Housing/Homelessness

Cascadia-2-Detroit: U.S. Social Forum Report Back

program date: 
Fri, 08/27/2010
Host Trillium Shannon speaks with participants in this Saturday's event called "Cascadia-2-Detroit: U.S. Social Forum Report Back. They'll talk about what happened at the Forum and what the relevence of the Forum is here in Portland.
Saturday evening (Aug 28, 7-10pm) a multi-media, interactive reportback on the US Social Forum at Sisters Of The Road (133 NW 6th Ave) featuring live performances by Mic Crenshaw and Danny Kelly.  Food and drink provided.  FREE.
53:38 minutes (24.56 MB)

Activists confront Palestinian Home Demolitions, US policy

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Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 08/25/2010

This month on the Recovery Zone, the focus is on Palestine. Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Alaina Melville and Joe Walsh on what is happening on the ground in both the West Bank and Gaza, how the US got involved and what's happening here in Oregon.  Alaina shares her experiences from a work camp she attended this summer  in the West Bank with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD).

27:27 minutes (12.57 MB)

Right 2 Survive Radio: From Portland to Detroit

program: 
Right 2 Survive
program date: 
Fri, 07/16/2010

Right 2 Survive Radio is a media project led by people facing homelessness.  We bring radio from ground zero of poverty.  We aim to make the invisible audible.

In this show, the Right 2 Survive Radio crew travel from Portland to Detroit for the Allied Media Conference and the United States Social Forum. R2S reporter Ibrahim Mubarik interview Detroit's residents and revolutionaries about the city's history of resistance and resiliance.  We find a city in both crisis and transformation.

Big ups to the hip hop artists whose tracks grace this broadcast.  Please check out their websites and support  musicians who are keeping music rooted in community struggle.

Mic & Jana Crenshaw (PDX)-http://www.myspace.com/miccrenshaw

57:23 minutes (52.53 MB)

R2S Radio: Portland's Shelter System

program: 
Right 2 Survive
program date: 
Mon, 08/16/2010

Right 2 Survive Radio is a media project led by people facing homelessness.  We bring radio from ground zero of poverty.  We aim to make the invisible audible.

In this show, Right 2 Survive looks at Portland's homeless shelter system from the perspective of people who live in it, work in it, and build alternatives to it.

56:21 minutes (51.59 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 08/12/2010

program date: 
Fri, 08/13/2010

This week Mayor Adams and other officials announced support for an "iconic" ten-lane bridge across the Columbia River.

What does the community really need?

Dave and JoAnne talked with members of the Third Bridge Now project about an alternative, they say relieves traffic congestion while preserving neighborhood livability and safety.

 

About the program…

54:11 minutes (49.6 MB)

Sexuality, Gender and Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery in our Midst

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 08/10/2010

On Tuesday, August 10, 2010, Jacob Anderson-Minshall hosted an Out Loud panel discussing sex and human trafficking, the role gender and sexuality have in this modern day slave-trade, and how this is happening right here in Portland, Oregon.

IF YOU ARE BEING EXPLOITED CALL THE NWCAT HOTLINE AT 1-888-3737-888


A human trafficked homeless 16-year old boy was asked what agencies in Portland could do in order to help him and thousands like him get off the street, he paused and then turned to the folks at a partnered organization and said “Obliterate Stark Street.”

56:21 minutes (9.67 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 08/12/10

Air date: 
Thu, 08/12/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
What bridge does the community need on the Columbia River? A conversation with the Third Bridge Proj

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What bridge does the community need on the Columbia River? A conversation with the Third Bridge Project

Voices from the Edge on 08/05/2010

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Thu, 08/05/2010

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave looked at the good and bad news of the week. Topics discussed included: federal funds being made available to Oregon to address budget shortfalls and whether those dollars will reach the people who really are in need; the impact of the new president of the Portland Police Association; shortcomings and risks with new assistance being offered to homeowners facing foreclosure; and missed economic development opportunities in emerging technologies.

About the program…

55:23 minutes (50.7 MB)

People of Purpose and Associates are doing POSITIVE Work in our community!!!

program date: 
Wed, 08/04/2010

 Hosted by Lisa Loving

Today's guests are Larry Collins, Michael Harper, and Furlton Burns from POPA, People of Purpose and Associates.  Our topic is mentoring and supporting those with the greatest burdens stacked against them.

This is a very positive organization, providing invaluable resources for families, youth, and re-entry programs for the recently incarcerated.  Find out what they're doing in and around YOUR community to make Portland a Better Place to Live.

Callers offered the following additional resources during the course of the show:

Minority Information Outreach

50:51 minutes (23.28 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

program date: 
Thu, 07/29/2010

Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification.

This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about what role the state can play in addressing some of these problems. 

53:24 minutes (48.89 MB)
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