In the nation of India, deaf activists are organizing to challenge the discrimination they face. In March, a deaf teenager was raped and killed, and just this week, a deaf child was badly beaten by a teacher in India for failing to understand an assignment. KBOO’s Sarika Mehta produced this report about the situation in India for deaf people:
The full version of this story aired on KBOO’s Political Perspectives last week. You can find it here.
7:55 minutes (7.24 MB)
KBOO reporters Don Merrill and Joe Meyer teamed up to interview all eleven Portland School Board candidates.
The goals of this project were two: To have a great process and to provide an audio resource for voters with 2 minutes to 10 hours of candidate research time.
The school board oversees hundreds of millions of dollars, valuable land throughout the city, and the education of fifty thousand of our most precious little assets. Please take a few minutes to cast a more informed vote! Ballots are due May 19th.