KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY March 31 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009.
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization working for international solidarity and immigrant rights. This is a general meeting for anyone interested in Latin American Solidarity work, local immigrant rights work or fighting free trade agreements.
The Sister Circle Support Group meets Wed Apr 1 from 6pm to 8pm. The Sister Circle is a support group for women of color in Higher Education which meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays in the Women's Resource Center at PSU. 2:42 minutes (2.48 MB)
Cecil Prescod leads a discussion about public education in Oregon and the economic crisis. What does the future look like for Oregon schools? The guests from Stand for Children, Portland, are Rachel Langford, Director, and Mike Rosen, member.
finally posted: a conversation with student izzy and mr. adam, chaperone/founder of the leadership and entrepreneurship public charter school; or LEP high. the future of the school is in a vulnerable position, as the board of portland public schools may consider not renewing the school's charter.
Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.
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Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers leads to corrupt teaching practices. Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's wrong with this way of motivating people. (Illustration: Richard Downs)
In a program dedicated to teachers everywhere, Bread and Roses explores the amazing but true story of a teachers' rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico, that turned into a massive social justice movement. Host Carole Scholl will present music and interviews from Oaxaca, including stories from the infamous "March of Pots and Pans," in which thousands of women took over a major TV station. Renowned filmmaker Jill Freidberg will discuss her award-winning film about Oaxaca, A Little Bit of So Much Truth. www.corrugate.org
in this show, we honored the joy of the soundtrack, and we spoke with izzy berlin and mr. adam of the LEP charter school, about the actions taken by the students to keep the school open. AUDIO AND MORE INFORMATION UP SOON!!!
films (and how they've shaped us), plus issues which face us today...
tonight on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' we will be honoring the aural element of cinema: the score/soundtrack!!! let us take you make or engage you in sounds you've never heard before!!! we will also be playing some trailers from films as well!
and we will be discussing the possibility of a congressional vote on making home gardens illegal; as well as a vote here to close down a successful charter school. and yes.... there was another un-necessary shooting by police of an innocent black person, and we will discuss that! what are YOUR thoughts?
Bridget B.here, I'm set to host An Evening of Afrotainment this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of Black experience. I'll be at the helm on March 14 & 28, 2009 with Celeste hosting the show on March 21, & April 4, 2009.
Host Robyn Shanti speaks with Michael Shuman, economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur. Michael is a visionary leader in the field of community economic development and advisor for the Rural Development Initiatives' Connecting Oregon for Rural Entrepreneurship (CORE) project. Michael has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age. Shuman is Director of Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE),