REAP, Inc. is a local Portland community organization that exists to be a gateway of opportunities and resources that will lead youth, individuals and communities to a pathway of empowerment, increased success and leadership.
Sunshine Dixon, Creative Strategies Director of REAP, and student leader Sable Scott were two REAP Representatives at the Voices 2011, Spring Benefit Social event on Thursday, April 7th. They conducted interviews with business leaders, elected officials, educators, and REAP students about the importance of the program, and about their personal experiences with REAP.
This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann Bowman discusses the upcoming Portland Public School measures on the May 17th 2011 ballot to: Renovate, rebuild, update safetly features in schools, and pay for teaching positions. Measures 26-121 and 26-122.
Debate on Measure 26-121 a bond for Portland Public Schools renovation
Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey host a debate on Measure 26-121 a bond for the Portland Public Schools to update and renovate public school buildings. Representative from Portlanders for Schools, (for the Measure), and from Learning Now, Buildings Later, (against the measure), will be the guests. The election is Tuesday, May 17th.
Wednesday Morning Talk Radio host Lisa Loving speaks with Patrik Angstrom Poore of a new company that puts Spanish speakers together with English speakers so both groups can learn the language they want.
Oregon lawmakers are considering several bills aimed at sex-trafficking, including tougher sentences and fines, publicizing names of johns, and detention of child prostitutes. This week, Jo Ann and Dave took a look at these bills and at other strategies for stopping sexual exploitation of Oregon youth.
At least they're consistent. Abe and Joe look at the GOP's latest assault on women.
They're as predictable as the tides. Back in control of the U.S. House and statehouses across the land, the Republicans have returned to their age-old crusade -- smacking down uppity women everywhere. Abe and Joe look at the landslide of new laws and pendinglegislation that is chipping away at women's equality and reproductive rights.
Both It Takes a Village and Community Grooves are off today. You can hear them at 11AM on Friday April 22nd. Instead today we’ll hear another installment of the series "Building a Powerful Left" with Eric Mann, Isabel Garcia, Frances Fox Piven, Patricia Torres and Derek Jensen.
The guest is Joshua Foer author of the new book MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. The book has been described as science journalism wrapped around an adventure story.