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Changes Afoot for Mental Health Treatment at OSP

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Karen James has this in-depth report on potential changes to the way prisoners with behavior health issues are treated at the Oregon State Penitentiary. She spoke with Joel Greenberg, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon. He wrote the report "Behind the Elev... Read more

Executive Order Takes Aim at Johnson Amendment

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Today is the National Day of Prayer in the US, and the president marked the occasion by releasing an executive order that aims to weaken a longstanding law against politicking by religious groups. The so-called Johnson Amendment—named after then-Senator Lyndon Johnson—pr... Read more

MacLaren Youth: Artistic Expressions

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez hosts with a focus on artistic expression within the Oregon Youth Authority at MacLaren Youth Corrections. Students share their talents and speak on the how the arts help them to cope, give voice and freedom. https://www.oregon.gov/oya/pages/facilities/maclare... Read more

Minority Cannabis Business Association

Airs at: Sun, 04/30/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with Jesce Horton from the Minority Cannabis Business Association and Patricia Sully from VOCAL-Washington and the Public Defender Association of King County, plus MAPS Executive Director Rick Doblin testifies before the US Sentencing Commission on synthet... Read more

Indian Country Psychology: David Walker

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
How does the legacy of colonialism impact American Indian mental health today? Does the Indian Health Service meet the needs of the people on tribal land? How are Native peoples revitalizing cultural traditions to reverse centuries of racism? David Walker, mixed-heritage Ch... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 17, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Host Denise Morris talks with Margot Black about HB 2004 a proposed bill to end no-cause evictions and prevent massive rent hikes with rent control measures. Margot Black is a founding member of Portland T... Read more

#SSDP2017 Part Two

Airs at: Sun, 04/09/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century Of Lies, part two of our coverage of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference #SSDP2017, including our full interview with SSDP Executive Director Betty Aldworth. We also talk about the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program with Krys... Read more

Inner City Blues Festival

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2017 at 5:30pm - Sun, 04/23/2017 at 12:00am
Health Care for All-Oregon, once again presents the Inner City Blues Festival (click for more info and/or to get involved), and KBOO once again brings you all the music LIVE! Music starts at 5:30pm and will not quit until midnight, with performers including, but not limite... Read more

Harm Reduction Moves Foward

Airs at: Sun, 03/26/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: The Indiana State Senate holds a hearing on syringe exchange, plus Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo speaks out against the campaign of murder and bloodshed being carried out by Philippine president and dictator Rodrigo Duterte. Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more