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NPH S5E17: Beneficial State Bank and Mercy Corps NW

9/3/2017
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This show features two conversations with people who are working to make our financial systems more just and equitable. First we’ll hear from Kat Taylor and Matt Anderson of Beneficial State Bank, a certified B Corp that holds to what it calls a “triple bottom-line of social justice, environmental well-being and economic sustainability.” Then we talk to John Haines about Mercy Corps Northwest’s pioneering Community Investment Trust.

Duration: 01:01:57


NPH S5E16

8/17/2017
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On this show, we have a conversation with Courtney Rae of Bark, an organization that seeks to defend and restore Mount Hood’s forests. You'll also hear three short documentaries by former MISC students. We have a story on The Circus Project by Radio U grad Carlye Meisburger as well as two pieces by our 2017 Summer Documentary Program students—one by Emily Curtis on Portland Tenants United and one by Lucy Stevens on Tender Table.

Duration: 00:57:47


NPH S5E15: OK Chorale

8/8/2017
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In this episode we hear about Portland's preeminent pop-up choir, the OK Chorale. Producer Megan Hattie Stahl brings us the on-the-ground sounds of one of the group's meet-ups. Then we talk to founders Kate Sokoloff and Ben Landsverk in the studio.

Duration: 00:55:38


NPH S5E13: Spring 2017 Radio U Documentaries

8/8/2017
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We present eight short documentaries on local non-profits and social issues. These pieces were created by students from our Radio U course, which is offered every spring and fall in partnership with XRAY.FM. The course presents the journalism and technical skills necessary to make audio documentaries. Our most recent group produced a diverse array of stories—we’ll hear about grief counseling, forest protectors, bicycle seats, and the question of secession. We’ll also play a short piece by...

Duration: 00:57:12


NPH S5E14: Sisters of the Road Through Our Lens, Oregon Humanities, Portland Playhouse

8/8/2017
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In this episode, we have two short documentaries on organizations working to facilitate conversations that sometimes divide our community. We'll also hear about a new photography project from Sisters of the Road. Host Phil Busse speaks with Shannon Cogan, Community Engagement Manager at Sisters, as well as photographers Damian Blakeley and Phoebe Oaks about Through Our Lens, a traveling show by unhoused photographers from the Sisters of the Road community. Special thanks to producer Aimee...

Duration: 00:55:25


NPH S5E12: Farmers Ending Hunger, Gateway Green Space, Cape Horn Conservancy

8/7/2017
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We learn about two organizations that are preserving the Northwest’s green spaces for public enjoyment. Then we'll hear from a group of farmers that are using their agricultural resources to fight hunger in Oregon. First we will speak to Ted Gilbert and Jocelyn Gaudi of Gateway Green, Portland’s newest park. Next we'll get a short report from producer Barb Seaman on Cape Horn Conservancy. This group of volunteers is dedicated to preserving, enhancing and promoting the Cape Horn Trail, one...

Duration: 00:55:44


NPH S05E11

8/7/2017
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This show features two farms that are teaching children hands on lessons about environmental science and agriculture. First we’ll hear from Cayla Catino and Adam McKinley from Geercrest Farm & Historical Society. The farm has passed down through five generations of the Geer family, a prominent family in Oregon’s state history. Today, the farm serves as a non-profit that immerses children in agrarian life and aims to build leadership skills through meaningful work. Next we will hear from...

Duration: 00:59:10


NPH S05E10: Kinship House and Portland Kitchen

8/7/2017
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We bring you conversations with two organizations that help underserved youth in the Portland area. Joy Church, the executive director of Portland Kitchen, will tell us about how her non-profit uses food as a tool to build life skills with youth in a fun and creative setting. We will also speak with Heather Jeffries and Timothy Travis from Kinship House, a group that provides outpatient mental health services to foster and adopted children as well as their families.

Duration: 01:00:00


NPH S5E09: Reach the Beach and Skate Like a Girl

5/10/2017
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First we speak with Terrence Philip of Skate Like a Girl, a non-profit that provides skateboarding clinics for girls of all ages. Next we hear from Brian Mayo of the American Lung Association (ALA). He'll tell us about Reach the Beach, a unique bike-ride fundraiser to support ALA programs. Finally, a short radio documentary from producer Barb Seaman about the Cascade Pickleball League, a fun competition that helps raise money for the Cascade Middle School library.

