Youth

Noah Schultz

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Noah Schultz, an inspiring young man who was recently released from Oregon Youth Authority custody. He was featured in the 2015 Salem Ted Talks and again at last year’s Portland TEDx. He has been a valuable mentor, published poet and activist.  Noah... Read more

Author Renee Watson, "Piecing Me Together"

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Renée Watson writes for children and teens. Her books include young adult novels, Piecing Me Together and This Side of Home, which was nominated for the Best Fiction for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Her picture book, Harlem’s Little Blackbird: The Story... Read more

The Underground: DECISIONS

Airs at: Wed, 01/25/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Our theme this month is Decisions, and features a vox pop from Miles about important decisions, and many youth collective members talking about important desisions they've made in their lives. We also had an interview with Katherine of From The Ground Up, and with Alexis an... Read more

IGNITE at NEW + Stories From MacLaren

Airs at: Tue, 01/17/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents two original works with dancer/choreographers Oluyinka Akinjiola of Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater and Subashini Ganesanat New Expressive Works (N.E.W.). They're both collaborating on IGNITE on Jan.20--22. And in the second part of the show we hear from play... Read more

Thanks to all the amazing volunteers and community members for 12/30

Hey there, I wanted to send a super duper uber big thanks out to everyone that came to wish Lisa Happy Birthday and made the festivities of Friday, December 30th a great success. I hosted 7 live performers including Institute For Creative Dying (Paul Michael Schaefer of Wa... Read more

Valentine's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Incarceration often prevents, families, friends and lovers from spending Valentine's Day together so Prison Pipeline hosts wanted to create a way to use the KBOO airwaves to connect people through messages of love. On the day before Valentine's Day Prison Pipeline will host... Read more

Disability Solidarity with TL Lewis

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
This week we're talking to social justice engineer, activist-attorney, and founder of HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities), Talila "TL" Lewis. We talk about deafness and disability in relation to the school-to-prison pipeline, disability solida... Read more

It's 2017. The drug war continues.

Airs at: Sun, 01/01/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Mason Tvert with MPP on adult social use marijuana legalization, Yuri Fedotov with UNODC on Afghanistan opium, plus new research from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and a few words from travel guru and NORML board member Rick Steves. Read more

A Look Back on 2016

Airs at: Fri, 12/30/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
To close out the year, we'll play some memorable moments from 2016 episodes, including Danica Brown on transformative direct action at Standing Rock, Leslie Gregory on racism as a public health threat, Kiki Nicole with Unchaste Readers on erasure with their blackout poetry ... Read more