Community Building

A World Without Police: Interview with Geo Maher

Airs at: Thu, 10/21/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
If police are the problem, what’s the solution? Geo Maher's new book, A World without Police, offers concrete strategies for confronting and breaking police power, as a first step toward building community alternatives that make the police obsolete. Surveying the post-prot... Read more

The People's Depot provides bottle redemption for and by canners

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Canning, the collecting kind, is an important source of income for many people, but the locations and options for where to exchange cans and bottles shrunk when the COVID pandemic hit. The People's Depot has grown to fill that gap, providing bottle redemption centers by ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more

Readers on the Street

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Diana Rempe and Sharon Grant discuss the history of Street Books, the library-on-bikes program for the unhoused in Portland and the formative relationships that develop because of it. Read more

Co-housing collaborative Our Home opens new space

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The inclusive community collaborative Our Home is opening a new co-housing space in St. Johns. Their goal is to create inclusive and diverse cohousing communities consisting of families who have the opportunity for home-ownership and include individuals often seen as ‘at... Read more

Working Out in Recovery

Airs at: Sun, 10/10/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Produced for Recovery Recap
I was taught in recovery that there are 5 basic things we do to have a successful program including:  1. Get a sponsor 2. Work the steps 3. Be of service 4. Go to meetings 5. Find a higher power.  For some of us there is a 6th basic thing we do for success in recovery and t... Read more

Hope, Healing, and Drug Policy Revolution

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and decriminalizing people who use drugs: a conversation with Petra Schulz, a co-founder of Moms Stop The Harm. Moms Stop The Harm Read more

The Gap: Interview with Remy Drabkin on Newberg School Board Ban and Hidden Talents

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Remy Drabkin, Council President in McMinnville, among other titles. Remy has been very involved in the advocacy work against the Newberg School Board's move to ban Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from schools. She... Read more

Speaking Truth to Power

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Science has been under attack in a big way for the past few years. But while most of us are focusing on right wing attacks on mainstream science such as climate chaos and Covid vaccines, there is a longer history of scientists who are persecuted for challenging mainstream p... Read more

Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative to hold listening sessions on community needs from police

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  September 21st is the International Day of Peace, as set by the United Nations. To celebrate, the Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative or IPAC held a press conference, observed a moment of silence for those lost to violence, and announced their Portland Pe... Read more