Duration: 00:56:13


NPH S5E8: Sexual Assault Resource Center and Surg+Restore

4/25/2017
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First we speak to Scott Brown, the president and founder of Surg+Restore. His organization works to finance and train Sierra Leonean medics to maintain a sustainable reconstructive plastic surgery and burn center in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Next we hear from Erin Ellis, Brianna Ellingson and Sunyi Kim of the Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC). Founded in 1977 by two sexual assault survivors, SARC provides education, support and advocacy to those affected by sexual violence 24 hours a day,...

Duration: 00:59:01


NPH S5E06: Latino Network and the World Forestry Center

3/28/2017
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We speak with Lizzie Martinez, the Development and Communications Director for Latino Network. Her organization aims to positively transform the lives of latino youth, families, and communities through education and empowerment. Next we'll hear from Eric Vines, the Executive Director of the World Forestry Center (WFC). WFC is an international non-profit dedicated to connecting people to the importance of forests and sustainable forestry.

Duration: 01:00:00


NPH S5E5 NW Outward Bound School and On-the-Move Community Integration

3/14/2017
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We speak with Executive Director Mitsu Iwasaki and Development Director Megan Buchholz from NW Outward Bound School as well as Leah Gagliano, the executive director of On-the-Move Community Integration.

Duration: 00:57:52


NPH S5E04: Agnes Zach of WVDO and Laura Tokarski of Trash for Peace

2/28/2017
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NPH S5E04: Agnes Zach of WVDO and Laura Tokarski of Trash for Peace by Media Institute for Social Change

Duration: 00:57:40


NPH S5E01: Dave Lowe from the Rebuilding Center

2/14/2017
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NPH S5E01: Dave Lowe from the Rebuilding Center by Media Institute for Social Change

Duration: 00:51:15


NPH Give!Guide 2016 Pt 2: Casey Block of College Possible & Elizabeth Nye of Girls Inc. of PNW

2/1/2017
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Part two of a six week series featuring winners of Willamette Week Give!Guide's Skidmore Prize in addition to organizations participating in this year's Give!Guide. This week features Skidmore winner Casey Block of College Possible as well as an interview with Elizabeth Nye of Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest from one of our Nonprofit Hour Live shows.

Duration: 00:57:30


NPH Give!Guide 2016 Pt 3: Cole Merkel of Street Roots and Jessica Elkan of New Avenues for Youth

2/1/2017
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Part three of a six week series featuring winners of Willamette Week Give!Guide's Skidmore Prize in addition to organizations participating in this year's Give!Guide. This week features Skidmore winner Cole Merkel of Street Roots as well as a conversation with Jessica Elkan of New Avenues for Youth from one of our Nonprofit Hour Live shows.

Duration: 00:59:08


NPH Give!Guide 2016 Pt5: Janice Martellucci of Peace in our Schools & Jaime Fantauzzi of AWL

2/1/2017
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Part five of a six week series featuring winners of Willamette Week Give!Guide's Skidmore Prize in addition to organizations participating in this year's Give!Guide. This week features Skidmore winner Janice Martellucci of Peace in Our Schools as well as a conversation with Jaime Fantauzzi of Adventures without Limits.

Duration: 00:59:10


NPH Give!Guide 2016 Pt 6: Jasmine Petit of Outside In & Elise Downing of Sisters of the Road

2/1/2017
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Part six of a six week series featuring winners of Willamette Week Give!Guide's Skidmore Prize in addition to organizations participating in this year's Give!Guide. This week features Skidmore winner Jasmine Petit of Outside In and a conversation with Elise Downing of Sisters of the Road from one of our Nonprofit Hour Live shows.

Duration: 00:59:46


NPH S4E22: Andrew Proctor from Literary Arts and Kristi Balzer of Rock'n'Roll Camp for Girls

11/1/2016
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Portland is a city that, as evidenced by being home to one of the greatest independent bookstores in the country, has a long love of reading. On today's show we welcome Andrew Proctor, Executive Director of Literary Arts, who are most widely known for presenting the Portland Arts and Lectures Series at the Arlene Schnitzer as well as the annual Wordstock Festival. First up though we have some news about an event coming up this week and on the phone to tell us about it we have Kristi...

Duration: 01:05:52


NPH S4E21: Nikki and Brian Weaver of Portland Playhouse and Bianca McCarthy of ECHO Theatre

11/1/2016
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NPH S4E21: Nikki and Brian Weaver of Portland Playhouse and Bianca McCarthy of ECHO Theatre by Media Institute for Social Change

Duration: 01:11:03

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