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27 Questions To Make You Sweat: A Workout Guide for the Soul

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Who are you really?  Is your life ruled by fear, or is love the motor of your existence?          Gregg Sulzer is a certified life coach and author of "27 Questions to Make You Sweat: A Workout Guide for Your Soul".                                         Some of these qu... Read more

Before Women Had Choice

Produced for Between the Covers
Before Roe vs. Wade, whappened to women who got pregnant?  On Between the Covers Suzanne LaGrande interviews filmmaker, community activist and writer Lani Jo Leigh about her recently published memoir, Unfit: The Tale of One Pregnant Teen in the Bible Belt Before Women Had C... Read more

Healthcare, Part 1 with former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week’s topic is Healthcare, Part 1 with former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber. Dr. Kitzhaber is well known in Oregon and across the country for his expertise on health care and health policy. He has practiced as an emergency physician, served for 14 years in the Oregon... Read more

Mark Hass Interview

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Between Us
Senator Mark Hass is running for Oregon Secretary of State.  He seeks to fill the seat vacated by the death of Dennis Richardson.  He talks with Don Merrill about why he thinks the housing crisis and the homelessness crisis are not as connected as people believe, how he'll ... Read more

Before Women Had Choice

Airs at: Thu, 02/27/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Suzanne LaGrande interviews filmmaker, community activist and writer Lani Jo Leigh about her recently published memoir, Unfit: The Tale of One Pregnant Teen in the Bible Belt Before Women Had Choice. In the interview Lani Jo talks about what it was like to be get pregnant a... Read more

Braunwynn Franklin, Her Journey to Recovery

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Braunwynn Franklin, a Peer Support Specialist with a history of mental illness.  She served 10 years in a Michigan prison where she was mandated to treatment.  When she realized the prison could not provide her with the treatment she felt she ne... Read more

"Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say... Read more

William Miller Interview

Produced for Between Us
William Miller is running for District 50 in the Oregon House of Representatives.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his aunt brainwashed him to watch CNN as a six year old, his native American roots, and how, the causes he cares most about are really a part of a larger f... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more

Connecting Women Prisoners with Their Children

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Jessica Katz, director of the Family Preservation Project (FPP), and by Shanoa Williams and Vanessa Sherrod, both FPP alumni who were recently released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.  The Family Preservation Project , a program of the... Read more