Prison

Interview with Juan Chavez of the OJRC -One Year into Covid 19 in Oregon's Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Juan Chavez of the OJRC on the topic of Covid 19 in Oregon state prisons one year into the pandemic.  With more than 3000 incarcerated persons infected with the Coronavirus and 42 dead, Covid 19 has been a deadly and terrifying pandemic that h... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, Policy Director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, an organization that promotes civil rights and improves legal representation for underserved communities.  Zach Winston discusses OJRC’s priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative ses... Read more

Most Death in Oregon Jails were People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for News In Depth
Karen James speaks with Liz Reetz, a public interest law fellow with Disability Rights Oregon, who just released her new report “Grave Consequences: How the Criminalization of Disability Leads to Deaths in Jail”.  The report revealed that most of the people who died in Oreg... Read more

Buscando America on 02/09/21

Airs at: Tue, 02/09/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión escuchamos  Cenotes Oniricos, una cápsula desde el desierto de Mojave con Blanca Villalobos y Elizabeth, sobre la importancia de conectar con los cielos obscuros y sin estrellas.  Desde Chile escuchamos Resiste Tierra sobre las manifestaciones que se han ... Read more

Legislators prioritize criminal justice reform and police accountability in 2021 session

Airs at: Tue, 02/02/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, criminal justice reform and police accountability are top of mind for many legislators. To learn more, KBOO's Karen James speaks with Senator Lew Frederick who represents North & Northeast Portland in the Oregon Legislature. Senato... Read more

Washington County Justice Initiative

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Malori Maloney, Minister of Information, with the Washington County Justice Initiative (WCJI).  WCJI was formed in 2020 by public defense providers to advocate ending racial, economic, and systemic violence in the Washington County criminal legal sys... Read more

Restraining Police

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Council on Criminal Justice Task Force on Policing recently released a set of policy assessments that advise lawmakers to ban chokeholds, prohibit or severely restrict the use of no-knock warrants, and require officers to intervene when they see peers and supervisors us... Read more

Local Advocates for Justice and Equality

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Panel discussion by five Portland area nonprofits working in the area of criminal justice reform. This virtual program titled Working for Change: a Panel of Local Advocates for Justice and Equality was held on January 23, 2021. This was one in a series of programs by the Be... Read more

Interview with Ethan Stout on Supporting Youth of Incarcerated Native Families

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Ethan Stout on Supporting Youth of Incarcerated Native Families.  Stout is the website manager and project coordinator for MyRedRoad.Com supporting youth of incarcerated Native families.  My Red Road is a collaboration between Stout and Bobby ... Read more

Outbreak at Two Rivers Prison raises concerns about alleged pandemic guideline neglect

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The United States has not done a particularly good job of handling the coronavirus, when compared to other countries. The state of Oregon has faired decently, compared to other states. But adherence to CDC guidelines for stopping the spread of the pandemic is challenging... Read more