Listen Up! Northwest: Life behind bars

RTM note: With producer Yuko Kodama on vacation, we present an encore presentation of a program originally aired in 2008.

This week, Listen Up! Northwest explores life behind bars in the Northwest.

Segments include:
* One young woman navigates life with an absent dad and a mom in prison. (Sandi Billings, KRFP Moscow, ID)
* An inmate's mother discusses the latest Oregon ballot measures regarding prisons. (Ruth Kovacs, KBOO Portland)
* The racial disparity in prisons in Oregon and nationwide. (Carlos Chavez, KBOO Portland)
* An ICE spokesperson looks at the legal rights of undocumented immigrants (Patrick Kilpatrick and Linda Olson-Osterlund, KBOO Portland)
* A Commentary on some ways that the police and media can help lessen police
brutality incidents (Logic Amen, KBCS Seattle)

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey