Housing/Homelessness

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Housing Activists Stand up for Accountability in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 03/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
   The City council of New Orleans voted last night to criminalize homelessness -- just two months after deciding to demolish thousands of undamaged, affordable public housing units. Housing activists have called the latest move an outrage that targets the poorest survivo... Read more

Restorative Listening Project: Forum on Gentrification in North Portland

Airs at: Mon, 03/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Last night the Restorative Listening Project held an open public forum on gentrification at the First AME Zion Church in north Portland.    The project attempts to address some of the effects of gentrification and development with open communication within neighborhoods.  Read more

New Management In Southwest Portland Increases Evictions

Airs at: Wed, 02/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
   Tenants of Park Terrace Apartments on SW Park Avenue in Portland have faced steep rent increases, evictions and firings since Morris and Stevens took over as the management company. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Bruce Charles, who worked as the building's maintenan... Read more

Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Crystal Leighty interviews David Wann, co-author of Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic. (Berrett-Koehler Publishers) He’ll discuss his new book Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle.”  (St. Martin's Griffin) Read more

Seattle's Ineffective Plan for Homeless

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Seattle has a plan to get their homeless off the streets but Homeless advocates say that plan is not much of a plan at all. KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more  Read more

shelters for cold weather opened in portland

Airs at: Tue, 01/22/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
           When the temperatures drop to their lowest and the nights howl with the sounds of wind whipping through the trees, no one in Portland feels it more than the homeless and low income families.             Kboo’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Lisa Harwynne from the ... Read more

filmaker daniel wolff speaks on situation in new orleans

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Over the holiday weekend, a group of Portlanders gathered to commemorate Martin Luther King Day by screening a film on the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans.  Homeowners in the lower ninth ward have faced forced demolition of their homes, closure of public housing projects... Read more

La Revolucion Adentro - Los Misiones (Espanol)

Airs at: Sun, 08/26/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for

Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Independent Party Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer. Frohnmayer is a lawyer, author and ethicist. He served as Chairman of the National Endowment For The Arts during the first Bush administration. Read more