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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s final addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Spring Fever in Lockdown.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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They didn’t have the internet, or even telephones, so it took years for some enslaved African Americans to learn they had been emancipated. Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863, it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 … Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “For A Daughter In Quarantine.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Governor.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Shelter In Place.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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When Mike Eklund interned at Portland Radio Project in 2015, he was a friendly, cheerful young man coming of age – with a very full head of red hair. He was always up for any assignment, and carried out all … Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Mingling.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Dr. Fauci’s Smile.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Even in times of economic crisis, we each have a Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Time On Our Hands in a Pandemic.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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Is poetry important and why? How can words express the difficulty in hard times?

Check out the first installment of our new podcast Pandemic Poems to find an answer from Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford!

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Named for a type of strong, stable tree native to Oregon (Tsuga Mertensiana Hemlock), the Tsuga Community Commission is known for offering summer camps to kids with deployed military family members.

This year, with Oregon’s military families facing high deployment, Continue Reading

“Fresh Vibe,” PRP’s new daytime programming, rolled out last fall, bringing listeners the latest in local and global indie music. With strong foundation from Jen Em, the host of “Fresh Spins with Jen Em,” our team set out to … Continue Reading

St. Johns Center for Opportunity is an organization committed to the livability and livelihood of the St. Johns neighborhood. Their mission is to strengthen the bonds of their community and band together to make life in the neighborhood better for … Continue Reading

The tech industry, innovative and as it might see itself, has not always been the most modern in its views of gender within its own work. As if we needed more proof, the now infamous “Google memo” bears … Continue Reading

This week we’re digging into the archives to feature Kinship House as part of our award-winning Community Voices series.

A stable, healthy home is of utmost importance in building supportive foster families. The Kinship House helps to minimize these transitions … Continue Reading

The transition to kindergarten can sometimes be difficult for children. It’s essential to have a solid foundation in place with which a child can flourish in the classroom. At Youngset Co-op Preschool children are provided with the emotional, social and … Continue Reading

Portland is home to a growing number of social entrepreneurs – business owners who make a social mission part if their bottom line. They saw a societal problem, and they saw business as a solution, as a way to actively Continue Reading

For the teen who dreams of being the world’s best pastry chef, there’s a place they can go to cook up kitchen experience, friendships and social skills. It’s called The Portland Kitchen.

As a nonprofit, The Portland Kitchen is … Continue Reading

Food carts are everywhere in this city. Depending on whom you believe and how you count, there are somewhere between 500 and 700 of them scattered across Portland. They sit alone on parking lots next to bars. They congregate in … Continue Reading

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