Outside In Guerilla Theatre Peer Education Radio

program date: 
Wed, 03/07/2012

Last week KBOO and Outside In worked together on a youth media project about Peer Education and health. We begin with  Erick and Heberto Espinosa, Youth Specialist, who introduce the show.
Next, Richard Temple finds out how others cope with stress in order to adapt, cope and thrive. He created the song on the track, Sled Through Snow. After that we'll have Love Gun speak about recovering from alcohol and drug addiction,  Peter Tysdal demystify psychic abilities, Jem talk about healthy, affordable alternatives to tampons, and interviews “veteren menstrator” Annie Calhoun, and  Jackson Weird talk about the similarities between transgender and cisgender folks, how to be a good ally and shares great resources.
Then, back to Youth Specialist Heberto who will interveiw Max, recently released from Multnomah County Detention Center, about being homeless and incarcerated, then Nancy will speak about types of domestic violence, tips for supporting survivors of domestic violence, resources and a poem she wrote. Lastly, we'll hear
Ren Vicious, who produced an original song about the crazy things we do when we are crazy in love, featuring original music and lyrics by Ivan Black, incorporating interviews she conducted with youth. 

Guerilla Theatre is a creative peer education program that facilitates internship opportunities in the arts and is part of CHAT pdx, a coalition dedicated to Curbing HIV/AIDS transmission among high-risk minority youth in partnership with the Cascade Aids Project.

Guerilla Theatre films, including the Outside the Frame and Life of Youth series, can be found on.youtube.com/user/CHATpdx.

Here are all the resources mentioned in the program, and then some.

Stress Reduction resources:
Dharma Punx –
Portland Dharma Punx / Rose City Rebel Dharma
WEDNESDAYS, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Yoga Shala North- 3808 North Williams (a block north of Fremont)
On Wednesdays we have a 35 minute guided meditation followed by a Dharma talk and discussion.
facebook group

Dharma Rain Zen Center (DRZC) is a diverse group of people who come together to share the practice of meditation, and to study the principles of Buddhism. The purpose of the Center is to offer instruction in Zen practice and Buddhist teachings, and to provide a place where people can form a community that supports Zen practice in everyday life.

Zen Center of Portland
The Zen Center of Portland is a community dedicated to Zen practice in our daily lives. We are affiliated with the Ordinary Mind Zen School, which intends to manifest and support practice of the Awakened Way, as expressed in the teaching of Charlotte Joko Beck. We offer beginner's instruction, interviews with the teacher, and meditation retreats several times per year. Please join us. Everyone is welcome. We are wheelchair accessible.

Acupuncture at Outside In:
1132 SW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
Call for clinic hours.

Monday and Wednesday Morning Community Acupuncture:  Open to anyone. May be scheduled in advance or as a “walk in” when appointments are available.
Or schedule through the Outside In clinic: Accepting new patients who are under the age of 30 and currently experiencing homelessness, or have Care Oregon through OHP. Patients may make two appointments in advance and are limited to one a week.

Knowing your HIV status reduces stress! Free HIV testing for youth:

CHAT (room)
Free rapid HIV testing – for youth age 24 and under
Every 2nd and 4th Monday
3pm-7pm @: 209 SW 4th Avenue

Alcoholics Anonymous
SMART Recovery - Self-Management And Recovery Training
An alternative to 12 step meetings that helps to increase motivation to stop using, cope with urges, learn new problem solving skills and set both long term and short term goals around use.
Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30 at Outside In. 503 535-3826.
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous of Oregon
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis (mental illness and substance abuse).

Portland Hearing Voices
Portland Hearing Voices is a community group to promote mental diversity. We create public education, discussion groups, training, and community support related to hearing voices, seeing visions, and having unusual beliefs and sensory experiences often labeled as psychosis, bipolar, mania, paranoia, schizophrenia, and other mental disorders. We aim to reduce fear and misunderstanding, question stereotypes, promote holistic health options, overcome isolation, and create a more inclusive community.

Diva Cups
Resusable pads

Trans resources:
Clinics/Resource Centers
Outside In/Trans/Identity Resource Center located on 1132 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Phone # 503.535.3828 Trans Clinic
Phone # 971.544.1574

Support Groups
Gender Machine
Open to youths between the ages of 24 to 18, who identify under the trans-specturm. Meeting happens every Monday from 6pm to 8pm located in the basement of Outside In.
Queer Zone
Happens every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm to 8pm for youths between the ages of 18 to 24, Tuesday meetings at Outside In, Thursday meetings at New Avenue For Youths.

Recommended Websites
Safe2pee.org gender neutral bathrooms
T-Kingdom.com for binders
Underworks.com for binders
FTMguide.org to find information on binders, packing, etc.
Susans.org to find information about coming out, activism, health, etc.
Voicemeansbiz.com for vocal training
Transgenderlaw.org for legal information
Manifestpdx.org for men's wellness
Drbecky.com information on the steps to take in order to change your name and birth sex on your birth certificate
Fusionpdx.com for message therapy for transgender people
Lovetribe.org for transgender's spiritual need
Genderspectrum.org raising children that might be transgender.

Domestic Violence Resources
Portland Women’s Crisis Line
503- 235-5333 or 1-888-235-5333
International Directory of Domestic Violence

  • Length: 56:44 minutes (51.94 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)


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