Social Services

Harm Reduction and the Fight Against AIDS

Airs at: Sun, 09/30/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, live from the International Cannabis Business Conference in Portland, Oregon, we talk about the cannabis industry and social justice with Joseph Stovall II, an attorney and cannabis consultant from Maryland. Plus, we hear a presentation from Vi... Read more

Reducing Harm, Saving Lives: California Assembly Bill 186

Airs at: Sun, 09/23/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we look at California's Assembly Bill 186, which would allow the city and county of San Francisco to establish a supervised consumption facility that would prevent drug overdose deaths. Governor Jerry Brown has until September 30 to sign the mea... Read more

The Day to Day Fight to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The State of Oregon is partnering with school districts and education service districts across the state to reduce chronic student absenteeism. Chronic Absenteeism is different from traditional concepts like truancy or delinquency, and aims to capture all absences from a... Read more

Clackamas County Transition Center

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James visited the Clackamas County Transition Center on Kaen Road in Oregon City, to speak with Brian Imdieke, manager of Community Corrections, Eric Anderson, supervisor of the Center, and clients currently being served by the Center. The Transition Center is th... Read more

What Is the Feet to the Fire Campaign?

Airs at: Wed, 09/19/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    In the wake of the recent release of the autopsy report for Jason Washington, a 45-year-old man shot dead by PSU police officers in June, the seeming futility of seeking justice for police violence is again in Portland's public eye. The autopsy report comes just six d... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 24, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this episode, which includes these segments: Bill Resnick talks with Guy Berliner and Bevan Byrnes of the Brooklyn Action Corps about air quality in Portland and the Sept 26th Town Hall on diesel pollution (7pm Sacred Heart Church, 3910 SE 11th). Desi... Read more

PAVE at New Avenues for Youth

Airs at: Wed, 09/05/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  New Avenues for Youth's PAVE program is helping homeless and at-risk youth find skills and employment in the Portland Metro Area. Tune in to Political Perspectives Wednesday morning when Lisa Loving speaks with Patrice Kuykendall and Lindsey Davis on how kids can get inv... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season Two, Episode Three

Airs at: Sat, 09/01/2018 at 6:00pm - Sun, 09/30/2018 at 6:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Why do people join gleaning groups? The answers to this question are as varied as the life stories of members, but often the initial reason has to do with a sudden reduction in household income due to an accident or unforeseen health issue that makes it hard to afford basic... Read more

Legalization or Prohibition 2.0?

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline, Doctor Dominic Corva with the Center for the Study of Cannabis and Social Policy joins host Doug McVay to look at the current state of the drug war. Several states, including Oregon, Washington, and California, have moved in recent years to ch... Read more

Mercy Corps' Deputy Country Director for the DRC Discusses Ebola Outbreak

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A recent outbreak of the ebola virus in North Kivu, a province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has claimed fifty lives as of August 20, and may have affected nearly two thousand people in a region that is home to around 400,000 people. Part of the international... Read more