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Got gloves/gowns/masks to donate to Oregon hospitals? Here's where/when you can donate in Portland Thursday March 26th: The US Senate has passed a $2.2 trillion bill to provide relief from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The bill provides seventeen billion dollars to Boeing corpo... Read more

Activism in the Time of COVID-19

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As we all hunker down in social isolation, in hope of staving off the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, how do we maintain our connections to community and social activism? Since KBOO has shut down all volunteer operations, we are producing our programming from our homes or o... Read more

Local COVID-19 measures don't go far enough, says Portland DSA

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  While local governments have taken some strong measures to attempt to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 closures, the Portland Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), say it's not enough. Portland DSA has called on Mayor Ted Wheeler and Governor Kate Brown to put an immed... Read more

Rent strike in Portland as a response to the economic crisis?

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    PDX Rent Strike, a newly formed coalition, has called for an April first rent strike in the wake of the economic meltdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Randall, an organizer with the group, join Paul by phone to talk about what a rent strike is and what their group... Read more

Oregon legislature prepares plan to address COVID-19 impacts

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Oregon legislature has formed a joint committee for addressing COVID-19 in the state. The legislative package will attempt to offer relief for those impacted by coronavirus, ranging from those in hospital having contracted the infection to those who are out of work b... Read more

Talking animal agriculture and COVID-19 corona virus with Texan animal rights activist Sarah Weldon

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Sarah Weldon is a former hunter and longtime animal rights activist, who among other actions has participated in Meat the Victims and worked with Vegan Outreach, a nonprofit organization working to end violence towards animals by reaching the people who are motivated enough... Read more

Lebanese Cinema on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Portlander Noor-Petra Hamiel is on hand to discuss Lebanese cinema, including the recent Capernaum. Noor is a native of the country, and in Portland is a caterer and restauranteur, but also an avid film viewer. She joins Mona and the rest for a wide-ranging discussion.      Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 3/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
We're all sheltering in place in the neighborhood, and keeping our social distance. So today's show is originating from Mr. Jones's home, where there's more Passover matzoh than toilet paper. Fortunately, we have a microphone, an Internet connection, and a computer running ... Read more

60' & 70's Mexican Rock Singles and More

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 10:00pm - Sat, 03/28/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
  We have prepared for you an entertaining show with mostly Mexican Rock singles from the sixties and seventies, and a few surprises, like The Mary Jets, for many the first all girl rock band, from 1957; they were all graduates from the National School of Music. Also, Yoxa ... Read more

Oversight, Transparency & Accountability for Oregon District Attorneys

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews David Rogers, Executive Director of ACLU of Oregon, about his 2019 report “A Peek Behind The Curtain: Shining Some Light on District Attorney Policies in Oregon” and promotes HB 3224, passed in the 2019 Oregon Legislature, that requires every district... Read more

Simply Mindful

Airs at: Sun, 04/19/2020 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Donald Altman is the author of the new book, Simply Mindful: A 7-week course and personal handbook for mindful living. Donald Altman is a psychotherapist, an award-winning author, and a former Buddhist monk. Featured in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in The Living Spiri... Read more

Oregon #COVID19 Resource List

To add resources to this list, email web@kboo.fm Advocacy & Mutual Aid Efforts Link Type PDX Covid19 Mutual Aid Facebook group shorturl.at/cuKM8 Local group forming to support community members with free food delivery, support ... Read more

COVID19 Info for KBOO Volunteers

KBOO volunteers: We want to first thank you for your support as we implement some operational changes in response to the COVID-19 state-wide mandate issued by Governor Kate Brown on 3/12/20. As a result, our collective decision is to practice social distancing necessary to... Read more