Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

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Episode Archive

Bread and Roses on 01/25/13

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Fri, 01/25/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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How to raise awareness of racist practices using culturally responsive strategies?

Why is it important to raise awareness about racist practicies? Tune in for a conversation on the importance of using racially and culturally responsive teaching strategies in our public schools to insure that every student in public schools gets the same opportunities no matter their background. Live in the studio with three mothers, teachers and equity advocates working everyday to interrupt racism: Julie Palmer, Dawn Jackson, Barbara Stonecypher.


Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

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Bread and Roses on 01/18/13

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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day: "A DAy On, Not A Day Off!"

Martin Luther King Jr. 's Day: "A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

If you had plans to relax, sleep in and procrastinate on Monday January 21st, think again! As we celebrate the Birthday of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. let's honor his legacy with a day of service! Martin Luther King Jr. needs no introduction. We all know of his amazing accomplishments and about the change he and milions of people with him brought to this country. Let's celebrate his birthday by giving back to our community and contributing to better the world we live in!

Tune in to Bread and Roses to hear about tens of volunteer opportunities for MLK Day! We'll celebrate actions, movements and a changing world!

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

Bread and Roses on 01/11/13

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Canadian Indigenous Literature with guests Richard Van Camp and Keavy Martin

Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation from Fort Smith, NWT, Canada and the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed novel, The Lesser Blessed, (recently made into a film) and the new collection, Godless But Loyal To Heaven.

Keavy Martin is a assistant professor at the University of Alberta, Department of English and Film Studies, and the author of several publications and the new book, Stories In A New Skin: Approaches to Inuit Literature.

We'll discuss their writings and Aboriginal rights activism.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

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Bread and Roses on 01/04/13

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Fri, 01/04/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Revolutionary resolutions

Revolutionary resolutions: Peace on earth? Equality for all? Big ideas take small actions. Call in with the small things you've thought of doing this year to make our world a happier place. We'll also reflect on the positives of 2012.

Bread and Roses on 12/28/12

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Fri, 12/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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2012 Stories that Make You Think

Join hosts Lela Prewitt and Carole Scholl for an hour of remembering 2012 and gearing up for the New Year. Call in and share the stories that got you thinking this year be it a book, news headline, movie, or music. Were you changed, inspired, sustained this year? Share your thoughts with the Bread & Roses community as we welcome the light of longer days and the coming New Year.

Bread and Roses on 12/21/12

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Fri, 12/21/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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YES! Youth Ending Slavery a local group of youth working to end modern day slavery

YES, Youth Ending Slavery on Bread and Roses.

Started by a group of high schooler in Portland, OR this organization brings awareness to issues of modern day slavery and traficking happening in the world but also in the Portland area. Tune in to learn more about the victims/slaves and the schemes that are put in place to trap them. We'll also hear what the youth of our city through YES are doing to end modern day slavery!

To find out more about Youth Ending Slavery visit http://www.youthendingslavery.org/

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

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Bread and Roses on 12/14/12

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Fri, 12/14/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Dr. Gordon-Nembhard on African American owned co-ops.

Dr. Gordon Nembhard on African American owned co-ops and the power of community based economic strategies.

Bread and Roses on 12/07/12

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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Bread and Roses welcomes author Sandra Cisneros.

Bread and Roses welcomes Sandra Cisneros, internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street.  Her new illustrated novel, Have You Seen Marie? was written in the wake of her mother's death and explores the netherworld between loss and healing, and the spiritual awareness that can only enter a heart that has been broken open. 

We discuss her work, writer's life, and experiences as a self-described "chingona" (a strong, independent woman) despite societal, cultural and familial pressure to conform to traditional gender roles.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

"How to Be a Chingona in Ten Easy Steps" by Sandra Cisneros

Bread and Roses on 11/30/12

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Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Living a Plastic Free Life. Is it Possible?
My plastic free life with Beth Terry

Who can Live without Plastic?

Beth Terry is giving it her best effort. In 2007 she committed to stop buying any new plastic and to educate herself and the world about the alternatives to the plastic in our lives. Beth blogs at http://myplasticfreelife.com/ previously known as www.fakeplasticfish.com. She has written a book about her adventure Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, a practical guide to ridding your life—and the planet—of plastic.

Host Delphine Criscenzo interviews Beth Terry about the challenges of getting rid of plastic and about the incredible positive impact it has had on her life.

Bread and Roses on 11/23/12

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Fri, 11/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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World Pulse

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Fri, 03/08/2013

Rachael Maddock-Hughes, Program Director for World Pulsel talks about the impact of this local non-profit on women of the world and shares volunteer opportunities.

World Pulse is an action media network powered by women from 190 countries. We believe that when women are heard, they will change the world.

www.worldpulse.com

Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

  • Title: World Pulse
  • Length: 18:42 minutes (42.81 MB)
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"The Last Clinic" documentary film by Maisie Crow.

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Fri, 03/08/2013

Maisie Crow, a photographer and film maker talks about her newest documentary film entitled “The Last Clinic” about the last women’s health clinic performing abortions in Mississippi. The state of Mississippi has recently enacted a law which threatens to close the Jackson’s women health organization, the last abortion clinic in the state in an effort to create “an abortion free state.” Maisie Crow talks to us about the law, the clinic, through the eyes of the many people she features in her film.

Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

 

  • Title: The Last Clinic
  • Date: 0503
  • Year: 2013
  • Length: 18:48 minutes (43.05 MB)
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YES, Youth Ending Slavery on Bread and Roses

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Sat, 12/22/2012

YES, Youth Ending Slavery on Bread and Roses.

Started by a group of high schooler in Portland, OR this organization brings awareness to issues of modern day slavery and traficking happening in the world but also in the Portland area. Listen to learn more about the victims/slaves and the schemes that are put in place to trap them. You'll also hear what the youth of our city through YES are doing to end modern day slavery!

To find out more about Youth Ending Slavery visit http://www.youthendingslavery.org/

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

Like Bread and Roses on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KbooBreadRosesWomensNews?ref=hl

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Nov 30th Bread and Roses

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Sun, 11/04/2012

Tonight we talk about plastic

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Let's Take a Walk with Laura O. Foster

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Fri, 07/13/2012

Portland like you've never seen it! Laura O. Foster takes us on a tour of the City! Laura is the author of numerous books about Portland including Portland Hill Walks, The Portland Stairs Book, Portland City Walks and Walk There. She has been writing about Oregon since 2001, after careers as a commercial banker, technical writer, and book editor. Raised in suburban Chicago, she moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1989. With the enthusiasm of a former flatlander, she writes about topics such as Portland’s public stairways, parks, neighborhoods, and urban planning, the animals and people of the Oregon Zoo, recycled paint, and Oregon geology, ethnobotany, natural areas, and native plants. She introduces us to new ways of exploring Portland and to the folklore and history you city's neighborhoods. Portland is a "walking Mecca" she says!

Hosted and Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

  • Title: Laura O. Foster
  • Length: 49:56 minutes (45.71 MB)
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Cory Kirshner-Lira on Fat Activism and the "Obesity Crisis"

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Fri, 06/22/2012

Cory hails from Portland, Oregon. She is a queer fierce fat femme, a cultural worker and educator. Her cultural work predominantly focuses on intersectionality and visibility within identity politics and social justice. Cory specifically dedicates her time to issues of fat identity, mujerisma, LGBTQ and racial justice, Latin@ visibility, and school/education reform. She is one of the founders of Eugene Sudbury School. Cory currently coaches students in their first year of college, writes for several blogs/websites and presents her workshop series on fat activism/identity, QTPOC intersectionality, mujerisma, environmental justice, social media social justice, and critical lenses on allyship. Contact her at corylira@gmail.com

Hosted by Samantha Taylor.

Desiree Helleger: No Room on her own

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Wed, 06/20/2012

Desiree Hellegers is Co-Director of the Center for Social and Environmental Justice, Associate Chair and Associate Professor of English at Washington State University, Vancouver. She is an active member of various advocacy organizations and her writing has appeared in such publications as Counterpunch.
Her book "No Room of Her Own- Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death, and Resistance" is an oral history collection and brings together interviews with fifteen women who share the common experience of homelessness. All the interviews were conducted in Seattle, Washington between 1991 and 2008, but the women's stories zigzag across the country. The narrators recount stories of growing up in the south at the tail end of Jim Crow, of growing up gay and Black in the Pacific Northwest in the 1960s, and of surviving childhood molestation in Harlan, Kentucky in the 1970s. The stories illuminate the part that gender roles play in ensnaring women in cycles of domestic abuse and homelessness. They speak to the physical stresses of homelessness, and the toll it takes on bodies already weakened by high blood pressure, strokes, sickle cell anemia, and epilepsy and the routine threats of physical violence that homeless women in particular encounter on the street. At the same time, however, the stories challenge liberal myths about homeless people, and homeless women in particular, as vulnerable and dependent people worthy perhaps of sympathy but judged to be socially disorganized, disaffiliated and disempowered.

Toxic Beauty

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Wed, 06/20/2012

The popularity of nail salons and beauty spas is very high. But how much of the beauty we buy is toxic? And what are the work conditions like behind the aroma-therapeutic fog?
A conversation with Lisa Fu, Program Director for the Californian Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative. She introduces us to the mostly immigrant women who work in the salons, to their work conditions and to the toxic substances both they and their customers are exposed to. We explore what can be done to improve that reality.
We also discuss the conditions in the local Aveda-branded Dosha salons and spas. Madelyn Elder, President of Communications Workers of America Local 7901, talks about violations of federal labor law and the response by the owner and management when workers decided to unionize. We also visit Aveda Beauty Schools.

Portland Lesbian Choir, 25 years of community activism!

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Fri, 06/15/2012

Portland Lesbian Choir members Sparky, Kai and Cindy remember the early years of the choir and its accomplishments over the years. They describe their exciting upcoming 25th anniversary concert celebration and after-party: Don't Stop Believing! Finally they discuss Oregon's fights around LGBTQ rights and recent national victories.

For more information about the choir and their celebration concert visit www.plchoir.org

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo

Koreen Brown on culturally responsive and relevant instructional practices.

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Fri, 06/08/2012

Koreen Brown discusses the importance of providing cultural and racial equity to Portland Public School's students experiencing significant mental health concerns as well as the findings of her academic research on Mexican American males counter stories of educational success.

Koreen is a vice principal for Portland Public School's Dart Program or Day and Residential Treatment Program where she is a strong advocate and leader for racial equity. She is also a doctoral student at Lewis and Clark College in the Educational Leadership for Social Justice Program. Her research is on the Mexican American adolescent males counter stories.

Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo.

Contact Koreen Brown with questions or comments at kbrown2@pps.net

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WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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