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Sex4Sale Episode 6: Sex Trafficking

Airs at: Thu, 11/23/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
KBOO news talks with FBI Agent Denise Biehen, US Dept. of Justice Attorney Scott Kerin and Undercover Agent A and Officer Chris Lindsay of the Portland Police Bureau to understand sex traffing in the Portland area.  We focus on the crime, how it's defined and reported and w... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day: Community Forum on Police Accountability

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
KBOO reporters Sam Bouman and Jasmin Moneymaker speak with a panel of guests with many years and varieties of experience advocating for greater accountability, reform and positive change in Portland's sytem of law enforcement. The discussion is rooted in the City of Portlan... Read more

Doyal Smith, DDA of Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James discusses dual diagnosis with Doyal Smith, Executive Director of DDA of Oregon.  Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis... Read more

Metamorphosis: RADICAL EMPATHY

Airs at: Thu, 12/07/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
On this episode of Political Perspectives, producer Carlos Chavez joins Deborah Arthur and her fall term Metamorphosis Capstone class at MacLaren Youth  Correctional Facility.  This course provides an opportunity for a small group of students from PSU and a small group of ... Read more

Harm Reduction in Seattle

Airs at: Sun, 11/26/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Century of Lies this week: the city of Seattle adopted a new budget which includes money to start up a supervised consumption facility so we hear from Seattle residents Terina James and Marlys McConnell, as well as Seattle City Council member Rob Johnson. Plus the UK Hou... Read more

Happy Women in Apprenticeship Day!

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This week is National Apprenticeship Week, established by President Obama in 2015. Today, November 16, is Women in Apprenticeship Day in Oregon as declared by Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. In Portland, one of the primary organizations working wi... Read more

Supervised Consumption Facilities

Airs at: Sun, 11/12/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is looking into setting up supervised consumption facilities for people who use drugs. The Board's task force on supervised consumption facilities delivered its report to SF's Health Commission on November 7th, so this week on Centu... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part One

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we're going to talk about stimulants. I thought about easing into this subject by doing a show about coffee. I mean, I live in Portland Oregon, and some stereotypes are earned. Portland is where I learned how to drink coffee, there... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 2, Portland's Sex Industry

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This is the second episode of Sex4Sale, a 10-part series about the business of sex in Portland, OR--what we know, what we don't know, and what we think we know. In this episode, we'll take a look at the overall sex industry in Portland and how citizens--involved or not--vie... Read more

Hillsboro "Dreamers" Adjust to Life after DACA

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Produced for Evening News
When President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, it threw the futures of 800,000 young people in the US into uncertainty. The program was instituted in 2012 by then-President Barack Obama by executive order. It was based on provisi... Read more