Listen Up Northwest program 52: Crime and violence

Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

In Listen Up! Northwest program 52: an Aboriginal Transformative Justice Society is being developed in British Columbia to assist First Nations' criminal offenders. (Stark Raven, Rabble Radio, Vancouver BC)

A high school student discusses why violence is increasing in his neighborhood and how policies in enforcement matter to him. (Logic Amen, KBCS, Bellevue Seattle)

The Portland Bad Date Line publishes a list of people who have assaulted women. Learn more about this system and how the information is being distributed (Julie Sabatier, Destination DIY, Portland)

A commentary on the City of Seattle's response to a rash of youth violence. (Logic Amen, KBCS, Bellevue Seattle)

Music by DJ B-Girl, No Luck Club and Aja West and the Mackrosoft.

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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.

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