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Join hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande and live guests from grassroots activist movements both near and far, speaking on what’s happening, what should happen next and where you come in. We’ll also hold a seat for new KBOO volunteers joining us in Studio 2 as they learn the ropes of media. That’s every Wednesday morning at 9am on KBOO Community Radio, 90.7FM in Portland, 91.9 FM Hood River, 104.3 FM Corvallis/Albany, plus 24/7 on the nimble and convenient KBOO Radio App for iphones and Androids

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Trauma-Responsive Discourses

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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Creator of The Wake, Brittany Wake is an equity, diversity, and inclusion trainer, consultant, and counselor specializing in multiculturalism. She is passionate about mental health and wellness, breaking barriers from marginalization, and healing trauma and she loves engagi... Read more

Partnership for Safety and Justice, YOUtH

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Today, on the Radio Activist, hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande will interview Deputy Director Shannon Wight and  Amy Davidson,  Crime Survivor Program Director from the Partnership for Safety and Justice. In the second half of the hour, we'll be speaking with S. Renee... Read more

Stopping Gun Violence in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Today Penny Okamoto from Ceasefire Oregon will talk about the group's efforts to prevent gun violence by advocating effective gun laws. She will also discuss the new fire-arm related legislation that has been introduced into the 2019 legislature, including Student Bill, SB ... Read more

Art to Show the Impact of Gun Violence: The Soul Box Project

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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On October 1, 2017 a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and wounding 441. When TVs, phones and radios blew up with the news, how many of us turned away, thinking, "I can't face this again." After we heard the numbers, learned... Read more

Rev. Mark Knutson on Proposed Oregon Assault Rifle Ban

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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This week on The RadioActivist, our guest is Rev. Mark Knutson of the Augustana Lutheran Church. He’ll be speaking on the Lift Every Voice Oregon Interfaith Campaign Vigil and Rally Sunday, Jan. 27, in support of two new bills in the state legislature to ban assault rifle s... Read more

PlayWrite: Social Transformation Through Drama

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande interview Bruce Livingston, Executive Director of PlayWrite, Coach/actor Victor Mack and playwright Jaclyn, from Mt. Scott LC High School.  PlayWrite brings professional coaches and actors together with youth to write and direct their own ch... Read more

Tune in and get active!

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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At 9am hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande have an update with the Portland Parents Union. The PPU has been organizing their base over the past few months with activism trainings and workshops in support of school kids facing racial profiling and push out in the classroo... Read more

The RadioActivist on 12/26/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Download audio file is waiting for your campaign to gather DIY video testimony and use it to push for social change

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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What if someone created an online platform just for politically impacted communities at the grassroots to tell your stories of impact with an eye towards policy or social change? It’s here, it’s free, and it’s called Learn how it works with hosts Lisa Loving and ... Read more

Up and Over + StreetBooks: grassroots groups helping vulnerable people today

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Today on The Radio Activist, at 9am hosts Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview youth educator and mental health advocate Javonnie Shearn about her current winter coat drive for teenagers, her work on the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and as vice chair of the ... Read more