- Suicide rates among Native Americans are more than three times higher than those among racial and ethnic groups with the lowest rates. Doug Barrett is a suicide prevention coordinator for the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. He says Native youth need programs that are tailored to their own culture.
- There’s a new print publication geared towards a specific audience. News Inside aims to inform and inspire people who are in prison. The Marshall Project, the nonprofit news organization behind it, has put Lawrence Bartley in charge of the project. Bartley was recently released after 27 years behind bars, and he says he’s excited to distribute News Inside to 30 facilities in 19 states, including Oregon and Washington.
- Willie Poinsette joins us to talk about the changes she’s seen in Lake Oswego over the last three decades she’s lived there. Poinsette co-founded the community action group Respond To Racism in 2017, and she was recently awarded Community Leader of the Year by the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce.
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