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Community dialogue is important. At 8am every Thursday Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.
Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.
KBOO member, Community Radio listener-supporter, freelance journalist and contributor to former national newsstand magazine of world music and culture DIRTY LINEN MAGAZINE from 1994-2010 and after its print dissolution, NW Correspondent for online successor DRIFTWOOD MAGAZINE www.driftwoodmagazine.com covering local community radio arts, culture, music, theater through reviews and discussion of songwriting and music-making via Mitch's Monthly Mix http://driftwoodmagazine.com/2011/10/16/mitch%e2%80%99s-monthly-mix-summer-wages/ Active outreach to natural allies of free-form radio, as its KBOO shining example is Daniel Flessas, QTN et al on Friday After Midnight's OUTSIDE WORLD: http://driftwoodmagazine.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/review-harry-manx-kevin-breit-strictly-whatever/
I am an artist who makes paintings and collages. I also write about art and curate shows from time to time. Before KBOO, I hosted Artstar Radio on KPSU. My website is www.lovelake.org.