on the December 4 meeting of the Citizen Review Committee, whose meeting we have covered on a number of previous shows. The first part is dedicated to the "Chair's Report" segment of the meeting, in which the increasingly frustrated CRC memb... Read more

13 TRIPP-P 24Nov2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 12/31/2019 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
TRIPP-P sits down with Kaia Sand, the Director of Street Roots - "Portland's flagship publication addressing homelessness and poverty since 1998."   In episode #13 we discuss the new Portland Street Response Program and the involvement of Street Roots, how the downtown off... Read more

Creating livable communities for all ages, with age-inclusive advocate Gil Penalosa

Airs at: Tue, 12/10/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Monday's Age-Friendly Oregon Summit saw lawmakers and advocates come together to discuss how cities can be made more livable for the older generation. This includes the safety of walking, biking, public transportation, and the accessibility of parks for people of all age... Read more

Oregon Age-Friendly Summit offers new ideas for livable communities

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  What does it mean to age in place? That was one of the questions under consideration at the kickoff event for a statewide Age-Friendly Summit today. At the Asian Health Services center in Portland, Governor Kate Brown, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and other advocates spoke about ... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping The Homeless, Episode 3

Airs at: Sun, 12/01/2019 at 6:30pm - Thu, 12/31/2020 at 6:30pm
Produced for Local Folks
There are so many obstacles to providing services to the homeless. They are often hard to contact because they do not have an address or a phone and they often don't have the documentation that we take for granted such as a driver’s license or a birth certificate. Couple th... Read more

12 TRIPP-P 17Nov2019

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Produced for TRIPP-P
The only headline for this podcast episode is the lived experiences and lessons learned about life, from guest LaQuida "Q" Landford. 'Q" is a Community health Practitioner and a powerhouse behind the AfroVillagePDX project in collaboration with HRAC (PSU's Homelessness Re... Read more

Harm Reduction in MA

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health... Read more

11 TRIPP-P 3Nov2019

Airs at: Sun, 11/03/2019 at 11:15pm - Thu, 11/30/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
TRIPP-P episode 11 features guest Ryan Haas.   Ryan is currently a News Content Manager at OPB & audio-host of the podcast "Bundyville." He has previously worked as Editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay, Oregon and has freelanced in Florida and the Southern Oregon coa... Read more

Buscando America on 11/05/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/05/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos sobre las precarias condiciones que se viven en los centros de detención con las activistas y defensoras Maru Mora Villalpando y Colleen Flynn. En krónicas de Viaje, Karen Torrente contextualiza el conflicto chileno desde los años 90´s. Foto: La Res... Read more