Community Building


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Taela Smith of City Repair Project talks to us about Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  This Saturday 02/25 is the deadline to send your proposal to For more information, email:   If you'd like to get connected, there are weekly meetings on Wednesdays, 5:30pm  BridgeSpace 133 SE Madison       Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more


Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
It’s no secret that the war in Gaza is alienating progressive voters who were already disaffected with the Biden campaign. The Uncommitted movement, though, offers progressives a way to push back on Gaza without conceding the election to Donald Trump. Join Traci and Abe for... Read more

Environmental Justice Change-makers are making it happen: Interviews with Oregon non-profit leaders

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Earth Day 2024 special programming   ______ KBOO's Althea Billings catches up with the environmental justice change-makers in our community. She speaks with Audie Paulus and Tim Elder from Wild Salmon Center, Kristina Lefever from the Pollinator Project Rogue Valley, Ja... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee April 21st, 2024

Airs at: Sun, 04/21/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  In this episode we consider the distinction between Values, Beliefs, and Attitudes as Diggers understand them. We also look at the riddle of life through the lens of The Passover Rite, and apotropaic ritual more generally with a lot of good music from Clara Ward, Toshiyu... Read more

Zenith's Planned Expansion Brings New Threats

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After promising to ditch crude oil, documents show that Zenith Energy intends to expand its Portland, OR, terminal while continuing to handle fossil fuels. The amount of liquid fuels passing through the terminal is projected to increase more than 2.5 times above 2022 levels... Read more

Organizing with JVP-PDX

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  As the genocide in Gaza continues into its sixth month, activists and groups in solidarity with Palestinian freedom continue to organize for a cease-fire and an end to US military support for Israel. Journalist Kevin Foster talks with Zia Laboff, an organizer with Jewish... Read more

Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Urban League PDX to host candidate forums ahead of May 21st Primary

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we speak with the Urban League of Portland Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Jennifer Parish Taylor, about the organization's upcoming candidate forums ahead of the May 21st primary.  2024 Primary Election Virtual Candidate F... Read more

Tree Sitting in the Poor Windy Timber Sale

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On April 1, forest defenders launched a tree sit to stop old growth logging on federal Bureau of Land Management land in Southern Oregon. They are opposing the Poor Windy timber sale, which targets thousands of acres of mature and old growth forest. The timber sale is just ... Read more