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Support for Domestic Violence Survivors in the Portland Area

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Out of the Streets of Portland is a podcast focused on sharing the stories of people who are currently or formerly homeless in our community, and helping navigate the systems and services that the Joint Office of Homeless Services and its partners either have in place, or a... Read more

Street Roots Spring Anthology revists reporting from last six months

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Mic: Kanani Cortez, Street Roots Digital Producer We speak with Kanani about the Spring Anthology Volume 1, and look back at some of Street Roots' reporting from the past 6 months.  More information at streetroots.org Read more

Libraries as Grammar Schools of the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks on them and the utopian potential of their sharing ethos.  We hear audio from Mariame Kabe on the podcast Death Panel speaking to how librarie... Read more

Rahab's Sisters on Creating a Place where Everyone Can Hang Out

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests live in the studio today are Desireeee Eden Ocampo and Audrey Voon from Rahab’s Sisters. They have a benefit coming up: a Galentine’s Day evening of collective singing + soul care to honor women and femmes and raise funds for Portland-based nonprofit Rahab’s Sist... Read more

Hannah Wallace and Aaron Avery from the Sunnyside Shower Project

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Sunnyside Shower Project is a community program of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Community Cares (SNACC) Committee offering showers to neighbors in SE Portland. The Groves Church has generously opened up their shower facilities for houseless neighbors to use three ... Read more

Jan McManus of We Shine on tiny villages for underserved communities

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Jan McManus from We Shine. They are a grassroots nonprofit of neighbors from north, northeast and southeast working together to help find better solutions for people experiencing houselessness in Portland. We Shine designs, builds, and operates neighborhood-bas... Read more

Safer Consumption Sites Save Lives

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Consumption Sites Save Lives. In Canada, activists and harm reduction advocates are organizing to resist closure of overdose prevention sites across the province of Ontario. We hear from Nick Boyce with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition,... Read more

Rene Denfeld, author of Sleeping Giants

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's hour-long Winter Membership Drive special, we welcome Rene Denfeld, author of the new novel Sleeping Giants, from Harper Collins. Rene’s previous novels include The Butterfly Girl and The Child Finder, which feature private investigator Naomi Cottle, aka the Chil... Read more

Kenton Women's Village: A Model of Community Support

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
On this episode of Out of the Streets of Portland, in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we are featuring the story and work of Kenton Women’s Village. This village was opened in the Kenton neighborhood in June of 2017 - the second village-style ... Read more

Portland’s Houselessness System is Failing LGBTQ+ People

Airs at: Tue, 03/05/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, March 5th as we talk with Katie Cox of the Equi Institute and Debra Porta of Pride Northwest about a new report on how Portland's houselessness system is failing LGBTQ+ people.   A coalition of Portland no... Read more