Social Services

Support KBOO in the 2019 Give! Guide and help us reach our goal by Dec. 31st


Ray Fox, Life After Prison

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Ray Fox who released from the Oregon prison system in 2015 after serving 30 years for murder.  Ray talks about his abusive childhood and the anger and hate that led to his violent crime.  Ray credits his successful transition from prison with his invo... Read more

Gathering Information from Older People and People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Disability Awareness
Grace Reed's guests are Allan DeLaTorre, Ph.D., Research Associate at Portland State University's Institute on Aging, and Tracy Morgan, Project Manager at the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. They are gathering input from older adults and people with disabilities in t... Read more

Documentaries From the Streets of Portland

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Jenn Chavez talks with Ibrahim Mubarek about the Clinton Street Theater's upcoming documentary screening Right 2 Survive: Breaking the Chains, a series of short films about the rise of the grassroots homeless advocacy group Right 2 Survive. And S.W. Conser asks comedy w... Read more

Safer Spaces: A Community Discussion on Public Drug Use, Health, and Community Safety

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Open drug use is a public health issue in Portland. Overdose deaths and hepatitis C rates have increased because people who inject drugs do not have a safe place to use. One approach to dealing with these issues that's shown a great deal of success is the establishment of s... Read more

Angelica Pray~A Song for My Brother

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Mindi Griffiths interviews Angelica Pray, a singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon, whose unique style is described as “musique for self-governed gelfling-gangster hybrids”. She is also a non-violent communications teacher with Oregon Prison Project at Coffee Creek Correct... Read more

Psychology, Trauma, Palestine/Israel

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Judy Roth, an activist with Psychologists for Social Responsibility, about her work with Israeli and Palestinian trauma victims and the Born Equal Task Force.   Photo by Hamde Abu Rahma: A schoolgirl, a ladder, a wall Read more

Stephen Bezruchka on In Sickness & in Wealth

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Stephen Bezruchka is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. He worked for many years as an emergency physician in Seattle. His particular areas of research are population health and societal hierarchy. He has spent over 10 yea... Read more

Domestic Workers Protest, Activists Protest a Racist Textbook, and Cartoonist Lalo Alcala on his Work

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Domestic workers arrested in Sacramento, protesting for safer working conditions, Latino and Chicano activists speak out against a new racist textbook in Texas. And we'll feature an extended interview with celebrated Latino cartoonist and satirist, ... Read more

Water World

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
The EPA is supposed to release the proposed plan for the Superfund site at Porland Harbor on June 8th. Join me, Kristin Yount, at this time to review the long awaited proposed plan.  Guest TBA For now this is an Interview from Feburary 17, 2016 with  Rose Longoria from th... Read more

Jim Hill, author of The New N Word: The White Middle Class

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty interviews Jim Hill, former Oregon State Treasurer and author of the The New N Word: The White Middle Class. Read more