Social Services

H. Thomas Ander Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tom Andersen is a staunch progressive with a long history of activism that stretches, Blue Bloods style, back to the family dinner table.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his social justice leanings will guide his role as a legislator, how he and his wife worked hard to... Read more

Bud Pierce Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bud Pierce is a practicing oncologist with aspirations to be Oregon's next governor.  He spoke with Don Merrill about how legalized drugs may not necessarily improve one's life, why having a productive life starts with having something to do that matters, and the controvers... Read more

Patrick Starnes Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Starnes is a democratic candidate for Oregon governor in 2022.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his support for campaign finance legislation, balancing timber resources against the needs of timber communities and how he would repurpose Oregon's Kicker Fund to pay fo... Read more

Roe on the Rocks: Barriers in Idaho

Airs at: Thu, 12/23/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. While abortion is legal in ... Read more

Build a Movement 2021 Testimonies Continued

Airs at: Fri, 01/07/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Allen Hines, Housing Access Director of Community Vision and Nico Serra, Advocate and Educator facilitated Build A Movement (BAM) 2021, an annual event founded by John Griffiths.  In this final session, participants shared their testimonies about housing, healthcare and ser... Read more

Roe on the Rocks

  The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. While abortion is legal in ... Read more

The Gap: Private Businesses filling in Government Gaps

Airs at: Fri, 12/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss two interesting articles that came out this week, with a common theme: private businesses filling in where local government has gaps. First we discuss Willamette Week's Ridwell article. (Find our talk with Ridwell's GM... Read more

Measure 110: Disrupting the Criminal Legal System

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, a conversation with Ron Williams, Outreach Director for the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act; plus we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist for the Prison Pol... Read more

"We Have To Be Bold" (pt 2)

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century we hear more from a conversation with Brittany Graham, Acting Executive Director of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Elli Taylor with VANDU and the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, and Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer at the ... Read more