Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon® is an affiliate of the national Girls Incorporated®, the nation’s leading voice for girls, founded in 1998.
Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon provides programs and services to girls, ages 8-20, throughout the Portland-metro area. The KBOO Youth Collective worked with Girls Inc. as part of their Allies in Action program.
In the past week there has been intense outrage over AIG executive bonuses and other manifestations of corporate greed. How do we go beyond the angry mob mentality? Guest Rob Johnson, who co-wrote "Too Big to Bail: The 'Paulson Put,' Presidential Politics, and the Global Financial Meltdown" with Thomas Ferguson, provides a larger context for understanding the current financial crisis and analyzing the knee-jerk responses that currently rule in the mass media.
This month's featured guests are John Sorenson & Seth Truby, co-founders of Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy(SunNE) . Their aim is to build a local renewable energy system based at the Sunnyside Environmental school that would provide space heat and hot water for hundreds of nearby homes and small businesses. Thermal energy districts have been created in towns and villages in Canada and Europe; if SunNE succee