Housing/Homelessness

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would replace them with ... Read more

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Portland Committee on Community Based Policing

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Portland Committee on Community Based Policing. Bill Resnick talks to Elliott Young, co-chair of the Portland Committee on Community Based Policing (PCCEP). They Discuss the PCCEP Report to the City Council, Reimagining Community Safety: Portland Police Bureau Core Patro... Read more

Protesters push for eviction ban extension as 90,000 could lose housing due to back rent

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland on the morning of June 15th, to protest the coming end of Oregon’s eviction moratorium. They rallied outside of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, demanding an extension of the moratorium and that tenants have access to legal ... Read more

Washington County program helps low income residents with utility bills and energy efficiency upgrades

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A program in Washington County is helping low income residents get help on their utility bills and make energy efficiency upgrades. Energy Trust Oregon and Community Action Organization are working together to provide weatherization upgrades and everything from a new fur... Read more

CAHOOTS-Alternative to Police as First Responders

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
CAHOOTS or Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area. Each team consists of a medic (either a nurse or an Emergency Medical Technician EMT) and a crisis worker with at least several years’ exp... Read more

Stop the Sweeps: Laurelhurst Park

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
For the past several weeks, houseless advocates have held a 24-hour vigil at the houseless encampment at Laurelhurst Park in Southeast Portland to try to stop the local authorities from sweeping the encampment. Today we feature the voices of people camped at Laurelhurst, fr... Read more

Houseless activists speak out against threatened sweep at Laurelhurst Park

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  For the past week, activists in Portland have gathered at Laurelhurst Park to take a stand in support of the houseless community there after a raid was threatened. These are some of the voices from the press conference that was held by houseless activsts on April 2, 2021... Read more

Full Interview | Dr. Juniper Simonis

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full version of an interview with Dr. Juniper Simonis, an environmental scientist and data researcher with Dapper Stats and the Chemical Weapons Research Consortium, from the February 23, 2021 episode of Totality of Circumstances. Dr. Simonis witnessed the st... Read more

Critics worry Medford's new "camping" ban jeopardizes the houseless

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  The city of Medford, Oregon is considering a new ordinance that would criminalize camping. Medford's homeless worry that if it becomes law, life for them could get even harder. Homelessness advocates Maig Tinnin and Travis "T-Bone" join KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss to discuss... Read more