Prison issues

Between the Covers on 08/06/09

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

On Between the Covers, Jennifer Kemp interviews Jerome Gold, author of "Paranoia and Heartbreak, Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility".

An Attorney Speaks

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 08/02/2009

Our guest was Adam Arms, attorney with the firm McKanna, Bishop, Joffee & Arms. Adam told us about his work with prisoners. We also discussed again the importance of contact with folks on the outside for prisoners.

Next week we’ll have a telephone interview with Pam Africa who will update us on Mumia and more.

25:35 minutes (17.57 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/30/09

Air date: 
Thu, 07/30/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
An interview with the Urban League's Midge Purcell about their report on the state of Black Oregon.

Seven months after the inauguration of the first Black president, a statewide report on the condition of African Americans in Oregon reveals that black Oregonians remain at or near the bottom of every meaningful social and economic measure. African Americans in Oregon have significantly higher infant mortality rates, are more likely to live in poverty, have higher levels of unemployment, are half as likely to own their own homes and are far more likely to die of diseases such as diabetes than their white counterparts.

 

Flashpoints on 07/29/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 07/29/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

The life and times of Leonard Peltier.  Yesterday, he had his first parole hearing in 16 years.  Dennis talks to leaders in the Native American community, and his lawyer.

Portland Partners Re-Entry Initiative

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

Bre Groom from The Portland Partners Re-Entry Initiative with SE Works, brought Kelly, one of the volunteer mentors and Larry, a recently released friend who has participated in the PPRI Mentor Program. Listen to the active discussion that Ruth and these folks had about the PPRI mentor program.

Next week, attorney Adam Arnes will be the Prison Pipeline guest.

26:11 minutes (17.98 MB)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009

program date: 
Mon, 07/27/2009

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009

This is Paula with the community calendar for Tuesday, July 28th 2009.

Concerts in the Park at Mt Tabor Park - Tuesdays, 6:30 PM (Crater Stage, enter at SE 69th & Taylor). Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 PM.

  • July 28 Craicmore (Kilts-On Celtic)

The Craicmore website: http://craicmore.com/.

2:07 minutes (1.94 MB)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009

This is the community calendar for Monday, July 27th 2009.

Join Portland Books to Prisoners’ Mailing Nights every Monday & Tuesday from 5:30 pm - 8pm, to help mail literature and educational books, at 1112 NE Morton St.

For more information about the mailing nights or other ways to support Portland Books to Prisoners, please visit their website: http://pdxbookstoprisoners.org .

CoHo Productions presents Endless Summer, its first ever summer program showcasing at least one performance a night.

2:06 minutes (1.93 MB)

Life after Lockdown

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 07/19/2009

A good discussion about Oxford House was provided by Jimmy Williams, Field Services Supervisor of Oregon Recovery Homes. Outreach Coordinators Ed and Cori, and the Program Manager, Wayne Kline also participated. For more information:call 503/413-9233 to talk to Jimmy or send him an email: jimmyw@rap-nw.org. Friends, family and loved ones as well as folks soon to be released can write to the Recovery Association Project, 18438 SE Pine St., Portland, OR 97233 – Attention Jimmy Williams or Wayne Kline or search 222.rap-nw.org.

29:13 minutes (26.76 MB)

Gender Blender on 07/21/09

Air date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Gender in Correctional Facilities, especially treatment of transgender inmates.

 

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