Housing/Homelessness

KBOO response to COVID19

Kevin Chambers Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kevin Chambers is a republican who is running for Oregon House district seat 20, against incumbent democrat Paul Evans.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his Christian faith guides his political beliefs, why handlers may bring political experience but, despite his lack ... Read more

Stop the Sweeps PDX calls for sweep moratorium and increased resources for houseless community amid outbreak

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  One majorly vulnerable population in Portland – those living on the streets– have been left without a clear plan to weather this pandemic. The Stop the Sweeps Coalition in Portland has called for a moratorium on sweeps, as well as the placement of 150 handwashing station... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Old Mole variety Hour for March 9, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Roben White hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bernie for President: Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohenon Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomina... Read more

Washington County Commissioner candidate Nafisa Fai has expertise in public health and a plan to advocate for low income Oregonians

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Washington County Commission Seat One has a challenger this year, Nafisa Fai. Fai is an expert in the field of public health, and she helped to found the Pan African Festival in Oregon. She's also a small business owner on the Portland Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 6

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2020 at 6:30pm - Mon, 03/01/2021 at 6:30pm
Produced for Local Folks
The motto of the Corvallis Day Time Drop-in Center is “Where needs are met”, and as we have learned in earlier episodes, those needs range from a pair of dry socks to replacing a lost ID. But I think the most important need for many of the guests – local folks who live at t... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is a democrat who is running for Oregon's US House District 1 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his passion for the Green New Deal, why the deportation of people who are contributing to the country doesn't make sense, and why Oregon's democratic establis... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is running for the US House of Representatives for the 1st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, if he gets into office, he'll do everything he can to implement the New Green Deal, why he didn't answer some questions asked by a conservative group's ... Read more

Paige Kreisman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Kreisman is a democrat who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 42.  She talked with Don Merrill about why specifically pointing to her status as a transgender woman is important, why the state's campaign finance system needs an overhaul and why she says t... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why firefighting is the best job in the world for women, why she will fight to keep Oregon a safe haven for women seeking a safe abortion, and why preserving... Read more