Health Disparities in Minority Populations

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Today's guests are Graham Haramein, Co-chair of the Diversity and Quality Team and Manager of HIV Care Services at the Multnomah County Health Department, and Shad Alexander, a therapist at the Quest Center for Integrative Health (www.projectquest.org).

Dr. David Naimon hosts a round table discussion on Health Disparities in Minority Populations with a special focus on issues concerning the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community. 

Don't miss the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference (LGBTQMeaningfulCare.org) coming up in April.

29:15 minutes (26.79 MB)

Winter Soldier

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Clayton Morgareidge reports on Winter Soldier, an oppportunity for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to speak out, sponsored by Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW).  And we hear more music from Satori.

4:08 minutes (1.9 MB)

More Prisons?

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks  with David Rogers about why Oregon keeps putting more people in prison.  Rogers is director of Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the  Western Prison Project).   They discuss the newest proposal for harsher sentencing by Kevin Manix, coming to a ballot near you.

16:31 minutes (7.56 MB)

The Desire for Peace

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Sun, 03/02/2008

People want peace.  A new poll indicates a solid majority of Israelis want their government to negotiate peace with Hamas.  People in Portland will be demonstrating on Saturday, March 15.  (Check out  pdxpeace.org, where you can find more information.) Satori Men's Chorus will  present "A  Time For  Peace," a concert of songs about peace at the Old Church, SW 11th & Clay, 8:00 pm, also on Saturday, March 15.  Visit the Old Church website, or  (sometime  soon when the website is ready) Satori's website.   This segment includes a  sample of the Satori sound.   

5:04 minutes (2.32 MB)

Community Runs Free Adult Health Clinic

program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 02/21/2008

The North by Northeast Community Health Center opened in response to the medical needs of Hurricane Katrinia survivors and of the medically uninsured here in Portland.  This audio features interviews with Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith, and Suzy Jeffreys a year and a half after the center's opening.  They describe the North by Northeast Community Health Center and its roots in taking action in the face of injustice.

17:04 minutes (15.63 MB)

City Council Plan for Increased Community Involvement

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Evening News
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Tue, 02/26/2008

 

The Portland City Council today approved a report outlining a five-year plan for increased community involvement.

C.C. Oglee-Noel spoke at today's City Council meeting on the process of putting together the plan.  Here's an excerpt.

 

1:45 minutes (1.6 MB)

Organizers Plan for RNC in Minneapolis

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program: 
Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

 

Large demonstrations are planned for both the Democratic and Republican conventions this summer.

And some protest organizers are touring the country to encourage people to come to the conventions to challenge a process that they see as exclusionary and un-democratic.

KBOO’s Bryan Smith spoke with some of the organizers of the protests planned for the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis this August

 

2:46 minutes (6.34 MB)

New Management In Southwest Portland Increases Evictions

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 02/27/2008

 

 

Tenants of Park Terrace Apartments on SW Park Avenue in Portland have faced steep rent increases, evictions and firings since Morris and Stevens took over as the management company.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Bruce Charles, who worked as the building's maintenance man for fifteen years, and was summarily fired and evicted by the new management

 

5:26 minutes (4.98 MB)

1 out of 100 Americans Are Incarcerated

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

A new study examining the social and financial costs of prison policy says the United States has passed a grim milestone: one out of every one hundred Americans is now incarcerated.Oregon spends a higher percentage of its budget on prisons than any other state. KBOO's Christian Danielsen has more.

1:12 minutes (1.1 MB)

Democracy Reform Report on Bill Sizemore

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/28/2008

 

Democracy Reform Oregon released a report this week detailing the political and financial history of state initiative signature gatherer and former gubernatorial candidate Bill Sizemore.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

Briana Waters Case at Uof W Goes to Trial

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 02/28/2008

Today, the three- week trial of Briana Waters was sent to the jury.

 The  Evergreen College graduate was charged with participating in the  Earth Liberation Front Arson of the University of Washington Urban Horticulture Center .

1:12 minutes (1.1 MB)

Advocacy for Incarcerated Youth

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 02/26/2008
5:18 minutes (4.86 MB)

Updates from 2007

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Tue, 01/01/2008

 

We speak with Claude Marks about the San Francisco 8 Case, Lisa from Reed College about their Halloween, 2007 “noose incident” and the continuous response to the Jena 6 Case in Jena, Louisiana, and to Eric Ward about anti-immigrant legislation.

 

58:45 minutes (23.53 MB)

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

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Tue, 08/14/2007

 

We speak with Amara Perez, (the former Executive Director of Sisters in Action for Power, currently involved with happyours more information at http://happyoursproductions.com.) and Emi Koyama (a multi-issue social justice activist, more information at www.eminism.org) about their contributions to the book edited by INCITE called The Revolution Will Not Be Funded.

 

55:55 minutes (22.4 MB)

 

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