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The State of Black Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
    The State of Black Oregon was published earlier this month by the Urban League of Portland. The report contains a stark inventory of statistics that show a persistent gap in living standards between black and white Oregonians – a gap that is growing wider as a result of... Read more

Street Roots: Dignity, Cash, and Community

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
This month on the Recovery Zone, Street Roots Managing Editor Joanne Zuhl  and Vendor Coordinator Art Garcia  discuss how this nonprofit grassroots newspaper operates as a catalyst for social change, while providing dignity, cash and a sense of community to people who are e... Read more

Goldman Sachs lives high on the taxpayer dole

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2009 at 5:00pm
 Goldman Sachs lives high on the taxpayer dole  Hosted by: Abe Proctor  (Joe Uris is on vacation)   Abe digs in to a smokin' hot piece in Rolling Stone by Matt Taibbi, about how Goldman Sachs -- and a who's-who cast of Goldman alumni -- has for years engineered speculativ... Read more

Closing Portland's Affordable Housing Gap

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The real estate bubble may have burst but many Portlanders still find homeownership beyond their reach. Even with today's lower housing costs, affordable housing for a family earning the median family income ($66,900) would be priced at $200,000 - a price limited to very fe... Read more

ComCal

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 30 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 30 2009 Jobs with Justice and St. Charles Church will hold a Neighborhood Town Hall on the Economic Crisis today, Tuesday, June 30 at St. Charles Church, 5310 NE 42nd Avenue to disc... Read more

Voices from the Edge 06/25/2009

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Hosted by: Dave Mazza, joannb Closing Portland's affordable housing gap: a talk with Portland Community Land Trust The real estate bubble may have burst but many Portlanders still find homeownership beyond their reach. Even with today's lower housing costs, affordable hous... Read more

Community Calendar Tues June 16 2009

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 16 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009 The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil L... Read more

What do Lents residents really think of Randy Leonard's baseball stadium deal?

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
At last month's meeting of the Lents Neighborhood Association, Portland City Commissioner Randy Leonard told a less than enthusiastic audience that "Having a Triple A baseball stadium would be the best thing we could ever have happen in Lents." While criticism of the stadiu... Read more

City Council report 6/10/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In today’s Portland City Council meeting, the council agreed to give twenty five thousand dollars to the Albina Ministerial Alliance to help support one hundred fifty survivors of Hurricane Katrina who relocated to Portland in 2005. The Council also approved nearly two hund... Read more

What do Lents residents really think of Randy Leonard's baseball deal?

At last month's meeting of the Lents Neighborhood Association, Portland City Commissioner Randy Leonard told a less than enthusiastic audience that "Having a Triple A baseball stadium would be the best thing we could ever have happen in Lents." While criticism of the stadiu... Read more