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Join hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande and live guests from grassroots activist movements both near and far, speaking on what’s happening, what should happen next and where you come in. We’ll also hold a seat for new KBOO volunteers joining us in Studio 2 as they learn the ropes of media. That’s every Wednesday morning at 9am on KBOO Community Radio, 90.7FM in Portland, 91.9 FM Hood River, 104.3 FM Corvallis/Albany, plus 24/7 on the nimble and convenient KBOO Radio App for iphones and Androids

Please send in your activist events for the weekly RadioActivist calendar read by real people live on the air. Send your items to lisa@kboo.fm. Late breaking events can be phoned into the fabulous, incredible KBOO Community Radio air room that morning during airtime at 503-231-8187.

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Art to Show the Impact of Gun Violence: The Soul Box Project

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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On October 1, 2017 a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and wounding 441. When TVs, phones and radios blew up with the news, how many of us turned away, thinking, "I can't face this again." After we heard the numbers, learned... Read more

PlayWrite: Social Transformation Through Drama

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande interview Bruce Livingston, Executive Director of PlayWrite, Coach/actor Victor Mack and playwright Jaclyn, from Mt. Scott LC High School.  PlayWrite brings professional coaches and actors together with youth to write and direct their own ch... Read more

Tune in and get active!

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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At 9am hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande have an update with the Portland Parents Union. The PPU has been organizing their base over the past few months with activism trainings and workshops in support of school kids facing racial profiling and push out in the classroo... Read more

The RadioActivist on 12/26/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In-it.com is waiting for your campaign to gather DIY video testimony and use it to push for social change

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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What if someone created an online platform just for politically impacted communities at the grassroots to tell your stories of impact with an eye towards policy or social change? It’s here, it’s free, and it’s called In-it.com. Learn how it works with hosts Lisa Loving and ... Read more

Up and Over + StreetBooks: grassroots groups helping vulnerable people today

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Today on The Radio Activist, at 9am hosts Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview youth educator and mental health advocate Javonnie Shearn about her current winter coat drive for teenagers, her work on the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and as vice chair of the ... Read more

The RadioActivist on 12/12/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Nasty Women Get Shit Done

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Nasty Women Get Shit Done PDX (NWGSD) emerged in Portland, Oregon in response to the 2016 presidential election results when friends gathered together to brainstorm ways to help their community and to actively resist the xenophobia, racism, misogyny, ableism, anti-LGBTQ, an... Read more

Laurel Airica, Word Magic

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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Do the words we use shape how we think? Can changing our words change our way of perceiving and creating the world. Today on The Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Laurel Airica. She is creator of WordMagicGlobal, a mind-bending, paradigm-shifting re-introduction t... Read more

Poet, Organizer & Publisher Christopher Luna

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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 Today on the Radio Activist, Christopher Luna speaks with Suzanne LaGrande about poetry and building communities through art-making. Christopher Luna is a poet, publisher, visual artist, writing coach, teacher, and editor, and the first Poet Laureate of Clark County from 2... Read more