Social Services

KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.


Memory Activism: The Panther Platform, Police & Prisons

Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Damaris Webb, Bruce Poinsette and Michael Bernard Stevenson Jr. from The Vanport Mosaic, a local organization celebrating Black History Month with special community discussions on prisons and policing.   The community organizing event  featured th... Read more

Methamphetamine and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 02/22/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Methamphetamine and Harm Reduction. We hear from Doctor Gabriela Barbaglia, Senior Medical Officer of the Prevention and Care of Substance Abuse Service and a professor at Pompeu Fabra University, and Ester Aranda, Manager of Harm Reduction Pro... Read more

The State of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 02/15/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: The State of Harm Reduction. We hear about the State of Harm Reduction Services in the US from Corey Davis, Director of the Harm Reduction Legal Project, and Mark Jenkins, Founder and Executive Director of the Connecticut Harm Reductio... Read more

Unlocking The Gates

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Unlocking the Gates – a conversation with Doctor Heather Palis, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, at the BC Centre for Disease Control, and BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, ... Read more

Harm Reduction in Oregon and California

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services. We hear from Oregon State Representative Maxine Dexter, MD, lead sponsor of House Bill 2395, the Opioid Harm Re... Read more

Defending Our Gains, Advancing Further Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Legislature's 2023 session is underway. Measure 110 reforms and other good, effective, humane policies are under threat by drug war zealots along with some well-intentioned yet sadly misguided souls. To learn more about this year's legislative session, host Doug ... Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer

Airs at: Wed, 01/18/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer. The city of San Francisco continues to discuss the implementation of safe consumption spaces. We hear Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint NYC, and Doctor Alex Kral from RTI Internat... Read more

Remembering Jeff Steinborn

Airs at: Wed, 01/11/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Remembering Jeffrey Steinborn. Jeffrey Steinborn was an attorney, a marijuana legalizer, and social justice revolutionary in the city of Seattle who passed away in early January. On this edition of Century we’ll hear an interview with Jeff from... Read more

Aid & Assist: Perspective from the Bench

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Judge Nan Waller of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, who serves as Judge for the Mental Health Court and also manages the Aid and Assist docket for the county court. The U.S. Constitution declares that a person cannot be held in jail without ... Read more

What Really Works

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston questions Mayor London Breed’s commitment to harm reduction and overdose prevention. Plus, Paula Migliardi, a Program Specialist in Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction for the Winnipeg Regional Health Auth... Read more