Housing/Homelessness

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Racial inequity in permanent supportive housing

Airs at: Fri, 05/20/2022 at 11:00am - Fri, 05/27/2022 at 12:00pm
  Understaning Homelessness talks with Dr. Norweeta Milburn and Earl Edwards from UCLA share their recent study co-authored with California Policy Lab colleagues Dean Obermark and Janey Roundtree: Inequity in the Permanent Supportive Housing System in Los Angeles: Scale, S... Read more

Madison Oatman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Madison Oatman is a republican running for the Oregon's 5th Congressional district.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how Critical Race Theory is really a class issue and using racism as a wedge to make white children feel like the oppressors is wrong, how, if he ran and los... Read more

Brian Lepore Interview

Produced for Between Us
Brian Lepore is a democrat running for Oregon House Districgt 55.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how redistricting has changed boundaries and voters in his district, why housing and the economy are the kind of bread and butter issues people are focused on right now, and h... Read more

Kyler McNaught Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyler McNaught is a republican running for Oregon's 21st House District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the choices for the homeless need to be narrowed, why he feels the state GOP is not as supportive as it needs to be and how older republicans need to make way for ... Read more

Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Teresa Alonso Leon Interview

Produced for Between Us
Teresa Alonso Leon is a democratic candidate for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why diversity and inclusion in everything from language to relationships is crucial to how she connects with her community, why she believes both in the 2... Read more

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sami Al-Abdrabbuh is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 4th US House district.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as an engineer, he will bring more critical thinking to legislation, why public school has a responsibility to teach all children common values of respect ... Read more

Christopher Mann Interview

Produced for Between Us
Christopher Mann is a republican who is running for Oregon's 1st US House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his stint as Executive Director of a non profit for Oregon vets, why he feels body cameras and better training will make police more accountable and why "ghost ... Read more

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... Read more