Housing/Homelessness

Homeless, Not Hopeless

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Chivers talks with Karen Morrison, founder and director of Odyssey World International Education Services, a Black-led non-profit that has built a network of community partnerships to support refugee and immigrant families. They discuss the ways that homeless and BIPO... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Ecological Equity: Most U.S. North Americans support climate action but manage to repress the knowledge that saving a habitable planet from climate roasting will require international coo... Read more

Measure 110: Disrupting the Criminal Legal System

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, a conversation with Ron Williams, Outreach Director for the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act; plus we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist for the Prison Pol... Read more

Iron Tribe Network

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Iron Tribe emerged from the vision of two men as they served time in Oregon prison.  Upon release from prison they fulfilled their commitment to develop an innovative and effective transitional housing solution for others re-entering their communities after involvement with... Read more

Labor Radio on 10/18/21 - Eviction Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland take a look back at the end of the federal government's eviction moratorium, and what Congress and local governments have done since to help keep working and unemployed Americans in their homes. They also share information about ... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 10/17/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/17/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  At the pivot from Libra to Scorpio we take a look back at some early critiques of private property from John Ball and Wat Tyler in 1381; the Diggers in 1649; and Portland's own Jack Reed who passed from the corporeal on this date in 1920. 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

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

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more