Social Services

Jails and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about COVID-19 and jails, specifically Rikers Island in New York, featuring Marcus Brown, an individual recently released from Rikers; New York State Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley; Tahanee Dunn, Prisoner Rights Attorney with the Bro... Read more

COVID-19 and the Multnomah County Justice System

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this installment of Prison Pipeline we hear from Abbey Stamp, Executive Director of Multnomah County's Local Public Safety Coordinating Council, MultCo Sheriff Mike Reese, and MultCo Corrections Health Director Michael Seale, MD, about the response to COVID-19 in the Mul... Read more

Presswatch on 04/16/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch

Ripples in all directions: Basic Rights Oregon, hope as a practice, Youth HIV Awareness Day

Airs at: Tue, 04/14/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
‘People say, what is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. A pebble cast into a pond causes ripples that spread in all directions. Each one of our thoughts, words and deeds is like that. No one has a ri... Read more

Miriam Cummins Interview

Produced for Between Us
Miriam Cummins is a democrat who is running for Oregon House District seat 15.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the issue of DACA is still important even though it's not being talked about a lot right now, why she thinks the voters of her district might be ready for a... Read more

Presswatch on 04/09/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch

The Power Of Community to Solve Problems

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
"Communities, really meaningful communities, can spring up under the most unlikely circumstances. I feel very close to these people who I've never actually been able to see more than a glimpse of from my car." Suzanne LaGrande interviews freelance writer who organized a gro... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Episode 7

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00pm - Thu, 04/01/2021 at 12:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Over the last several years, I have talked to a lot of local folks who work very hard to help other people – giving comfort to patients at the end of life, providing food and firewood to low income people, or helping people who are homeless – and they have taught me a lot a... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Ricky Ruiz Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Ruiz is a democratic candidate for Oregon House District 50.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the plight of Dreamers is one of his highest priorities, how the city of Gresham, despite a strong streak of racism among some of its citizens, is moving forward to deal... Read more