Housing/Homelessness

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

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

 

4:04 minutes (3.72 MB)

Talk Radio on 12/07/11

Air date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
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
Short Description: 
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.

Occupy, Women and Homelessness

program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

Laurie Mercier talks with Desiree Hellegers. Desiree spent time working in women's homeless shelters in the 1980s and she describes listening to them tell their stories. She says of her new book about homeless women, based in part on that experience, that "she wanted to explore oral history in this book as a vehicle for trying to convey some of that complex life experience and that sort of really, kind of you know, range of insights - from political insights, to philosophical and theological perspectives that women brought to bear on their own lives and also on civil society and the US more broadly."

18:12 minutes (12.5 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour Dec. 5th

program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

 

Joe Clement hosts today's old Mole and we hear:

 

59:07 minutes (40.59 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 12-01-11 Miracles Club

program date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011

Miracles Club: a comprehensive, culturally competent approach to addiction recovery

What started in 1993 with three men wishing to create a safe and sober environment to sustain the African American Community has evolved into the Miracles Club, a non-profit organization providing comprehensive support to individuals struggling to be free from alcohol and drug addiction. Earlier this summer, the Club passed a new milestone with the grand opening of its new location in northeast Portland that now provides 40 affordable housing units in a new sustainable facility as well as its traditional mentorships, clean and sober activities and family-oriented forums and presentations.

56:00 minutes (51.28 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/05/11

Air date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
international climate change, occupy production, homeless women & Occupy, capitalism w/o capitalists

 

Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

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