Housing/Homelessness

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Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Teresa Alonso Leon Interview

Produced for Between Us
Teresa Alonso Leon is a democratic candidate for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why diversity and inclusion in everything from language to relationships is crucial to how she connects with her community, why she believes both in the 2... Read more

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sami Al-Abdrabbuh is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 4th US House district.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as an engineer, he will bring more critical thinking to legislation, why public school has a responsibility to teach all children common values of respect ... Read more

Christopher Mann Interview

Produced for Between Us
Christopher Mann is a republican who is running for Oregon's 1st US House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his stint as Executive Director of a non profit for Oregon vets, why he feels body cameras and better training will make police more accountable and why "ghost ... Read more

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for Oregon House District 28.  She talked with Sam Bouman about how redistricting caused her to lose the city of Tigard but in the end, it was the best outcome for the city, what working with the homeless issue has taught her about... Read more

Andrew Kalloch Interview

Produced for Between Us
Andrew Kalloch is a democrat who is running for Oregon's 4th US House District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how he'll balance the importance of climate change and economic opportunity in the communities of his district, why his plan, called "Claim Stat" for monitoring ... Read more

Understanding Homelessness

Understanding Homelessness is a show that illuminates the underlying causes of homelessness, explains systems that perpetuate it, explores innovative solutions, and shares stories from those with lived experiences. Portland State University Associate Professor Dr. Marisa Za... Read more

George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Street Roots Special Reporting Renter's Rights Project

Airs at: Wed, 04/06/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Piper McDaniel, an investigative reporter for Street Roots.  Street Roots taken on two new ambitious reporting projects focused on housing – instability, displacement, and holding the city accountable. In this episode, they discuss the ... Read more