Let's Talk Portland
Let's Talk Portland
Let's Talk Portland
CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Entercom Radio Portland’s locally produced public affairs radio show. Our show is community focused and features timely topics of interest to the Portland Metro area. Metroscope is hosted by Preston Hiefield.Preston interviews newsmakers and experts on topics ranging from business, health, education, and the environment, to science and technology and non-profit work happening in our community. Also featured are authors and artists with interesting discussions on the arts and popular culture.We thank you for listening to Metroscope. If you have a comment or an idea for a future show, please send it to us. A form is provided below.
  1. September 15, 2020
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    Maple Star 9.20.20
    An interview with Amelia Bambam, Foster Care Training and Support Specialist with Maple Star about the work they do in therapeutic foster care, the training the provide to foster parents, and foster care mentor…
  2. September 11, 2020
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    Oregon Food Bank 9.13.20
    An interview with Susannah Morgan, CEO of Oregon Food Bank about hunger and food insecurity during the pandemic and how the community can help.
  3. September 03, 2020
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    Union Gospel Mission 9.6.20
    An interview with Bill Russell, executive director of Union Gospel Mission about the work they do with the homeless and their Operation Overcoat even to raise money and important items for the homeless this win…
  4. August 13, 2020
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    Alzheimer's Assoc 8.16.20
    An interview with Sara Kofman, public policy director, and Heidi Rowell, program director, both with Alzheimer's Association Oregon and SW Washington about the disease, available programs, and the Walk To Cure…
  5. August 04, 2020
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    Sunshine Division 8.9.20
    An interview with Kyle Camber, Executive Director of Sunshine Division and Dan Floyd, COO of Hood To Coast about the emergency food distribution network to help with food insecurity during the pandemic and how…
  6. July 28, 2020
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    Design Week & Raphael House 8.2.20
    An interview with Zip Vannata, designer at Murmur Creative and Design Week Portland event organizer and Amanda Ives, donor and external relations manager at Raphael House, a non-profit helping victims of domest…
  7. July 23, 2020
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    LCSNW Restorative Justice 7.26.20
    An interview with Morgan Moore, Restorative Justice practitioner and Restorative Dialogue Coordinator at Lutheran Community Services NW about what Restorative Justice is, how it helps avoid entering the crimina…
  8. July 13, 2020
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    Lutheran Community Services 7.5.20
    An interview with Andrea McAllister, crime victims advocacy manager with Lutheran Community Services NW, about the work they do advocating for victims of crimes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
  9. June 17, 2020
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    Western Psychological 6.21.20
    An interview with Dr. Joe Hromco, VP of Operations at Western Psychological and Counseling Services, about mental health during this time of pandemic, the services they offer, and ways people can tap into the c…
  10. June 11, 2020
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    Youth Villages Oregon 6.14.20
    An interview with Andrew Grover, Executive Director of Youth Villages Oregon about the work they do and the programs they offer to help families and children struggling to do well. They believe a stable family…
  11. June 04, 2020
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    Meals On Wheels 6.7.20
    An interview with Suzanna Washington, CEO of Meals on Wheels People about their senior food services, how things have changed during the pandemic, and about their new dine in restaurant.
  12. May 28, 2020
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    Sail 2 Change 5.31.20
    An interview with Ashley Barnes, Outreach Director of Sail 2 Change, a non-profit whose goal is to expose under served teens to sailing and the outdoors.
  13. May 22, 2020
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    Guide Dogs 5.17.20
    An interview with Chris Benninger, CEO and President of Guide Dogs For The Blind about raising, training, and matching guide dogs with visually impaired clients.
  14. May 19, 2020
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    Doernbecher 5.24.20
    An interview with Dr. Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH with Doernbecher Children's Hospital about the COVID-19 pandemic, Doernbecher's response, and advice for parents and families on how to deal with the pandemic.
  15. May 19, 2020
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    Kiwanis Doernbecher 5.10.20
    An interview with John Brookens, president of Kiwanis Doernbecher Children's Cancer Program, about the work and fundraising they do with for the Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship Program at Doernbecher…
  16. April 23, 2020
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    Playworks 4.26.20
    An interview with Asia Wisecarver, regional director of Playworks Pacific Northwest, a non-profit focusing on how the power of play transforms children's social and emotional health.
  17. April 16, 2020
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    UGM 4.19.20
    An interview with Bill Russell, executive director of Union Gospel Mission, about how they are handling the pandemic, their homeless outreach, and addiction recovery programs.
  18. April 13, 2020
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    Albertina Kerr 4.5.20
    An interview with Jeff Carr, CEO of Albertina Kerr, about the work they do with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and how COVID-19 is affecting the work they do.
  19. March 26, 2020
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    Sumner College 3.29.20
    An Interview with Joanna Russell, President of Sumner College, about their nursing programs, the new online programs, and how nurses are critical during the pandemic.
  20. March 12, 2020
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    Henry's Uncle 3.15.20
    An interview with Erik Kilgore, founder of Henry's Uncle, a non-profit dedicated to ending the stigma of drug addiction.

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