Housing/Homelessness

Political Perspectives on 12/07/11

program date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011

Gentrification in Portland: A Special Program

As Portland becomes a destination for young creatives to find homes and work, minority communities are being "gentrified out" of the city. North and Northeast Portland have lost people of color as housing costs in those areas have increased.

49:45 minutes (45.54 MB)

Evening News - Occupy Portland Live Stream - 11-11-11 Part 3 of 3

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011

On the eve of the eviction, occupiers and supporters react to the impending action by the city, where the movement has been and where it is going.  Hear about this historic moment in time from the people who were there!

51:29 minutes (47.14 MB)

Evening News - Occupy Portland Live Stream - 11-11-11 Part 2 of 3

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011

On the eve of the eviction, occupiers and supporters react to the impending action by the city, where the movement has been and where it is going.  Hear about this historic moment in time from the people who were there!

40:48 minutes (37.35 MB)

Evening News - Occupy Portland Live Stream - 11-11-11 Part 1 of 3

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011

On the eve of the eviction, occupiers and supporters react to the impending action by the city, where the movement has been and where it is going.  Hear about this historic moment in time from the people who were there!

65:02 minutes (59.54 MB)

Occupy Portland/Communities of Color meetings

program date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011

 Host Lisa Loving's guests is local activist Jamilah Bourdon who attended the first Occupy Portland / Communities of Color meeting, and Keller Henry, from Occupy Portland.

57:39 minutes (52.79 MB)

Portland nurse travels to the Gaza Strip

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza. Maxine Fookson, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Portland, is the Oregon PSR representative of this group.

Maxine Fookson will join KBOO host Jenka Soderberg at 11 am on Monday December 5th to report back on her trip to Gaza.

Maxine's blog post from October 22nd, begins:

28:53 minutes (26.44 MB)

Occupy Foreclosed Home Action in Portland

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/06/2011

 

4:04 minutes (3.72 MB)

Talk Radio on 12/07/11

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Wed, 12/07/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Occupy Portland/Communities of Color meetings

Lisa's guest is local activist Jamilah Bourdon who attended the first Occupy Portland/Communities of Color meeting. She reports back on what's on the table there.

Political Perspectives on 12/07/11

Air date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Gentrification in Portland: A Problem for Minorities or the Natural Evolution of a City

Gentrification in Portland: A Special Program

As Portland becomes a destination for young creatives to find homes and work, minority communities are being "gentrified out" of the city. North and Northeast Portland have lost people of color as housing costs in those areas have increased.

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews local black community leaders Clifford Walker of the Oregon Commission for Black Affairs and Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick, whose district includes North and Northeast Portland,   about the causes of gentrification and whether it is a normal part of the evolution is a normal part of the evolution of a city.

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